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Manhattan Institute Senior Fellow writes that U.S. government should help modernize Houston's dams

The Addicks Dam and The Barker Dam in Houston kept a decent amount of water out of the city during Hurricane Harvey, but they won't last forever and the city needs a solution.

The hardest part of a storm comes after the rain

Last year Houston and much of southeast Texas were ravaged by Hurricane Harvey and the cleanup is still ongong.

LUBBOCK CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Join the Chamber in creating culture of intentional inclusion

Lubbock Chamber of Commerce issued the following announcement on Jan. 11.As the voice of the business community, the Lubbock Chamber of Commerce recognizes the evolving demographic changes in the workforce not only in the Lubbock community, but across the nation.

DALLAS REGIONAL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: DRC VP Earns International Designation

Dallas Regional Chamber Vice President of Member Engagement, Diana Rivas-Smith, earned her IOM Designation in Tucson, Arizona, in January.

GREATER IRVING-LAS COLINAS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Irving Orthopedics & Sports Medicine is Now Precision Orthopedics & Sports Medicine

Irving Orthopedics & Sports Medicine is excited to announce their new name, Precision Orthopedics & Sports Medicine.

LAKE TRAVIS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Camp Bow Wow celebrates bringing premium dog day and overnight care to Spicewood, Texas with ribbon cutting

Camp Bow Wow®, the Premier Doggy Day and Overnight Camp® franchise and #1 in the pet care category in Entrepreneur’s Franchise 500 list, is proud to announce its plan to to host representatives from the Austin Chamber of Commerce for an on-site ribbon cutting ceremony on January 25 at 5:30PM.

SAN ANTONIO CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: City Council approves raising tobacco purchasing age to 21

Last week, San Antonio Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Richard Perez and immediate past Chair of the Board Rad Weaver testified in support of raising the legal age to purchase tobacco products from 18 to 21.

MCALLEN CHAMBE OF COMMERCE: Customer service and "Add-on" sales

Over the years, I have written about the importance of customers to a business.

CORPUS CRISTI: City Closing Emergency Operations Center

The City of Corpus Christi continues to monitor weather conditions and based on the latest weather briefings will be closing the Emergency Operations Center (EOC).

CITY OF FORT WORTH: Water and sewer lines to be replaced, streets repaved on five streets in east Fort Worth

The city’s Transportation & Public Works Department is hosting a community meeting to inform residents of the upcoming construction on five streets in east Fort Worth: Rockhill Road from Blueridge Drive to Oak Hill Road.

CITY OF FRISCO: Frisco Receives State Award for Traffic Innovation, Safety

The City of Frisco receives a statewide award for its innovative approaches to alleviating traffic congestion and improving safety.

OPINION: Next Step in Dismantling Obamacare: IPAB

Taxes are lower, ISIS is on the run, and the regulatory agencies are in a ceasefire with the US economy.

CITY OF CARROLLTON: Carrollton Fire Rescue Looks to Build Up CPR Training Citywide

City of Carrollton issued the following announcement on Jan. 17.Carrollton Fire Rescue has a goal for every citizen to obtain a CPR course completion card and is extending a challenge to the local community: Get trained, save a life.

SAN ANTONIO CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Chamber takes steps to urge the renewal of NAFTA

The day before North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) negotiations opened in Canada, our President and CEO Richard Perez traveled to Montreal to rally with leaders of 24 other North American metropolitan chambers of commerce in favor of NAFTA’s renewal.

LUBBOCK CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: LCC and KCBD Newsletter 11 to host Lubbock County Judge GOP Primary Candidate Forum

The Lubbock Chamber of Commerce, along with KCBD NewsChannel 11, will host a Lubbock County Judge GOP Primary Candidate Forum on Mon., Feb. 5 at 7 p.m.

8 Toys R Us stores set to close in Texas

Toys R Us will begin going-out-of-business sales in February at eight stores in Texas slated to close in April.

GREATER CONROE/LAKE CONROE AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Lone Star College-Montgomery students decide $500 grant for local nonprofit

Students decided a $500 grant for a local nonprofit as part of a class project in a special section of English 1301 at Lone Star College-Montgomery.

UT HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER SAN ANTONIO: UTHealth gain $6 million to refine cancer-fighting antibody

Scientists at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UT Health San Antonio™) and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth®) are receiving $6 million in grants from the U.S.

UNIVERSITY OF THE INCARNATE WORD: UIW Dept. of Art presents San Antonio Modernism: The Art of Bill Reily

The University of the Incarnate Word Department of Art presents San Antonio Modernism: The Art of Bill Reily.

MCALLEN CHAMBE OF COMMERCE: Take me out to the ball game

The McAllen Chamber of Commerce and McAllen Convention Visitors Bureau are proud to announce that this year’s Cecil Fielder New Years Invitational baseball tournament was a huge success.

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