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NY Governor Admits TX Business Climate is Superior

NY Governor Admits TX Business Climate is Superior

Over a year after internet giant Amazon announced plans for a second headquarters, cities have finally ended their incentive arms race to lure the company after Amazon split its selection between New York and Crystal City (just outside of Washington, D.C.). In order...
Lessons in the Failed Minimum Wage

Lessons in the Failed Minimum Wage

In June, voters in Washington, D.C. approved a measure to increase the minimum wage to $15 for servers and other employees relying largely on tips to make a living. Known as Initiative 77, and approved by a margin of 55 to 44 percent, the increase is part of a broader...
Harris County Voters Approve Massive Bond Debt

Harris County Voters Approve Massive Bond Debt

With abysmal turnout numbers and seemingly no attention paid to this election, taxing entities across Harris County were given the green light to issue millions of dollars in new debt, adding to the state’s already record-high local debt. Texas has the second highest...