As we continue navigating these uncertain times, it’s important to remember that the small steps we are taking right now are helping to flatten the impact of the coronavirus in our communities down the road. I want to take a moment to thank all of our 25th District front line workers who are protecting our families and keeping food on our tables. From doctors and nurses working around the clock putting the well-being of their patients before themselves, to farmers and truck drivers keeping the supply chain moving day in and day out, we say thank you. It is because of your selflessness and commitment that we will make it through.
March 20, 2020 | Austin, Texas | Press Release Governor Greg Abbott today issued a proclamation postponing the runoff primary election until July 14, 2020 — the same date as the special election for Texas State Senate District 14. The runoff election was originally scheduled for May 26th, but has been postponed in conjunction with the state’s ongoing efforts to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. Continue reading “Governor Abbott Postpones Runoff Primary Election In Response To COVID-19”
From the Chairwoman
The energy is buzzing throughout the Carolinas and beyond as we continue to plan for the convention and recruit thousands of volunteers who are devoted to providing the best experience possible for all those who are attending. Our Charlotte team is working hard around the clock to ensure this is a historic convention that showcases the beautiful Queen City.
February Jobs Report Smashes Expectations
The February jobs report, released on Friday, once again smashed expectations. In just two months over 500,000 jobs been added to the economy, topping what experts predicted for all of 2020. In February, 273,000 jobs were added to the economy. At least 100,000 jobs have been created in 35 of the 39 months since the President was elected. The unemployment rate remains at 3.5%, a 50 year low. In February, wages grew 3% year over year and for 19 consecutive months wages have risen at or faster than 3%. Americans are coming off the sidelines and back into the workforce as labor force participation is close to the highest level since mid-2013.
All Americans continue to thrive in President Trump’s booming economy.