Business

How to Accelerate the Texas Economy

By Mustafa Tameez Originally published on TribTalk, a publication by the Texas Tribune. On Nov. 3, Texans will go to the polls to vote on whether the state should dedicate $2.5 billion in sales tax revenue to the state highway fund to help build and maintain roads....

HPD Chief says the War on Drugs is a “Miserable Failure”

HPD Chief McClelland is moving away from the traditional stance on drug crime. He says money should go to treatment and prevention programs rather than jailing low level drug offenders. It costs $50,000- $60,000 per year to house a single inmate in Texas prisons....

Commercial space sector can help NASA compete

By Nick Lampson *Originally published in the Houston Chronicle on July 28, 2009 Forty years ago when the Apollo Lunar Module landed on the moon, we Texans had a front row seat, and our brave men and women at Houston's Johnson Space Center inspired our nation and the...

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