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Texas has given 6,751 electric vehicle rebate credits for $16M
The Texas Emissions Reduction Program offers a $2,500 rebate for buying or leasing an electric or plug-in hybrid vehicle on top of a $7,500 federal subsidy.
Governors ask Biden for ‘honest, accurate’ information on illegal immigration
A letter sent Tuesday blamed Biden's policies for a surge in illegal crossings at the southern border.
US is top exporter of liquified natural gas in first half of 2023, led by Gulf states
The U.S. exported more natural gas in the first six months of 2023 than in any other previous six-month period.
Texas continues to lead U.S. in job gains
Texas, once again, led the U.S. in job gains in August over the year, according to newly released Bureau of Labor Statistics data.
Texas named ‘Best Business Climate’ by another group
Business executives responding to key industry surveys have consistently ranked Texas first this year for having the best business climate in the U.S.
Prices in the South rise again in August
(The Center Square) – Prices in the South Region increased for the second consecutive month in August, according to data released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics on Wednesday. The Consumer Price Index for all urban consumers in the South bumped up 0.6% in...
Buzbee, Hardin spar over questioning, objections at Paxton impeachment trial
The second day of the impeachment trial of Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton was marked by ongoing sparring between lead prosecuting attorney Dusty Hardin and Paxton’s lead attorney, Tony Buzbee.
Court blocks law imposing restrictions on adult websites to protect minors from sexual content
(The Center Square) – A federal judge blocked a new law from going into effect this month that imposes restrictions and civil penalties related to online publication or distribution of sexual material harmful to minors. HB 1181, filed by state Rep. Matt...
All Paxton pretrial impeachment motions fail at trial begins
(The Center Square) – The first day of the impeachment trial Tuesday of Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton began with the majority of Republicans voting with Democrats to defeat all pretrial motions filed by Paxton’s legal team, including throwing out the articles of impeachment. As a re...
More Texas school districts opting out of new law for armed guards in schools
Many of the largest school districts in Texas are going to ask for a “good cause exception”.