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  Perryman: Wired and Wireless
WACO, November 27 - About eight of every ten Americans have high-speed Internet at home. Specifically, over 78 percent of people in U.S. households had a high-speed Internet connection last year, according to a new US Census Bureau report. Almost 84 percent had a computer.
  Martinez discusses top transportation issues for 84th Legislature
McALLEN, November 25 - State Rep. Armando Martinez, vice chair of the House Committee on Transportation, has announced some of the top transportation agenda items for the next legislative session.
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    Texas-Mexico Commission proposal discussed at border transportation conference
McALLEN, November 20 - The legislation wasn’t brought up directly at the Border to Border Transportation Conference but former state Senator Eliot Shapleigh’s bill to create a Texas-Mexico Border Czar and a Texas-Mexico Border Commission was referenced indirectly.
    Perryman: Suffer the Children – An Economic Perspective
WACO, Texas, November 13 - As horrific and unimaginable as it sounds, child maltreatment is pervasive in the United States and ranks as one of the nation’s most pressing public health and social concerns.
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    Hilts: Without Senator Lucio, Brownsville would never have landed SpaceX
BROWNSVILLE, November 14 - A lot has been written about SpaceX coming to Brownsville and how the project could transform the Rio Grande Valley and the region’s image around the world.
    When Pharr shocked the Valley
PHARR, November 13 - Pharr is celebrating the 20th anniversary of its bridge to Reynosa this month. How it secured an international port of entry is a lesson in the art of surprise, says a top a governmental affairs consultant.
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  Perryman: A Catalyst for Growth
WACO, December 11 - Successfully developing an economy requires a business environment where companies want to locate.
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  Perryman: 25 Years of the Economic Development Sales Tax
WACO, December 4 - Some 25 years ago, on the heels of a major economic downturn in the state, the Texas Legislature passed legislation allowing local areas to vote to collect extra sales tax to be used for economic development.
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  Perryman: Wired and Wireless
WACO, November 27 - About eight of every ten Americans have high-speed Internet at home. Specifically, over 78 percent of people in U.S. households had a high-speed Internet connection last year, according to a new US Census Bureau report. Almost 84 percent had a computer.
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  Texas-Mexico Commission proposal discussed at border transportation conference
McALLEN, November 20 - The legislation wasn’t brought up directly at the Border to Border Transportation Conference but former state Senator Eliot Shapleigh’s bill to create a Texas-Mexico Border Czar and a Texas-Mexico Border Commission was referenced indirectly.
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  Perryman: Young Workers
WACO, November 20 - The aging of the workforce is a demographic fact. The oldest members of the Baby Boom generation (people born between 1946 and 1964) have begun to reach retirement age, and the effects are being picked up in overall measures of the economy.
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  Perryman: Suffer the Children – An Economic Perspective
WACO, Texas, November 13 - As horrific and unimaginable as it sounds, child maltreatment is pervasive in the United States and ranks as one of the nation’s most pressing public health and social concerns.
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  Hilts: Without Senator Lucio, Brownsville would never have landed SpaceX
BROWNSVILLE, November 14 - A lot has been written about SpaceX coming to Brownsville and how the project could transform the Rio Grande Valley and the region’s image around the world.
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  When Pharr shocked the Valley
PHARR, November 13 - Pharr is celebrating the 20th anniversary of its bridge to Reynosa this month. How it secured an international port of entry is a lesson in the art of surprise, says a top a governmental affairs consultant.
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  Tamaulipas' secretary of energy speaks in McAllen
McALLEN, November 8 - A new regional consortium set to focus on how northern Mexico and South Texas can make the most of oil shale development in the Burgos Basin was unveiled Friday morning at a press conference held at the McAllen Chamber of Commerce offices.
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  Burgos Shale Consortium to be launched today
McALLEN, November 7 - Rio Grande Valley economic development leaders did not really get involved with the development of the Eagle Ford Shale play because it was deemed too far removed from the region.
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  Nix: Mexico energy reform was a factor in TAMUK's expansion into RGV
WESLACO, November 2 - Professor Stephan Nix says the potential for a massive energy sector in northern Mexico played a part in Texas A&M University-Kingsville’s decision to open a school of engineering in the Rio Grande Valley.
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  Creating a seamless transfer of workers between Eagle Ford Shale and Cuenca de Burgos
MONTERREY, October 19 - The director of the Binational Center at Texas A&M International University in Laredo would like to see binational, bicultural and bilingual energy industry workers transfer seamlessly from the Eagle Ford Shale to the Cuenca de Burgos.
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  Diputado: Biggest benefit of energy reform will be increased competitiveness
MONTERREY, October 17 - The biggest benefit from Mexico’s energy reforms will be a more competitive industrial base brought about by lower electricity prices, says a border congressman.
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  Worsley: Something magical is happening in Mexico
MONTERREY, October 18 - On the first day of the 21st Annual U.S.-Mexico Border Energy Forum, Texas Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson paid tribute to Mexico’s political leaders, saying they showed true leadership in deregulating their country’s energy sector.
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  Perryman: Ending Wright
WACO, October 17 - On October 13, 2014, the Wright Amendment expired, removing decades-old limitations on flights out of Dallas Love Field.
   
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Perryman: A Catalyst for Growth

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