Hospitality, Construction Power Texas to 111th Straight Month of Job Gains

The share of Texans without jobs held steady in July, a sign the state's economic expansion remains on solid footing. The unemployment rate last month was 3.4%, according to the Texas Workforce Commission. It matches the record low Texas reached in June. The U.S. unemployment rate was 3.7% in July."Our economy remains strong as a result of the continuing growth of our Texas employers and our thriving industries," Texas Workforce Commission Chair Ruth R. Hughes said in a statement.  Continue reading...

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