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Period For Additional Unemployment Insurance Benefits Will Not Be Extended In Texas
Sep24

Period For Additional Unemployment Insurance Benefits Will Not Be Extended In Texas

News Release AUSTIN – With Texas’ unemployment rate falling to 6.8 percent, Texas will no longer have access to additional unemployment insurance benefits that would have kicked in after traditional benefits and extended benefits (EB) under the CARES Act are exhausted. Provisions under that act will continue to remain in place until Dec. 26, 2020. The High Unemployment Period (HUP) is an extension for states with unemployment rates...

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FEMA Ends Lost Wages Assistance Program, State Unemployment Benefits To Continue
Sep09

FEMA Ends Lost Wages Assistance Program, State Unemployment Benefits To Continue

Last Week Of Funding Was Week Ending On Sept. 5 TWC logo AUSTIN – On Sept. 9, 2020, the Federal Emergency Management Agency informed the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC), that the Lost Wages Assistance (LWA) program, which provided an additional $300 a week to qualified unemployment claimants, ends with the benefit week ending Sept. 5, 2020. Because the funds provided by FEMA were limited, TWC cannot extend payments beyond that date....

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TWC: State Unemployment Benefits To Continue But $600 Federal Payment Ends July 25
Jul24

TWC: State Unemployment Benefits To Continue But $600 Federal Payment Ends July 25

Other CARES Act Benefits Continue Through December AUSTIN – The Texas Workforce Commission reminds claimants that the Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation (FPUC) ends the week of July 25, 2020. TWC logo FPUC provided an additional $600 per week to claimants who lost work as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Texans will continue to receive state unemployment benefits for the remainder of their claim. For those on regular...

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Sulphur Springs ISD Head Start Program To Apply For Grant Continuation And Refunding, Transportation Waiver
Mar26

Sulphur Springs ISD Head Start Program To Apply For Grant Continuation And Refunding, Transportation Waiver

Sulphur Springs ISD Board of Trustees during the regular monthly meeting this week gave the Head Start program director the go-ahead to apply for grant continuation and refunding, as well as a Head Start transportation waiver application. Transportation Wavier Sulphur Spring ISD Head Start program Director Angela Edwards asked trustees to approve a request for a transportation waiver for the Head Start program. She noted the SSISD...

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