Texas

Laredo is ready to restore a secure supply chain

LAREDO – If the deficit of 38% in daily operations in international trade is maintained, with the figures as of…

Texas economy could lose US$24 billion due to oil prices

The downturn in the U.S. oil industry could lead to more than US$24 billion of lost GDP for Texas alone,…

Texas amusement parks hoping to reopen soon

TEXAS – With the summer travel season getting under way, Texas tourism leaders are working with the governor’s office to…

12% of Texas restaurants have permanently closed due to COVID-19

TEXAS – The Texas Restaurant Association released new stats on the impact COVID-19 shutdowns are having on its industry. Roughly…

Texas unemployment rises to 12.8% in April

TEXAS – Texas’ jobless rate rose to a historic 12.8% in April, painting a clearer picture of the effect of…

Texas Travel Industry makes a call to re-open tourism businesses

TEXAS – Under Gov. Greg Abbott’s plan to reopen the Texas economy, retail and dining businesses are slowly opening their…

Raytheon Selected for MK 15 Modification Work

Raytheon Missile won a US$109.6 million contract modification external link for MK 15 Close-In Weapon System upgrades and conversions, system…

CBP Expands Biometric Facial Comparison at the Southwest Border

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is expanding the use of biometric facial comparison technology at land Ports of Entry…

Texas, the Job Creation Leader in 2019

TEXAS – Texas led the nation in job creation last year. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported the Lone Star…

Canacintra qualifies Texas’ reopening of businesses as a positive thing

CIUDAD JUAREZ – The National Chamber of the Transformation Industry (Canacintra) in Ciudad Juarez, qualified as positive that the state…

A massive new rail yard for Texas

Union Pacific Railroad recently began construction of its Brazos Yard in Robertson County, Texas. The US$550 million rail yard represents…

Iowa and Texas are leaders in wind energy

TEXAS – The American Wind Energy Association has announced that Iowa and Texas led the country in wind power additions,…

Communities Foundation of Texas receives US$1 million donation

DALLLAS – Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and in support of Texas community foundations and nonprofits, Communities Foundation of Texas…

US$50 million in loans to small businesses available in Texas

AUSTIN — Governor Greg Abbott announced that Goldman Sachs and the LiftFund, along with other community development financial institutions (CDFIs),…

New program to benefit both at-risk families and local restaurants

EL PASO – Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced the creation of the Comfort Food Care Packages program in response to…