Texas Construction Activity Down, but Still Ranking High for U.S.

Without a doubt, 2020 will stand out as one of the most unimaginable and unforgettable years in history. The...

Texas Oil Industry Not Jumping for Joy Over Biden Presidency

With former Vice President Joe Biden inching closer to clinching the presidency, the Texas oil and gas industry is bracing for a...

Retail Spending Still Strong, but Rest of Texas Economy Hurting

With the exception of retail sales, all major economic sectors of the Texas economy continue to be impacted by the ongoing pandemic,...
Taxes

Texans Still in a Buying Mood, but Rest of State’s Economy in a Slump

State sales tax revenue totaled $2.57 billion in September, 6.1% less than in September 2019. “The COVID-19 pandemic and...
Unemployment

Thousands More Texans Losing Their Jobs Today as Airlines Cut Staff

Fort Worth-based American Airlines sent furlough notices to 19,000 employees Thursday. United Airlines did the same for 13,000 of its workers. Delta...
Follow up on historic cemetery

What Locals Think of Battle Between Historic Cemeteries, Trump’s Border Wall

Editor’s note: This is the second part of a two-part series on the impact of Trump’s border wall on a small south...
Tiktok in Texas

TikTok Headquarters, 25,000 Jobs May be Headed to Texas

President Donald Trump says TikTok’s new headquarters are likely to be based in Texas. The president has approved the “concept” of a...
Train Railway

Texas High-Speed Rail Project Gets Approval to Leave the Station

The Texas Central Railroad has received federal approval to move forward with its Houston-to-Dallas high-speed rail line.  The U.S....
Border wall threatening historic cemeteries

Historic Cemeteries and Trump’s Border Wall Collide in South Texas

Cemeteries and the wall along the United States-Mexico border don’t seem to have much in common unless the barrier that divides the...
Housing Prices Rising

Home Prices on the Rise in Texas

Looking to buy a new home? Mortgage interest rates have hit all-time lows during the pandemic’s economic downturn. The same cannot be...

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