A Value Added Tax doesn’t compound and reflects the real economy of the state, because there is a tax every time goods or money are exchanged.
Economically speaking, 2016 was a slow yet positive year. Unlike other parts of the country, Texas has an advantage in 2017.
From heated pipeline protests to stubbornly low oil prices, these are the top energy and environmental stories the Tribune covered in 2016.
A healthy future for the Texas economy will require increased investment Pre-K education, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan said.
Groups across the city and country continue to protest Energy Transfer Partners’ perceived disregard for environmental concerns and native rights.
Local business owners, artists, and advocates will be collecting donations to benefit the Standing Rock Sioux tribe affected by the ongoing Dakota Access Pipeline dispute.
Energy Transfer Partners CEO Kelcy Warren faced more than 200 protesters at a Texas Parks and Wildlife Commissioner meeting Thursday.
San Antonio – At various UT System campuses Wednesday, Environment Texas called on University of Texas administrators to reduce the climate-damaging methane emissions occurring at oil and gas facilities on land managed by the UT System.
A Texas lawmaker says he has a plan to curb costly and sometimes dangerous strikes to underground telephone lines, fiber optic cables and utility pipelines during construction: make sure whoever is responsible pays to fix them.
Editor’s note: Desi Canela, a former Express-News journalist, is in Gulfport, Miss., for the federal fraud trial of San Antonio attorney Mikal Watts and six co-defendants.