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What’s on Beijing’s ‘shopping list?

Negotiators from the U.S. and China are scheduled to meet in Washington on Monday, where, after months of trade tensions, Beijing is said to be open to purchasing a wider array of U.S. goods and services. President Donald Trump has insisted that the countries reduce...

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Infrastructure Week: Time to Build

American infrastructure was once the envy of the world. Our expansive interstate system, bustling and modern airports, cutting-edge power grid, and other infrastructure developments were tremendous assets to our economy. But for decades these resources have been left...

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Early Signs Tax Reform is Working

Tax reform’s overarching purpose is to ensure a stronger economy for years to come. A useful approach to assessing the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is to distinguish its tax cut from tax reform aspects. Both aspects are relevant from a certain perspective. Tax cuts were...

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City Losing Money to Shopping ‘Leakage’

Kerrville has the potential to be a destination for retailers. That’s according to Aaron Farmer, senior vice president of The Retail Coach, who presented the findings of a retail study to the Kerrville City Council on Tuesday. The study was commissioned by the city to...

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Work at Brinks Crossing

The low-water crossing at Center Point River Road will soon undergo some repairs. On Monday, the Kerr County Commissioners Court unanimously approved a request from the county engineer to fix the area, also known as Brinks Crossing. “It was been slowly eroding through...

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Can a Texas Lawsuit End Another Immigration Policy

DAPA died at the U.S. Supreme Court, but the deadly shot came from Texas. The Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents program, announced by President Barack Obama's administration in 2014, was a sweeping executive action that would have...

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