Category: Texas Legislature

25

Nov2020
That’s why economic development strategies tops the list of priorities in support of high paying jobs in high-poverty areas and support for retraining displaced workers using a combination of community colleges, workforce boards and private employers. Read more.

19

Nov2020
The state will use $420 million in CARES Act funding to reimburse Texas school districts for laptops and mobile wifi hotspots they purchased to help students with remote learning, Gov. Greg Abbott announced Wednesday. Read more.

12

Sep2020
A bipartisan group of 88 state lawmakers said in a letter that a statewide broadband plan is well overdue. Read more.

10

Sep2020
State agencies say the proposed cuts are a work in progress, as advocates and some legislators call for greater transparency. Read more.

28

Jun2020
Time is running out to make sure Texas is prepared for what Texans know is coming. Read more.

18

May2020
Governor Greg Abbott today announced the second phase of the State of Texas' ongoing plan to safely and strategically open Texas while minimizing the spread of COVID-19. Under Phase II, restaurants may increase their occupancy to 50% and additional services and activities that remained closed under Phase I ... Read More

06

May2020
Governor Greg Abbott and the OneStar Foundation today announced the Texas COVID Relief Fund, which will provide critical funding and resources to organizations across the state working on the ground to support the economic recovery of local communities. Read more.

06

May2020
The Texans Back to Work Task Force presented its final report to Lt. Gov. Patrick today. Read more.

22

Apr2020
Bonnen raised the idea in a letter earlier this month to Gov. Greg Abbott and Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick. Read more.

28

Mar2020
In an effort to support our Texas communities and families, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott approved the Texas Workforce Commission’s (TWC) request to temporarily suspend compliance with several state laws that impair the ability to maintain child care services, especially child care services for essential frontline workers in relation ... Read More

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