The State of Working Texas 2008

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Don Baylor /(512) 320-0222 x 108

December 17, 2008

Full Report: The State of Working Texas 2008 >>  
Presentation by Maurice Emsellem, the Policy Co-Director of the National Employment Law Project >>  

As the national recession enters a second year, Texas is retreating from a three-year period of economic expansion and broadbased job growth. With jobs and profits harder to come by, Texas will need to respond to the immediate challenges posed by an impending global recession while crafting a more sustainable economic development strategy that equally considers the economic needs of companies and working families. The State of Working Texas 2008 is the latest in a series of joint projects of CPPP and the Economic Policy Institute, which published The State of Working America 2008/2009 earlier this year.