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Texas ranked No. 12 in average charitable giving

Texas residents who took itemized deductions for charitable deductions on their federal income tax forms in 2016 donated $7,334 on average, according to an analysis released this month by the Washington-based Tax Foundation.

Texas has 29th highest home vacancy rate in nation

Texas posted the 29th highest home vacancy rate among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to new real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.

Texas’s population rose 1.3% from mid-2017 to mid-2018

Texas’s population increased by 379,128, or 1.3 percent between July 1, 2017, and July 1, 2018, according to estimates released this week by the U.S. Census Bureau.

Analysis: Short-term health plans in El Paso 42% less than market plans

The monthly cost of short-term health insurance plans in El Paso is $241.76, 42 percent below the cost of individual market plans, according to a recent analysis by the Foundation for Government Accountability (FGA).

Analysis: Home affordability in Grayson County tanks

Grayson County had the lowest home affordability index in Texas in the third quarter, according to an analysis of 440 counties by ATTOM Data Solutions.

Allstate finds resilience and renewal a year after Hurricane Harvey

This week hundreds of local and national leaders gathered in Houston to discuss the lingering effects of Hurricane Harvey and the stories of renewal that resulted from the storm.

Red Dog Dumpsters has expanded their on-demand dumpster service to Houston

Scott Gardner has modernized the way people can order dumpsters with the touch of a finger.

Analysis: Montgomery County has lowest home affordability in state

Montgomery County posted the lowest home affordability index in Texas, according to an analysis of 432 counties nationwide by ATTOM Data Solutions in the second quarter.

Montgomery among counties with worst home affordability

Montgomery County ranked No. 7 on a list of U.S. counties with the worst home affordability index, according to an analysis of 432 counties by ATTOM Data Solutions in the second quarter.

SAN ANTONIO CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Interpreting The Alamo Master Plan

On Wednesday, July 18, the San Antonio Chamber of Commerce hosted the design team tasked with interpreting the Alamo Master Plan approved by the City Council in 2017.

CELANESE CORPORATION: Celanese Announces $100,000 Century Grant To Support Southern Dallas

Celanese Corporation (NYSE:CE), a global specialty materials company, today announced a $100,000 grant challenge for the southern sector of Dallas, Texas.

Jim Keyes, former President and CEO of 7-Eleven, keynotes the National Coalition of Association of 7-Eleven Franchisees Convention

From Florida Business Daily

Jim Keyes, former President and CEO of 7-Eleven, spoke at the National Coalition of Franchisees.

OPINION: Texas Business Can’t Afford Mini-Insurance

Over the past decade, Texas has been named one of America’s top two best states for business. Key to Texas’s success, as Gov. Abbott explained in a recent op-ed, is the state’s low taxes, predictable regulations, and “job-ready workforce.”


The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) has been planning for improvements on SH 46 from Bulverde Road to FM 3159/Smithson Valley Road, including widening to six lanes and adding pedestrian and bicycle accommodations.

SAN ANTONIO CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Chamber Mourns Loss of Recent Tribute To Women Business Leaders Honoree Edith McAllister

On June 21, your Chamber honored lifelong philanthropist and art lover Edith McAllister with the Legacy Award at our Tribute to Women Business Leaders luncheon.

Austin area has highest ‘equity-rich’ mortgage rate among Texas' largest MSAs

Among Texas' most populous urban centers, Austin-Round Rock posted the highest percentage of properties with mortgages that have at least 50 percent equity in their homes, according to an analysis by ATTOM Data Solutions looking at home equity.

McAllen area has top ‘underwater’ mortgage rate among Texas’ largest MSAs

Among Texas’ most populous urban centers, the McAllen-Edinburg-Mission Metropolitan Statistical Area posted the highest percentage of mortgages that owe at least 25 percent more on their loans than their property is worth, according to a home equity analysis by ATTOM Data Solutions.

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