Texas Jobless Rate Falls to All-time Low Since Records Started in 1976

The Texas unemployment rate reached an all-time low last month at 3.5%, according to data released Friday by the Texas Workforce Commission. May's jobless rate is the lowest since the federal government started tracking state data in 1976.The unemployment rate is down from April, which matched a previous record at 3.7%. Nationally, the jobless rate in May was 3.6%.“Today, I am especially proud to be a Texan," TWC commissioner Julian Alvarez said in a statement. “As more Texans find stable employment, they are able to invest in their communities and future generations of Texas workers.”  Continue reading...

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