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The Texas Economy continues to fire on all cylinders. Texas Public Policy Foundation Senior Economist Dr Vance Ginn says the seventeen thousand-plus jobs added last month and record-low unemployment numbers from the Texas Workforce Commission doesn't tell the whole story. "In...
People who live near the possible testing site of the so-called "starship" in Boca Chica Beach -- outside of Brownsville -- say they got a notice about it. SpaceX founder Elon Musk was asked about the notice on twitter and said "hopefully" testing would start this week, but...
A San Antonio man is behind bars after posing as an H-E-B employee to evade a hit-and-run arrest. It started just before 2AM this morning. Bexar County Sheriffs Deputies were called when 28-year-old Orlando Perez-Ortiz was in violation of a protective order filed by his...
Raising the age to buy cigarettes and e-cigarettes to 21 is being debated at the State Capitol. The bill has the support of Texas 21, a coalition of 75 public health groups. Their spokesman Dr. John Carlo made his case for raising the age of purchasing cigarettes and e-...
(Credit: Shutterstock) The Texas Senate has passed the first bill of the 2019 legislative session, approving a $5,000 annual pay raise for teachers and school librarians. The measure passed unanimously on Monday and now heads to the state House. Under it, Texas would provide...
(Credit: Tobacco 21) Stopping the sale of tobacco products to Texans under age 21 is sound policy and common sense, saves lives and dollars, and is overwhelmingly supported by Texans, according to a broad base of supporters who joined in a press conference Tuesday. Texas...
Dan Patrick's approval ratings are trailing his boss. So says the latest University of Texas/Texas Tribune poll of 1200 registered voters surveyed on the internet. Governor Greg Abbott enjoys a 51 percent approval rating according to the poll with 32 percent giving him the...
Texans are on board with having sin taxes fund public education. That's according to the latest University of Texas/Texas Tribune poll of 1200 voters surveyed on the internet last month. Sixty percent support legalizing marijuana and taxing it. Almost that many people think...
The bill would eliminate the arrest, jail-time and criminal record associated with low-level marijuana possession. Instead, it carries a fine, if you are caught three times than it is a Class-C Misdemeanor. Heather Fazio with "Texans for Responsible Marijuana Policy" claims this...