By Jon Cassidy | | 16 hours ago
In 2011, a dairy farm called Texas Daily Harvest got a $200,000 grant “to process and market organic milk products throughout the Dallas area,” only plans didn’t work out. In 2012, the owners quit bottling milk and closed their creamery. They had a new plan – ramp up organic fruit and vegetable production through a co-op. And to finance the transition, the VAGP came through with another grant of $144,000. That didn’t work out either, and by 2013, the co-op had a new name, and a new location in East Texas, run by different people.
By Mark Lisheron | | Nov 25, 2015 9:27 AM
Give Sid Miller the courage of convictions that have banished him from the realm of fiscal conservatism in Texas.
By Kenric Ward | | Nov 25, 2015 5:00 AM | 320
A Texas green-energy company that boasted it never took a dime of government subsidies has agreed to pay $8.5 million for misrepresenting the origins of its solar panels.
By Mark Lisheron | | Nov 23, 2015 4:49 PM | 32
Austin seems like a funny place to have a fight over Uber, unless you look a little closer.
By Kenric Ward | | Nov 23, 2015 5:00 AM | 77
San Antonio is seeking $2,667,539 for refurbishing three downtown venues before and after a Seventh-day Adventist church conference.
By Kenric Ward | | Nov 20, 2015 9:02 AM | 82
San Antonio on Thursday repealed its ordinance prohibiting food trucks from operating within 300 feet of any restaurant, grocer or convenience store. The city attorney admitted the 33-year-old law was "not defensible."
By Jon Cassidy | | Nov 20, 2015 5:00 AM | 705
“The regulation is neither clean nor does it have anything to do with power, other than the Obama Administration’s power to harm our energy production,” Cruz said.
By Kenric Ward | | Nov 20, 2015 5:00 AM | 124
Under federal orders to fix its leaky sewer system, San Antonio is doubling down with a $3.4 billion pipeline that will pump up water bills by 50 percent over five years. The EPA has no problem with that.
By Kenric Ward | | Nov 19, 2015 5:00 AM | 78
State Attorney General Ken Paxton on Wednesday jumped into a border dispute with the federal government, charging that Washington was messing with Texas. Seven ranchers and three Texas counties are suing the Bureau of Land Management over a BLM “taking” of 90,000 acres along the south bank of the Red River.
By Kenric Ward | | Nov 16, 2015 5:00 AM | 3.9K
Higher insurance premiums are pummeling Texans in the age of Obamacare, and health-care analysts say ever-bigger increases are inevitable. Now Texans are getting out, opting to pay a penalty instead of digging deeper for coverage.