1,920 unemployment insurance claims were filed in Pflugerville's 78660 ZIP code between April 29-May 30.
Kalahari Resorts & Conventions is preparing to make a splash in the Round Rock-area job market.
More than 3,500 businesses have received funding from the Wilco Forward program.
The Texas comptroller's office has released June sales tax revenue figures.
Texans receiving unemployment benefits will have a little extra time before they have to prove they are actively looking for work to continue receiving state assistance.
The lawsuit was filed in Travis County District Court by Jared Woodfill, a Houston attorney who has led previous legal efforts opposing Abbott’s other shutdown orders during the pandemic.
Unemployment recipients will have to start documenting their efforts to find a new job July 6, with the first reports due July 19.
Eligible nonprofits and government entities may apply for funding.
DATA: Pflugerville, Hutto see double-digit sales tax revenue growth; Round Rock experiences slight dip
Hutto's April sales tax revenue numbers reflected a 36.42% increase year-over-year.
As of June 9, Williamson County’s Wilco Forward small business grant program has approved funding for 2,891 businesses in the area.
Austin-Bergstrom International Airport lost nearly all of its passenger flight usage in April as the region dealt with the coronavirus pandemic.
The Pflugerville Fire Department has sustained more than $200,000 in unbudgeted expenses due to the coronavirus pandemic, as confirmed in a June 2 department news release.
City leaders in Travis County, from Bee Cave to manor, have signed a letter to County Judge Sam Biscoe requesting more than $23 million in federal coronavirus relief funds be released to 21 municipalities as soon as possible.
Preliminary budget forecasts from Central Health show the health care district anticipates a slow down in tax revenue collection growth.
Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar said the state entered the era of the coronavirus in a healthy financial situation, which bodes well for the future as reopening continues, but that Texans are not out of the woods yet.
The layoffs represent 3% of the health system’s workforce.
The University Interscholastic League released guidelines for allowing sports workouts and marching bands to practice.
“It’s been a really exciting process, getting people to donate and getting people to step up to the plate and help us get matching dollars," PCDC Executive Director Amy Madison said.
The local unemployment rate remains below the statewide and national rates.
Texas state agencies and institutions of higher education to expect a 5% reduction in budget plans for the 2020-21 biennium as part of the state's response to the economic ramifications of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
“Small businesses are having to pivot, and we are seeing that. We are having businesses that had one business model that had to change," said Adriana Cruz, executive director for economic development and tourism in the Office of the Texas Governor.
Officials anticipate drawing from federal funds to ensure no delays in benefit payments.
Mark Sprague, state director of information capital at Independence Title, discussed the state of Round Rock's economy during the coronavirus pandemic at a May 19 Round Rock Chamber virtual power lunch.
Plano-based J.C. Penney filed for bankruptcy protection May 15, a move the company said would help it navigate the difficult business climate during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
Nationwide sales of retail, food services plummet in March, April amid social distancing, stay-at-home orders
As many businesses are operating on decreased capacities or have shut down completely, one side effect is a dip in monthly sales for retail and food services.