Texas economy

Energy Will Drive Texas’ Economy This Year – Houston Public Media

In 2019, job growth slowed the most in Houston compared to other Texas metro areas. Speaking in San Antonio on Friday at an event hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, economist Keith Phillips said he expects Texas’ economy to be stronger again than the United States. country in 2020. This is despite job […]

Texas economy

Texas economy adds 29,800 jobs in December – Corridor News

AUSTIN — In December, Texas’ seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 3.5%, up a tenth of a percentage point from 3.4% in November 2019. Texas added 29,800 jobs during the month. In 2019, Texas set a record for the lowest unemployment rate since playoff tracking began in 1976. “As we reflect on 2019, it’s clear that […]

Texas economy

Texas economy created nearly 1,000 jobs a day in 2019

Texas employers added 28,900 new jobs in December even as the state’s unemployment rate edged up, according to data released Friday by the Texas Workforce Commission. For the year, the state’s workforce grew by 342,800 jobs, the equivalent of nearly 1,000 new jobs per day. Overall, the state saw a “slight decline in growth” in […]