6/15/12, "Texas reports 22nd month of job growth," Houston Chronicle, R. Crocker
"Houston and the rest of Texas continue to avoid the renewed job woes that have shaken the national economy of late.
"Over the past year, private sector employment in Texas has shown an encouraging 3.3 percent annual growth rate," Workforce Commission Chairman Andres Alcantar said in a statement. "It is a positive sign that a number of Texas industries added jobs in May, led by professional and business services, with an increase of 8,500 jobs.""...via Lucianne