July numbers show jobs are up in Texas

SAN ANTONIO (KTSA News) — Jobs continue to surge across Texas, according to Governor Greg Abbott.

In a FRiday release, he says July numbers show employers created close to 73,000 jobs over the month.

“Texas jobs are booming, and more Texans are working than ever before as we again break all previous records for total jobs,” said Governor Abbott. “Despite the economic challenges job creators are facing across the nation, businesses are investing with confidence in the Lone Star State because we’ve built a framework that allows free enterprise to flourish and hardworking Texans to succeed. The July jobs report shows that our welcoming business environment, our lower business operating costs, and our young, skilled, diverse, and growing workforce offer unmatched advantages for job creators. We continue unleashing the full might of our economy and ensuring a more prosperous future for Texans all across this great state.”

The unemployment rate is down to 4.0 percent, the lowest number since before the pandemic.

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