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Lack of employees impacts local law enforcement agencies

5.9.22 – ODESSA, Texas —News West 9  Agencies in Midland and Odessa are trying to find new recruits. The Ector County Sheriff’s office is having a hard time hiring enough employees to fill positions in patrol, the jail and dispatch. But,...

Texas voters approve two modest property tax relief measures

Builders worked on new homes last December in Longview’s Mission Creek subdivision. 5.7.22- Texas Tribune  The state’s high property taxes have taken center stage as Texas’ real estate market explodes and drives up home values. As the state’s housing...

Help wanted: Texas has never had so many job openings in one month

Texas has more job openings than ever, and shortages of workers and supplies are constraining some manufacturers in the state, including Texas Instruments in Dallas.Elias Valverde II/The Dallas Morning News 4.28.22 – By Mitchell Schnurman The Dallas Morning...