Does Texas need its own stock exchange?

Jun 5, 2024
It’s not so much about Texas, but getting away from the growing list of NYSE and Nasdaq rules imposed in recent years, one expert says.
The planned Texas Stock Exchange is backed by heavy-hitter investors including BlackRock and Citadel Securities.
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Amtrak wants to build a bullet train in Texas. Could it kickstart a rail revolution?

May 10, 2024
The project would cut the Dallas-to-Houston trip to 90 minutes. It’s one of a few high-speed rail projects that’s been getting attention lately.
Japan Central’s N700 high-speed train, above, would be the same train used for the Texas Central railway between Houston and Dallas.
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In Dallas, housing voucher holders face limited options when looking for a home

Mar 20, 2023
More than 90% of landlords in the Dallas-Fort Worth metro area won’t rent to people who rely on housing vouchers to pay the rent.
Texas is one of a number of states that does not prohibit discrimination against recipients of federal housing vouchers.
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Workers from out of state and other countries have helped Texas, study says

Apr 3, 2018
The Texas economy has grown about twice as fast as the rest of the country over the past decade, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. And a new report by the Dallas Fed finds one reason is that immigrants are helping to power the state’s economy. Click the audio player above to hear […]

For Dallas Fed president, sustaining long-term growth will take more than tax cuts

Robert Kaplan says fiscal policy should bring less debt and focus on economic fundamentals.
Pedestrians walk past the New York Stock Exchange.
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After losing out on a headquarters bid over a decade ago, Dallas created a thriving downtown to woo corporations

Oct 24, 2017
Boeing’s rejection of Dallas as a corporate headquarters location 16 years ago helped spur the city's current growth in the arts.
Development of the Dallas Arts District was spurred in part by the city's failed bid to get Boeing to locate its headquarters in the city. The district now draws more than 1.5 million  visitors a year. 
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After attack, Dallas police recruits say they’re more committed than ever

Aug 15, 2016
These 100 recruits are mostly men. They’re racially diverse. All started their training before the shootings that rocked Dallas.
Police recruits line up for a uniform inspection at the Dallas Police Academy.
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After Dallas, a look at police training

Jul 8, 2016
De-escalation strategies and community outreach are hugely important.
Police attempt to calm the crowd as someone is arrested following the sniper shooting in Dallas on July 7, 2016. 
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Dallas police shooting: Five officers killed, seven wounded by gunmen

Jul 8, 2016
President Barack Obama, who is visiting Poland, called the shooting a "vicious, calculated and despicable attack on law enforcement."
Bystanders stand near police barricades following the sniper shooting in Dallas on Thursday.

Got an invention? Head to your regional patent office

Nov 30, 2015
Fighting backlog, the US Patent office hopes regional offices will cut down wait.