Texas Touts Lighter Regs in Wooing California Firms
Monday’s news that Toyota is moving 3,000 jobs from California to Texas is drawing fresh attention to the competing business climates of the two states. Gov. Rick Perry has waged a lengthy campaign for California businesses to move to Texas. Along with predicting California businesses will see reduced tax bills in Texas, he often touts […]
New Law Limits Standardized Tests, but Not Prep Work
When Texas legislators passed a law in 2013 that sharply reduced standardized testing for public high school students, they included a provision aimed at easing the pressure of high-stakes exams for students in lower grades as well. But a year later, the provision that was written to curb the time educators spent preparing students for […]
Texas added 37,600 jobs in February 2014
Statement by Gov. Perry on February 2014 Texas Job Growth Texas Unemployment Rate Remains 5.7%; National Unemployment Rate Sits at 6.7% Gov. Rick Perry today released the following statement regarding data from the Texas Workforce Commission showing Texas added 37,600 jobs in February 2014: “Job growth of this magnitude is about much more than just […]
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