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Workers’ Group Urges Reform of Austin’s Incentive-Giving System

In recent years, Austin has become a generous incentive-giver to corporations – but not all companies keep up their end of the deal. On […]

Sweeping Education Bill Would Slash STAAR Requirements, Introduce New School Rating System

Aycock’s House Bill 5 is a monstrous reworking of the education code that finally commits to legalese the testing and accountability reforms he and other lawmakers have batted around for the last year or so. Still, Aycock stressed this morning that it’s only meant as a starting point.

Exxon’s Utopian Vision For North Houston Is Eerily Familiar

Along with New York City-based Coventry Development Corporation, Exxon is creating a company town from scratch in North Houston.

Perry: More Money for I-69 Means More Business for Texas

Maybe the Trans-Texas Corridor wasn’t so dead after all. Gov. Rick Perry stepped up his support Wednesday morning for new interstate highway construction running […]

Hot List: Day 30 of the Legislature

The Lead The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas was the major topic at the Capitol yesterday. Two Senate committees heard testimony about […]