Lt. Governor announced that he has established a Task Force from his Business Advisory Council to begin to work on a set of recommendations for re-starting the economy.
Congressman Michael McCaul (TX-10) is requesting Vice President Mike Pence and the Coronavirus Task Force that victims of domestic violence be given a safe place to reside during the COVID-19 outbreak.
Governor Greg Abbott today announced HHSC has adopted an emergency rule to allow end stage renal disease (ESRD) facilities to treat patients more effectively during the COVID-19 response.
Commissioner Christi Craddick sent a letter to Comptroller Glenn Hegar requesting he extend the monthly deadline to file crude oil and natural gas production taxes.
Disaster relief funds, increased unemployment compensation and extended duration part of federal package to help unemployed workers and businesses affected by COVID-19.
Saudi Arabia and Russia may be cutting back approximately 10 Million Barrels, and maybe substantially more which, if it happens, will be GREAT for the oil & gas industry!
Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick issued the following statement today applauding Att. Gen. Ken Paxton for his quick appeal and victory at the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals regarding non-essential elective surgeries during the CoronaVirus pandemic, including abortion.
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced that his agency is automatically extending the due date for 2020 franchise tax reports to July 15 to be consistent with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).
I know many of you have called our offices and are having trouble getting through on the Texas Workforce Commission's phones or website to process your Unemployment Benefits. I've pulled together a number of links and resources shared with our office from the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) and the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) that I hope you'll find helpful.
"Just think about it: four weeks ago we had a beautiful economic picture – a $20 trillion dollar economic engine that was the envy of the world. But you can't just shut down a $20 trillion dollar engine for two or three or four months and expect it to start right back up. That just doesn't happen. We've got to get America back up and running," economist Steve Moore tells Insider's Jim Cardle.
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott approved the Texas Workforce Commission’s (TWC) request to temporarily suspend compliance with several state laws that impair the ability to maintain child care services, especially child care services for essential frontline workers in relation to efforts to cope with the declared disaster.
These funds will allow local Workforce Development Boards to provide child care to the new COVID-19 Essential Workers.
Approval of Donald Trump’s handling of the CoronaVirus crisis has jumped 10% in less than a week. White House advisers say they've been focusing the president's efforts on responding to the crisis, as opposed to the opposition displayed this week by Senate Democrats & House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.
My first priority is ensuring the health and safety of my fellow Texans and stopping this virus so we can get back to our normal lives.
Mac Thornberry (R-Clarendon) released the following statement on the status of negotiations for the third Coronavirus (COVID-19) economic relief package.
Food banks and nutrition advocates praised the bipartisan passage of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act in Congress.
In order to stabilize markets, a few oil and gas producers have suggested that the Railroad Commission of Texas resume prorating the production of oil.
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott instructed the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) to waive the waiting week, for Unemployment Benefits.
Gov. Greg Abbott has assured us that Texas is prepared to deal with the CoronaVirus – and to that end, Texans must work together to combat it. Here are some key links and information.