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…

PART IV of “The Craymer Series”: There is no permanent Property Tax Rate. New Tax Rates are set each year at about this time, and It’s those Tax Rates that determine your…

Ag Law in the Field program set for Sept. 17 in Nacogdoches

Lease agreements, estate planning, fence laws to be covered Writer: Adam Russell, 903-834-6191, adam.russell@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Ricky Thompson, 903-560-7711, ricky.thompson@ag.tamu.edu NACOGDOCHES – An Ag Law in the Field program, which will…

Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. –U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) released the following statement after the Senate passed the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act (FIRRMA) as a part of…

The Tax Man is Lurking in the Shadows. Get Your Flashlight On! PART III of “The Craymer Series”: There is no permanent Property Tax Rate. New Rates are set each year at…

So far Democrat anxiety has been kept to a whisper, behind closed doors Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. — Sen. Bernie Sanders is leading a growing Leftist Political Revolt. Yes,…

“Their business-friendly climate, state incentives, and geographical location were important factors…” Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. — Ever since then-Governor Rick Perry began aggressively recruiting businesses to Texas with his newly…

A new study investigates the intersection of climate change and real estate, and finds that higher elevations bring higher values. Source: Science News

Williamson County Land Expo set for July 18

Writer: Paul Schattenberg, 210-859-5752, paschattenberg@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Tyler Coufal, 512-943-3300, tyler.coufal@ag.tamu.edu GEORGETOWN — The 2018 Williamson County Land Expo is slated for July 18 in the training room of the Texas…

What Happened Behind The Scenes To Fill A Vacant College Station Retail Building

College Station and local real estate officials worked more than a year to bring a new retailer to fill the former Gander Mountain store along the freeway. From the city’s…

Ryan Ellis & Cesar Conda – Washington Examiner Outgoing Speaker of the House Paul Ryan talks about the new tax reform law quite a lot, as one would imagine. When…

Energetic Bear/Crouching Yeti: attacks on servers

Energetic Bear/Crouching Yeti is a widely known APT group active since at least 2010. The group tends to attack different companies with a strong focus on the energy and industrial…

White House probing huge loans to Kushner's family firm

WASHINGTON (AP) — White House officials have been looking into whether $500 million in loans that went to Trump administration senior adviser Jared Kushner’s family real estate company may have…