Abbott Gives Charles Schwab 3rd State-Funded GrantGov. Greg Abbott is giving $6 million in taxpayer funds to the Charles Schwab Corp. for a new office near Fort Worth. The grant money will help create 1,200 jobs over the next decade in Westlake.
Governor Abbott: Kubota Tractor Moving Headquarters To GrapevineKubota’s headquarters relocation is projected to create at least 344 new jobs and $51 million in capital investment in Texas, according to Governor Abbott's office.
Wendy Davis Accuses AG Greg Abbott Of Incentive Fund 'Cover Up'Democrat Wendy Davis is accusing Republican Attorney General Greg Abbott of a 'cover up' involving economic incentive dollars on the eve of their final debate in the Texas governor's race.
Audit Finds Problems In Gov. Perry's Deal-Closing Texas Enterprise FundThe first state audit of Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry's deal-closing business fund is raising questions about jobs created and the level of completion from other states luring the same companies.
SpaceX To Build Rocket Launch Site In South TexasTexas and SpaceX have announced that the company will build the first commercial site for orbital launches on the state's southernmost tip.
New Kohl's Operation Center To Bring 1,500 Jobs To DallasTexas Gov. Rick Perry announced on Friday that the state will invest $864,000 in Kohl's Department Stores to help open a customer service operations center in Dallas. The center is expected to create more than 1,500 jobs.
Texas Lawmakers Pushing Back On Gov. Perry In 2013 Governor Rick Perry revved up for a presidential bid in 2011 by showing the country who's boss in Texas: He slashed spending, tightened abortion restrictions and declared illegal immigration a state emergency. He's not calling the shots anymore.
Pipeline Giant Tenaris To Build $1.3B Texas PlantInternational energy pipeline giant Tenaris SA said Friday it plans to build a $1.3 billion Gulf Coast manufacturing facility that will bring 600 jobs and better supplying operations to Texas' oil- and natural gas-rich Eagle Shale region.
Firm To Bring High-Tech Jobs To Rural TexasGovernor Rick Perry is cutting the ribbon on a private firm's new information and technology facility, which promises to create 350 new jobs in rural Texas.
Group: Texas Jobs Fund Missing Job Creation GoalsA government watchdog group in Texas said Wednesday that a job creation program touted often by Gov. Rick Perry as he seeks the Republican presidential nomination has delivered on barely a third of the jobs it promised to bring to the state by the end of last year.
The Texas Enterprise Fund & The Perry CampaignA new watchdog report says that nearly half of the companies receiving money from the Texas Enterprise Fund also gave money to Governor Rick Perry's campaign or the Republican Governor's Association.
Teacher Layoffs Would Hamper Some Local EconomiesPlans for teacher layoffs are stirring panic from Houston to far West Texas.