“During his 21+ years, Mark’s grown our Governmental Affairs Division to become the ‘Gold Standard’ among organizations.” AUSTIN, Texas (Texas Insider Report) — “I am confident in the long-term vision…

Landowners get lowdown on ag law at AgriLife Extension program

200-plus attend new ‘Owning Your Piece of Texas’ program in San Antonio Writer: Paul Schattenberg, 210-859-5752, paschattenberg@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Tiffany Dowell Lashmet, 806-677-5668, tdowell@tamu.edu Dr. Blake Bennett, 972-231-5362, blake.bennett@ag.tamu.edu SAN ANTONIO…

Budget helps state lower Property Taxes an average of 5.5% statewide, or $2.7 billion By State Rep. Tan Parker AUSTIN, Texas (Texas Insider Report) — When the 86th Legislature convened…

Day by day, individual Democrats realize they’re losing the message battle By Marc. L. Flaster Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — By attempting to try a new approach to stem the…

AgriLife Extension offers landowner-oriented agricultural law meetings across Texas

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Tiffany Dowell Lashmet, 806-677-5600, tdowell@tamu.edu AMARILLO – Own a piece of Texas? Whether it is 2 acres or 200,000 acres, landowners need to be…

Mary Leigh Meyer: Welcome to Sounds Like Health. This is Mary Leigh Meyer. Sam Craft: I’m your co-host Sam Craft. Mary Leigh Meyer: And we are here with Dr. Gabriel Neal. He’s…

US pending home sales rebounded 4.6 percent in January

WASHINGTON (AP) — More Americans signed contracts to buy homes in January as lower mortgage rates appeared to give the real estate market a boost. Source: Business – The Eagle

US home sales tumbled 1.2 percent in January

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home sales fell 1.2 percent in January to their worst pace in more than three years, as persistent affordability problems have put a harsh chill in…

President Trump delivered his second State of the Union address Tuesday evening, Feb. 5th, 2019, from the House Chamber in Congress. The White House released the president’s remarks as prepared…

Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — The Dallas-Fort Worth area has experienced stunning growth, however Dallas remains one of the most economically and segregated cities in America. Through eye-opening data…

Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. –U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), John Thune (R-S.D.), and dozens of their Senate colleagues reintroduced legislation to permanently repeal the federal estate tax, more commonly…

Economic Growth Continues As Fears Increase When The Growth Will End

When is the next recession going to start? It’s on the minds of many according to the chief economist at the Texas A&M real estate research center, Jim Gaines. In…

Two retirement planning sessions offered by AgriLife Extension in Amarillo

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.eduContact: Lizabeth Gresham, 806-373-0713, lizabeth.gresham@ag.tamu.edu AMARILLO – Two two-day sessions of Retirement Planning Today, sponsored by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, will be held beginning…

Estate planning program Jan. 31 in Hallsville

Writer: Adam Russell, 903-834-6191, adam.russell@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Matt Garrett, 903-935-8413, matt.garrett@ag.tamu.edu HALLSVILLE – An estate planning program featuring Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service agriculture law specialist Tiffany Dowell Lashmet will be…

Kushner-linked firm targets richer areas in program for poor

WASHINGTON (AP) — A real estate investment firm co-founded by President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and adviser, Jared Kushner, is betting big on the administration’s Opportunity Zone tax breaks but isn’t…

Surge of oil and gas flowing to Texas coastline triggers building boom, tensions

A brown pelican perches on a fishing pier, damaged by Hurricane Harvey in 2017, in Port Aransas, Texas, on June 6, 2018. In the background stand three offshore oil rigs.…

NASA has awarded a contract to Franconia Real Estate Services, Inc., doing business as Allegiance Government Relocation, of Woodbridge, Virginia, to provide employee relocation services for the agency. Source: NASA

“I didn’t vote for him for his character. I voted for him for his positions.”Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. — “President Trump wants to protect this country. And he wants…

Estate planning seminar set for Nov. 5 in Panhandle

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Jody Bradford, 806-537-3882, jody.bradford@ag.tamu.edu PANHANDLE – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension office in Carson County will host an Estate Planning Workshop on Nov. 5.…

Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) is pleased to welcome its new Commissioner Representing the Public, Robert D. Thomas of Austin. Commissioner Thomas joins the…