See where Georgetown unemployment claims stand.
Georgetown previously went six weeks in reporting a drop in unemployment claims week over week before increasing in last week's report.
Including a pay bump approved in June, year-over-year compensation increased 3% for all district employees.
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.
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 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.
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.
New Braunfels officials heard a presentation Sept. 10 geared toward expanding opportunities for outdoor dining and food trucks within the city.
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.
Businesses affected by the coronavirus are encouraged to apply for grants of up to $10,000.
New state unemployment claim data suggests Northwest Austin is beginning to recover to a healthy employment market.
See how Georgetown unempoyment claims have decreased since the start of the pandemic.
Travis County posted consecutive months of single-digit jobless rates in June and July, the first time since the pandemic took hold in April.
Travis County unemployment falls to 6.9% in July, marks consecutive months of single-digit jobless rate
The unemployment rate rose to as high as 12.4% in April.
The Texas Workforce Commission has reported 3.2 million Texans have filed for unemployment relief since mid-March.
Texas hotel occupancy tax revenue dropped 63% in April, 86% in May and 61% in June when compared to year-over-year revenue. The May hotel tax decline is the steepest drop in state history for the tax.
Unemployment claims by Georgetown residents continue to drop as the pandemic goes on, according to Texas Workforce Commission data.
Following a new industry guideline recently distributed by the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission, more bars across the state may soon be able to qualify as restaurants.
Sales tax revenue appears to be holding steady for municipalities in the Lake Travis region, but cities in the Westlake area are still seeing double-digit declines amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Sales tax revenue funds about 8.4% of the city’s budget.
After cutting $4.3 million meant for street maintenance from this year’s budget, Round Rock City Council took steps Aug. 13 to secure road repair funds for fiscal year 2020-21.
DATA: Unemployment claims in Georgetown drop nearly 15% in Texas Workforce Commission monthly snapshot
The data is part of a weekly report that provides a snapshot of the prior four weeks of unemployment claims.