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…

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…