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3.28.2020-Governor Abbott Announces HHSC Request Of Section 1135 Waiver To Support Health Care Workforce In Medicaid Program (Read More)
3.28.2020-Governor Abbott Removes Licensing Barriers For Advance Practice Registered Nurses (Read More)
3.28.2020-Governor Abbott Waives Certain Licensing Regulations For Pharmacists, Technicians (Read More)
3.27.2020-Governor Abbott Announces National Guard Deployment in Support of COVID-19 Response (Read More)
3.27.2020-Governor Abbott Announces New Processes To Preserve And Extend Child Care Capacity For Front Line Workers (Read More)
3.26.2020-Cornyn Votes for Third Coronavirus Relief Bill (Read More)
3.24.2020 - Governor Abbott Authorizes Restaurants To Sell Bulk Retail Product From Distributors To The Public (Read More)
3.24.2020 - Update from Congressman John Carter (Read More)
3.23.2020 - Texas Workforce Commission Extends Call Center Hours (Read More)
3.20.2020 - Governor Abbott Announces Approval Of Emergency Designation For Small Business Disaster Loans From U.S. Small Business Administration (Read More)
3.19.2020 - Governor Abbott Issues Executive Orders In Accordance With Federal Guidelines To Mitigate Spread Of COVID-19 In Texas (Read More)
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The Mass Claims program streamlines the unemployment benefit claims process for employers faced with either temporary or permanent layoffs. Employers can submit basic worker information on behalf of their employees to initiate claims for unemployment benefits.