HHSC announces more than $1 billion in pandemic food benefits for Texans

Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) has received approval from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to provide more than $1 billion in food benefits through the federal Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) program to families with children who have temporarily lost access to free or discounted school meals due to COVID-19-related school closures, it has been announced by Gov. Greg Abbott.

Workforce Solutions Alamo launching online tutorials

As part of Workforce Solutions Alamo’s strategy to improve accessibility for job seekers during the COVID-19 pandemic, the agency has developed step-by-step tutorial videos to help applicants navigate the Texas Workforce Commission’s online services.

Supporting local, having patience much needed now

So … now what? With the governor’s latest announcements to re-open many more businesses and activities, we now face the task of figuring out just how to do that.