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Texas ranked No. 15 in 2019 business climate index

Texas finished at No. 15 among the 50 states in the Washington-based Tax Foundation’s analysis of how states’ tax systems affect their ability to attract and retain businesses.

Analysis: Texas posts highest drop in food stamps participants

Texas ranked No. 1 among 49 states and U.S. territories that saw reductions in food stamps participation, according to the latest numbers compiled by the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).

Analysis: Texas not on track to tax online sales

Texas is not compliant with a U.S. Supreme Court decision outlining how states can go about requiring online retailers to collect sales taxes on products sold within their borders, according to an analysis by the Washington-based Tax Foundation.

Analysis: Texas posted 5th highest sales tax burden per person in 2018

Among the 45 states that levy sales taxes, Texas ranked No. 5 for its per-capita sales tax collections, according to a Tax Foundation analysis of 2018 tax numbers.

Texas gets ‘D’ grade in analysis of states’ fiscal health

Texas ranked No. 32 in a study of the state’s ability to pay all of its bills, including public employers’ pension benefits, according to a new ranking of the states’ fiscal health by Truth in Accounting (TIA).

Texas gets score of 74 on financial transparency

Texas earned above-average marks for its system of making annual budgetary data available to residents, according to a study by the Chicago-based policy institute Truth in Accounting (TIA).

OPINION: Why the NCAA should allow college football players access to Omega-3

Why won’t the NCAA allow Omega-3 as a “permissible supplement” for Athletes when well documented studies prove that by adding this simple nutrient to the college athlete’s diet or nutrition program could significantly reduce the long term effect of those athletes at risk of Traumatic Brain Incidents?

MEFFORD: Pursuing the Death Penalty is Inefficient, Indefensible

As jury selection continues for yet another death penalty prosecution in Dallas County, I wonder why prosecutors continue to spend precious resources on these emotionally-fueled pursuits.

Farmers for Free Trade's ad campaign pits farmers against Trump's trade war

From Ohio Business Daily

Farmers for Free Trade has launched Tariffs Hurt the Heartland, an advertising campaign featuring true stories of how tariffs will damage the country’s agricultural base.

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