economy

Texas is Getting Its Butt Kicked By Other States
We love Texas unconditionally, right?  That's good.  Because, to put it nicely, other states are superior in the way they handle certain essential things like roads and jobs, and we've landed at the bottom in several categories.  Plainly speaking, we're getting our…
Walmart to Close 269 Stores, Nearly 30 in Texas
Wal-Mart has announced plans to close 269 stores across the U.S. and globally.  According to a press release, officials with Wal-Mart indicated that after assessing their portfolio for 2015, there was a need for these closures to ensure Wal-Mart remains a healthy business.
$35 Million Dollar New Jail Bond Passes in Tyler
After fifteen years of putting a new jail on the bond the voters have finally voted in favor.
Smith County - Jail Bond Proposition
Voting Results
FOR 3,644
AGAINST 2,136
The May ballot was for $35 million dollars which would help alleviate jail overcrowding issues in Smith County...
Libyas Crisis Leads To Extreme Gas Prices
WTF! I don't know everything, but I know that this is getting a little scary. How high do you think the prices will go? We're already at $100.00 per barrell for oil. Experts say it's going to get worse. Will the economy survive it? Video after the jump.
Valentine’s Day Spending On The Rise
Now that the Super Bowl is over, it's time to countdown to -- Valentine's Day.
Times are tough these days and Americans are trying hard to save as much as possible. However, Valentine's Day is fast approaching and despite a poor economy, experts are predicting a rise in Valentine'…
Winning The Future 2011 State of the Union
President Obama's 2011 State of the Union (titled "Winning the Future") focused heavily on all political parties working together -- Republican and Democrat congress members even watched in a mixed seating arrangement, rather than occupying separate sections of the House. Obama also announ…