New Braunfels Utilities and City Council have undertaken the first steps toward approval of a proposed utility rate hike designed to mitigate the cost of dozens of area projects.
A new pilot program designed to help San Marcos businesses recover from the effects of COVID-19 will begin Oct. 12.
Round Rock, Pflugerville and Hutto each saw positive upticks in sales tax revenue collections from September 2019 to September 2020, according to the latest release of statewide data.
Skillpoint Alliance is a nonprofit organization that specializes in workforce development and offers free training to low-income residents in fields such as health care, manufacturing and construction.
Austin City Council finds $15 million to lighten pandemic pain on music venues, child care, legacy businesses
Local officials said the scale of the pandemic's economic devastation will require state and federal resources.
See where Georgetown unemployment claims stand.
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 previously went six weeks in reporting a drop in unemployment claims week over week before increasing in last week's report.
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.