The Texas Workforce Commission released June employment figures that showed Texas employers added nearly 56,000 jobs in June, while the unemployment rate dropped to 6.5%.
What, exactly, makes fireflies so appealing?
Every now and then you get a real life test of a theory. In this case we are talking about COVID vaccination rates. One theory is that for whatever reason, a certain percentage of the population believes that vaccinations are not a good ides and in certain states the vaccination rates are under 40% and in certain rural counties in Texas the rate is under 30%.
They say that nothing is certain in life except death and taxes. While those two certainties are undeniable, we need to make sure that family-owned businesses, including farms and ranches, aren’t taxed to death.
The Texas legislature’s special session seemingly is being held to provide more opportunities for Gov. Greg Abbott to round up primary support from an extremist, right-wing base with continued attacks on Texans. Abbott’s agenda is a shameful continuation of the springtime attacks on Texans, from abortion rights and the Critical Race Theory to voting rights and unsubstantiated election fraud to the health and safety of trans kids. There will be information about the Democrats who left the session and went to Washington DC. What was that all about?