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Extended unemployment benefits for jobless Texans to …

Texas will soon stop paying extended benefits because of a decline in the state’s unemployment rate, the Texas Workforce Commission announced Thursday. The state has historically given …

Texas unemployment rate falls to 6.9% in October

The Texas unemployment rate dropped to 6.9% in October, the U.S. Labor Department said Friday, an improvement from the state’s September rate of 8.3% as a new wave of coronavirus infections …

Amazon and Domino’s hiring distribution workers for …

Newly opened distribution centers for Amazon and Domino’s Pizza are bringing jobs to the Katy area which may provide relief to unemployment in the area. Amazon is looking staff its new 800,000 …

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 …

Texas sales tax collections went up in July

For the first time in months, Texas’ sales tax revenue increased when compared with the same period last year despite the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, Comptroller Glenn Hegar said …

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 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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