May 14, 2021


Texas Association of Business urges Abbott to reject extended unemployment benefits

The Texas Association of Business joined 37 other organizations in urging Governor Greg Abbott to reject extended unemployment benefits.

The groups blame the benefits for a labor shortage at businesses like retail stores and restaurants. 

To get benefits in Texas people still have to show they’re looking for work, but some businesses say they’re not getting applicants.

“We definitely have fewer applicants,” said Michael Stone, owner, Stone’s Hardware. “Used to

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Education Writers Association

School board candidate Ed Hernandez embraces his wife, Jennifer, after learning of his defeat in Southlake’s municipal election Saturday. “The voters have come together in record-breaking numbers to restore unity,” Smith said. “By a landslide vote, they don’t need racially divisive critical race concept taught to their kids or pressured Education on their academics. Voters agreed with my constructive vision of our neighborhood and its future.” Expand your instructional approaches by incorporating emoji into different aspects of educating young children.

  • The pandemic has disrupted education for more than a yr, leading to concerns over studying loss.
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National business association releases pandemic survey | News

The NFIB Research Center has released its latest COVID-19 survey on the impact the pandemic has had on small businesses.

The National Federation of Independent Businesses reported 13% of small business owners report that they will have to close their doors if current economic conditions do not improve over the next six months, down from 25% in December.

“After a year of the COVID-19 pandemic and the challenges that came with it, small business owners are working hard to see a brighter future for their businesses,” said Holly Wade, executive director of NFIB’s Research Center. “Economic conditions seem to be

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