Despite a decline in weekly claims, the state reported a 200% year-over-year increase in Harris County the third week of September.
Individual households can be eligible for up to $2,500 per month for two months in rental or mortgage and utilities assistance. Read more about eligibility requirements and how to apply.
Including a pay bump approved in June, year-over-year compensation increased 3% for all district employees.
South Main Innovation District workshop series to address economic opportunity, housing affordability
The public will be able to participate in the workshops.
Data shows 4,129 area companies received Paycheck Protection Program loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration.
The Lake Houston Area Chamber of Commerce and Lake Houston Area Economic Development Partnership sent out the Texas Business Survey on Aug. 27.
After surviving six months, Austin's workers, small businesses are acknowledging pandemic's long-term reality
After months of day-to-day reassessments, many in the business community are now figuring out how to make it to the other end of the pandemic.
The city of Jersey Village is looking to adopt a lower property tax rate for the 2020-21 fiscal year, but one that will also raise more revenue because of rising property values.
From New Braunfels to Cedar Park, Central Texas outdoor recreation shops scrambling to keep inventory
When combined with temporary state restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many local shop owners are speculating a perfect storm of low supply and high demand is the main reason for changes in an industry that has of late been turned on its head.
Georgetown previously went six weeks in reporting a drop in unemployment claims week over week before increasing in last week's report.
Year to date, sales tax allocations for Keller have totaled $9.44 million, which represents a 13.3% increase compared to the same time last year.
Georgetown has managed to maintain a positive trend in sales tax revenue, increasing by double-digit percentages each month since May.
Job seekers, prepare your resumes.
Six months into pandemic, Austin officials scrambling to save music venues, child care facilities and restaurants
City Council is set to begin making choices on which businesses to try to save on Oct. 1.
Serving the Katy-area homeless population has become more difficult in the time of the coronavirus, according to Tina Hatcher, founder and executive director of Hope Impacts, a local NGO serving the homeless population in the area.
It has been six months since the start of the coronavirus pandemic in Central Texas. See where Georgetown unemployment claims stand.
A temporary economic initiative officials hope will boost revenue for New Braunfels business owners received approval from City Council during a Sept. 14 meeting.
Rents for high-end Class A properties averaged $1,463 in August, the lowest such level in over two years.
Several taxing entities in Harris County and Cy-Fair have either recently adopted or are preparing to adopt tax rates for the 2020-21 fiscal year. This year, the coronavirus pandemic could force districts to make tough decisions.
Cy-Fair ISD board members unanimously voted to approve a tax rate of $1.3555 for 2020-21, a decrease from last year’s $1.37 rate.
New Braunfels officials heard a presentation Sept. 10 geared toward expanding opportunities for outdoor dining and food trucks within the city.
“Our shared goal is to make Houston the premier destination for material research in the U.S. and the world,” said Carin Barth, chairwoman and director for the Welch Foundation Board of Directors.
Unemployment in Gilbert rose to 8.2% in July, according to statistics from the Arizona Commerce Authority
The Lake Houston Area of Chamber of Commerce and the Lake Houston Economic Development Partnership are trying to gauge the coronavirus pandemic's continued impact on the business community.
Under a new executive order, unemployed Texans may receive up to $300 per week on top of their state unemployment benefits, down from $600 per week earlier in the summer.