Texas sets new employment record, reaching 13,530,100 total nonfarm jo...

AUSTIN — For the tenth consecutive month, Texas set new job levels for 2022 by adding 16,400 total nonagricultural jobs in August, and total nonagricultural employment reached 13,530,100, according to data released today by the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC). “Thanks…

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With 72,800 new jobs in July, Texas hits monthly employment high for 2...

AUSTIN — For the ninth consecutive month, Texas set new job levels for 2022 by adding 72,800 total nonagricultural jobs in July, and total nonagricultural employment reached 13,513,100, according to data released today by the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC). “Texas…

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With 82,500 new jobs in June, Texas hits monthly employment high for 2...

AUSTIN — For the eighth consecutive month, Texas broke job growth records for 2022 by adding 82,500 total nonagricultural jobs in June, and total nonagricultural employment reached 13,431,100, according to data released today by the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC). “Texas…

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Austin metro ranks No. 1 in sustainability for US, South Central Regio...

AUSTIN — The Austin-Round Rock-Georgetown, Texas, metro is No. 1 in the South Central Region and No. 1 in the nation for sustainability, according to new rankings released this week by Site Selection magazine. Four other Texas cities made the…

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Governor appoints 9 Texas execs to TxEDC Board of Directors

AUSTIN – Gov. Greg Abbott earlier today announced the appointments of nine top Texas executives to the Board of Directors of the Texas Economic Development Corporation (TxEDC), based in Austin. TxEDC is the private side of a public-private partnership with…

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New GlobiTech semiconductor facility to add 1,500 new jobs in Sherman,...

AUSTIN — GlobiTech, Inc., a semiconductor manufacturing company and subsidiary of Taiwan-based GlobalWafers, will open a new facility in Sherman, Texas, creating 1,500 new jobs and generating billions in capital investment, Gov. Greg Abbott announced today. GlobiTech will produce advanced…

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Texas wins 10th annual Gold Shovel for 2021 high-value projects

Texas celebrates a decade of dominance in attracting the most high-value economic development projects for states of more than 12 million residents with its win of a 10th Gold Shovel Award, Area Development magazine has announced. Area Development recognized Samsung’s $17…

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Texas adds record-breaking 74,200 new jobs in May 2022

AUSTIN — Texas added 74,200 total nonagricultural jobs in May 2022 — more than any other state in the nation — according to the Office of Texas Gov. Greg Abbott and data released Friday by the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC). Texas has…

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Ruiz Foods to open regional HQ in Frisco, TX

AUSTIN, TEXAS — California-based Ruiz Foods, the nation’s largest manufacturer of frozen Mexican foods, is establishing a regional headquarters in Frisco, contributing an estimated 125 jobs to the area by 2026, Gov. Greg Abbott announced May 12. “Texas is the…

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Economic Development Week honors state, regional and local EDOs

AUSTIN, TEXAS ─ Gov. Greg Abbott today recognized the critical role local, regional, and statewide economic development teams play in job creation, business expansion, and business retention in communities throughout Texas as he issued a proclamation designating May 9–13 as 2022 Economic…

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