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TX hospitals see staffing crisis as COVID-19 surges

Texas nurse Jenna Price gets half a dozen solicitations a day from hospitals and staffing agencies that want to pay her four times her current salary to leave her job at a suburban Central Texas …

Texas unemployment rate rises to 8.3% in September, …

The Texas unemployment rate rose to 8.3% in September, the Texas Workforce Commission said Friday, surpassing the national unemployment rate of 7.9% and returning the state to the unemployment levels …

New unemployment claims in Katy area on the decline

New unemployment claims appear to be on a steady decrease over the last several weeks with all three Katy area counties seeing reductions in claims, which tracks with a statewide trend. According …

$400 in extra unemployment benefits remain uncertain …

The amount of unemployment benefits coming to Texans remained up in the air Monday as confusion persisted over President Donald Trump’s weekend executive orders designed to provide economic …

As Congress feuds over unemployment payments, many …

Texans out of work due to the new coronavirus are bracing for the loss of a $600 weekly addition to their unemployment benefits as Congress’ two chambers appear split over extending the …

Texans still face obstacles to collecting unemployment …

Texans still face obstacles to collecting unemployment benefits months into the coronavirus pandemic's economic crisis By Clare Proctor, The Texas Tribune June 4, 2020 "Texans …

Texas sales tax revenue dips 13.2% in May, the largest …

Texas collected about $2.6 billion in state sales tax revenue in May, leading to the steepest year-over-year decline in over a decade, Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced Monday. The amount is 13.2% …

Texas hits record 12.8% unemployment rate

The Texas Workforce Commission announced a seasonally adjusted unemployment rate of 12.8% as of May 22 – a record for Texas. During the past month, a TWC press release said, the Texas economy …
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