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…

Independents believe the “Rule of Law” is at Risk By George Huntoon Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — Word is leaking out. Republicans are worried. The mid-term elections are going…

As oil and gas exports surge, West Texas becomes the world’s “extraction colony”

Vehicles pass oil pumpjacks at sunrise in the Permian Basin region of West Texas. Jerod Foster for The Texas Tribune MIDLAND — Drilling booms have come and gone in this…

At more than $43 billion, the State Board of Education Managed PSF is the largest Educational Endowment in the country Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — “Over the decades, the Permanent…

Olson, Jarvis inducted into Ag Economics Honor Registry

Media contact: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – Mark Olson (’71) and Britt Jarvis (’85) are the newest inductees into the Texas A&M University Department of Agricultural Economics Tyrus…

As taxing entities debate whether to cut, maintain or raise property tax rates… By Cynthia Thomas Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — Texas has one of the highest effective real…

Patrick is “An unwavering advocate for private-property rights & homeowners.” Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — “We are proud to support Lt. Gov. Patrick because he is an unwavering advocate…

Bryan City Council Gives The Bryan Business Council More Power

The Bryan city council has given the Bryan Business Council new power in economic development matters. At the governing body’s last meeting, approval of a new agreement to spend public…

Operation AppleJeus: Lazarus hits cryptocurrency exchange with fake installer and macOS malware

Overview Lazarus has been a major threat actor in the APT arena for several years. Alongside goals like cyberespionage and cybersabotage, the attacker has been targeting banks and other financial…