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New Year, New Texas Legislative Session - What it Means for Houston

1/15/21
Legislative Session Update The Texas Legislature gaveled into session this week, marking the beginning of the 87th Texas Legislative Session. In response to the ongoing pandemic, the House and Senate…
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New Partnership Members in November

12/14/20
The Greater Houston Partnership welcomed 15 new member companies in the month of November. The Partnership works to connect companies with resources, information and business development …
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Texas Lawmakers to Consider Critical Economic Development Policy in '21 Session

12/11/20
While Texas has a great reputation as an overall business friendly state, higher property taxes create a challenge to attracting large industrial facilities. In fact, major industrial facilities in…
Education

Is Greater Houston Getting a Fair Cut of Higher Education Funding?

11/20/20
Colleges and universities draw funds from various sources to sustain their operations, but it’s the state funding that often receives the most attention due to the complexities of the funding formula…
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Preserving Progress on Public Education a Priority in '21 Legislative Session

11/12/20
For decades, the Texas Legislature attempted to solve the complex issues in Texas public school finance, and for decades the body failed in that attempt. The systems that the Legislature and Supreme…
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Likely Texas House Speaker Candidate Emerges

11/9/20
Now that the 2020 elections are behind us, the makeup of the Texas Legislature is coming into focus.  Despite some predictions of a possible Democrat majority in the Texas House, Republicans…
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