BROWNSVILLE, Texas – Fifty seven thousand nurses are needed in Texas by 2032, says the Texas Workforce Commission’s Julian Alvarez.

The labor representative on TWC spoke about the shortage of nurses at a recent Greater Brownsville Incentives Corporation conference held at the Brownsville Events Center. The event was titled Inquieta – Women Maximizing their Impact.

Alvarez said TWC is working with higher education institutions, and the Texas Board of Nursing to address the shortage.

After the conference, Alvarez spoke with Rio Grande Guardian International News Service editor Steve Taylor about the shortage of nurses in Texas.

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