More Texans leads to more Texans working
Gov. Greg Abbott drew cheers from supporters in San Antonio as he vowed to keep the Texas economy rocking and laid a claim to history.
The Republican governor, kicking off his re-election campaign, said: “And since I took office, in just the last 2½ years, in Texas, we’ve added more than 450,000 new jobs. More Texans have jobs today than ever before in the history of our state.”
That j obs-ga i ned num ber sounded a little low. According to Bureau of Labor Statistics figures provided by bureau economist Cheryl Abbot, the state was home to nearly 11.8 million non- ing