Texas once again is leading the nation in job growth — at least through January — and economists say trends for the rest of the year look promising.
The state added 33,900 jobs in January and 322,400 for the 12 months ending in January, ranking No. 1 for both periods, according to information released Monday by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Texas adds 33,900 jobs; lowest unemployment rate since November 2008
AUSTIN – Gov. Rick Perry today released the following statement regarding Texas’ seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dropping to 5.7 percent in January 2014, down from 6.0 percent in December 2013:
AUSTIN – The Texas Taxpayers and Research Association (TTARA) today released an analysis of Texas’ 2014-15 budget, finding that it is one of the leanest in the nation and the state’s fiscal outlook is strong.
WASHINGTON–Texas is tops for tech exports, a new report says.
Companies in Texas making semiconductors, telecommunications devices, computers, and other items shipped more than $45 billion in products to other countries in 2012, according to a report by the TechAmerica Foundation, a lobbying and advocacy firm representing the technology industries. That’s a $3 billion rise from 2011.