April 16th, 2020
I certainly felt blessed when Governor Abbott deemed insurance an essential industry in his March 31st executive order. Thankfully, our construction clients were deemed essential as well.
April 9th, 2020
Yesterday afternoon, Robby Montoya broke news that the Tarrant County Judge Glen Whitley had banned all in person church services. Specifically, Judge Whitley posted up on social media that he was not allowing in-person...
March 26th, 2020
THIS IS A PLEA TO GOVERNOR ABBOTT AND EVERY COUNTY COMMISSIONER AND MAYOR IN TEXAS.President Trump IS RIGHT! “WE CANNOT LET THE CURE BE WORSE THAN THE PROBLEM ITSELF.”
March 2nd, 2020
The San Antonio patient is back in quarantine, and local health officials are working to identify who they came into contact with.
October 24th, 2019
Breaking news out of Dallas County, TX as Judge Kim Cooks saved James Younger today by ruling to give Jeff Younger joint equal medical decision making for his son James Younger with Jeff’s ex wife Anne Georgulas in a custody...
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 19th, 2019
We are very pleased with the gains made. This was another successful session for mothers, unborn children, and vulnerable patients.
June 6th, 2019
In a move that surprised veterans of the legislative process in Austin, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott this week said he would act unilaterally to extend the life of the state agency that oversees plumbers.
May 6th, 2019
Months ago when the Big Three first unveiled this session’s signature property tax “relief” bill, and remember it was introduced as the “Property Tax Reform and Relief Act of 2019,” they were flanked at a news conference by...
February 13th, 2019
The Republican-led push to cancel out mandatory paid sick leave rules for private employers in Austin, San Antonio, and any other city that tries something similar began in earnest today as Gov. Greg Abbott told a crowd of...
April 15th, 2020
The following article was authored by Stan Marek, CEO of MAREK.Texas Gov. Greg Abbott recently issued an order identifying industries considered essential during this pandemic. I was pleased that he included...
March 31st, 2020
Texas Governor Greg Abbott today has just today, 3/31/2020, issued an Executive Order GA 14.
March 26th, 2020
People flying into Texas airports from New York, New Jersey and Connecticut will be subject to a mandatory self-quarantine for 14 days, or the duration of their stay in Texas, whichever is shorter. Abbott said he’s issuing a...
January 15th, 2020
Business leaders across Texas are suffering from workforce shortages. Texas should welcome these legal immigrants. They have been fully vetted by the federal government. With our state’s booming economy and record low...
July 11th, 2019
In the recent legislative session, state lawmakers approved two new bills that will lower school property taxes and limit the rise of other property taxes in Texas, at least until the next legislative session.
June 24th, 2019
The security and humanitarian crisis at our southern border is one that Texas faces firsthand, and it only continues to escalate because Democrats have refused to prioritize the safety and security of Americans. In the past...
June 17th, 2019
After weeks of speculation about how he would be able to do it unilaterally, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced he has signed an executive order to extend the life of the state agency that oversees the plumbing industry.
May 28th, 2019
One of the few licensed trades in Texas will no longer be regulated after lawmakers in Austin failed to extend the life of the state agency that oversees plumbers.
March 6th, 2019
A Texas Senate committee has signed off on a proposed ban on city ordinances that require private employers to provide paid sick leave to employees.