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Texas Jobless Rate Slips To 6 Percent In December

The Texas jobless rate settled at 6 percent in December for the fifth straight month of declines in statewide unemployment, the Texas Workforce Commission reported Friday.

01/24/2014

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Perry Group’s 2nd National Ad Touts Job Growth

Texas Gov. Rick Perry hit national airwaves again Friday, this time with a television spot blaming the White House for the nation’s stubbornly high unemployment rate and touting stronger job growth in his and other Republican-led states.

11/08/2013

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Jobless Claims Down And Employment Opportunities Up In Houston

The Houston area’s jobless claims continue to drop as more opportunities open up for job seekers looking for a career change.

10/07/2013

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August Job Report Provides A Positive Message For Houston

The increase in job growth has caused the demand for housing to increase, which means a low supply, but large uptick in sales.

09/16/2013

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Houston Ranked Third In Job Growth

The Houston metropolitan area added nearly 100,000 new jobs over the past year.

09/09/2013

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Opinion: Jobless Numbers And The Newest Right Wing Conspiracy Theory

There is a new breed of truthers on the right. Joining the paranoid ranks of the advocates of a government role in 9-11 and the birthers fascination with President Obama’s birth certificate are conservatives that believe the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is making up jobs numbers to benefit President Obama.

11/16/2012

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Opinion: Ten Reasons Mitt Romney Lost The Election

Today, Republicans feel a combination of confusion, disbelief, and anger as to how a slim majority of Americans can possibly want four more years of the Obama administration in the White House. To many, it seems inconceivable that people want to take a chance on more of the same.

11/07/2012

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Opinion: Obama’s Biggest Failure Has Been On Race Relations

Unfortunately, political poll after political poll reveals that the presidential election of 2012 has much to do – in fact, more to do – with the race of the presidential candidate than most anything else.

11/05/2012

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Opinion: President Obama Says Vote For Revenge

On Friday, President Barack Obama told his supporters at a campaign rally – inside a public high school, no less – to vote for revenge!

11/05/2012

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Opinion: A Few Brave Newspapers Endorse Romney Fighting Tide Of Liberal Press

The newspapers that are not endorsing President Barack Obama are extremely brave. They are to be positively recognized for their courage to stand up against the onslaught of the liberal media which refuses to speak in the best interest of the country as the presidential election nears.

11/02/2012

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