July 16th, 2019
The lowest unemployment rate in decades is great news, and yet many employers are facing the biggest labor crisis they have faced in years. Full employment is great if everyone working is playing by the same rules. In Texas...
June 27th, 2019
The National Immigration Forum appreciates the opportunity to provide its views on the benefits of immigration in building a more dynamic economy. U.S. economic growth is outpacing growth in workers. As a result, labor...
May 10th, 2019
The following three bills have been deemed important by the National Alliance on Mental Illness of Texas (NAMI Texas). Please urge your legislators to support these critical mental health bills:
March 27th, 2019
Washington, D.C. - A bipartisan group of senators today introduced legislation that would provide permanent protections to millions of Dreamers, allowing them to continue living and working in the U.S. without fear of...
March 8th, 2019
New research from New American Economy shows that immigrants are responsible for more than 26 percent of the Houston metro area’s GDP. The report, which analyzes Census data from 2016, looks at immigrant contributions to...
February 26th, 2019
AUSTIN — Today marks the launch of Texans for Economic Growth, a coalition of Texas business leaders and associations dedicated to recognizing a
February 6th, 2019
Hurricane Harvey was the most economically destructive hurricane in Texas history and the second-most expensive hurricane in American history.
February 5th, 2019
Texas Governor Greg Abbott delivered his State of the State Address today, where he layed his agenda for the 2019 Texas Legislative Session. Watch his address below:
January 11th, 2019
On Wednesday evening, Brady joined Joe Pagliarulo on The Joe Pags Show, live on WOAI in San Antonio (segment starts at 20:56):
January 8th, 2019
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Local leaders on a press call today discussed the effects of the government shutdown and urged Congress and the president to forge a compromise and end it.
June 27th, 2019
Earlier this month, Associated Builders and Contractors praised Texas Gov. Greg Abbott for signing the Neutrality in State Government Contracting bill (HB 985
June 20th, 2019
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Senate Appropriations Committee approved a supplemental border spending bill Wednesday that would provide $4.59 billion for emergency border resources.
April 11th, 2019
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Republican and Democratic senators are sponsoring the newly reintroduced Gateway to Careers Act, which would help native-born and immigrant students complete their educations and fill...
March 21st, 2019
Dallas Morning News business columnist Mitchell Schnurman this week explored the question of why business leaders in Texas are once again pushing for comprehensive immigration reform.
March 7th, 2019
On March 6, 2019, the American Workforce Policy Advisory Board, co-chaired by Trump advisor Ivanka Trump and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, held its inaugural meeting.
February 14th, 2019
National Immigration Forum - While you were sleeping, the House released its 1,159-page spending bill, which includes $1.375 billion for 55 miles of new border fencing and language to limit detention capacity by U.S.
February 5th, 2019
President Donald Trump delivered his 2019 State of the Union address on Tuesday.Watch the video and read the transcript below:Thank you very much.
January 25th, 2019
National Immigration Forum - President Trump’s announced a tentative deal today that would temporarily reopen the government through February 15.
January 9th, 2019
The following is a transcript of President Donald Trump's immigration addreess:My fellow Americans,
December 19th, 2018
The Trump administration is making plans to pull all 2,000 American troops out of Syria, U.S. officials confirmed to Fox News on Wednesday. The Wall Street Journal was first to report the administration’s Syria plans....