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Texas triples U.S. job growth rate in April

AUSTIN – Gov. Greg Abbott Friday celebrated the strength of the growing Texas workforce and diverse Texas economy following the release of employment numbers showing Texas tripled the monthly job growth rate of the U.S., adding 42,600 non-farm jobs in April.

Texas also leads the nation for jobs added over the last 12 months.

“Texas grew jobs at three times the rate of the U.S. in April thanks to the strength of our skilled and growing workforce and the best business climate in the nation,” Abbott said.

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