October 2017 marks the lowest Texas jobless rate in over forty years and it’s all thanks to the dedication of our newest president.
During President Trumps presidential campaigning he promised that America and its citizens would he his top priority. Taxes, illegal immigration, and the job market were all targets for improvement that will in turn Make America Great Again. Less than one year in office and economic activity has improved around th country and the numbers simply don’t lie.
The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) reported Friday that the Lone Star State led the nation adding 316,100 jobs over the past year including 71,500 last month. Texas joblessness for October came in at 3.9 percent, below the national monthly unemployment rate of 4.1 percent. In 2017, the state’s unemployment rate peaked at 5 percent in April, dropping each month thereafter. In September, it fell to 4 percent.
“By adding an impressive 71,500 jobs over the past month and 316,100 jobs over the year, Texas employers have once again demonstrated their unmatched innovation and ability to achieve success in our country’s premier place to do business,” said TWC Chairman Andres Alcantar in a prepared statement. “This economy provides valuable opportunities for the highly skilled Texas workforce to also achieve success.”
In October, the annual employment growth for Texas was 2.6 percent, marking 90 consecutive months of annual growth, according to TWC. They based their figures on statistics from the U.S. Department of Labor.
Texas is just one of many states seeing vast improvement regarding job statistics and future projections show a continued improvement nation wide. Liberals must be furious to see Trump doing all he said he would, a strange concept for them I’d imagine.