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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…
Membership

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…
Membership

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…
Economy

Port Houston Chairman Optimistic for the Essential Economic Driver

10/19/20
Houston’s position as an epicenter of international business and global trade is strengthened by our robust regional port system. Port Houston, the largest port by foreign tonnage in the nation,…
Membership

Partnership Comments on State Interim Charges Impacting Houston

10/2/20
Although COVID-19 resulted in the suspension of all state legislative committee hearings, the Texas House of Representatives adapted by requesting comments on the various topics they are studying…
Membership

Keeping Texas Competitive through Economic Development Policy

9/29/20
With COVID-19 infections continuing and barring the development and widespread distribution of a vaccine within the next three months, all signs point towards a 2021 state legislative session with…
Executive Partners