Tag Archive: Austin

Apr 09 2013

State fails consumers: Predatory lenders to continue bad business

Statement from Joe Sanchez, AARP Texas Associate State Director for Advocacy, on the Senate Committee on Business and Commerce’s passage of Senate Bill 1247: “The Senate Committee on Business and Commerce took a step backwards today that will leave tens of thousands of Texans exposed to abusive payday and auto title loans. SB 1247, by …

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Mar 28 2013

Longview talks Medicaid: Forum to discuss expansion, improved healthcare, economic benefit for Texas

Local members of Organizing for Action have scheduled an April 2 public forum in Longview to discuss the benefits of the Medicaid expansion that is part of the Affordable Care Act. The meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. at St. Andrew Presbyterian Church, 2500 McCann. Carl Walters II, CEO of WellnessPointe; Kim Nesvig, Interim Executive Director …

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Feb 21 2013

AT&T Invested more than $7 Billion in Texas

    Expanded 4G LTE Coverage, New Cell Sites and Boosted Capacity Drive Improved Customer Experience   AT&T invested more than $7 billion in its Texas wireless and wireline networks from 2010 through 2012, with a focus on expanding 4G LTE mobile Internet coverage and enhancing the overall performance of its networks. AT&T has made …

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May 07 2012

LETU to launch new math concentration

LeTourneau University plans to expand its mathematics department beginning Fall 2012 with several new concentrations. One of the new concentrations is Financial Mathematics. This new concentration blends a solid mathematics degree with business courses to equip students for jobs in state and federal government, brokerage firms, banking, pharmaceutical firms, and international finance. Another new concentration …

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Mar 20 2012

Apologetics Conference: LETU to host Theologian Dr. Norman Geisler

The public is invited to attend a mini apologetics conference featuring Dr. Norman Geisler on Wednesday, March 28, at 10:50 a.m. and 7 p.m. and on Thursday, March 29, at 11 a.m. in the S.E. Belcher Chapel and Performance Center. The conference is part of LeTourneau University’s Spring 2012 chapel theme, “Know What You Believe.” …

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May 31 2011

How regents should resolve the higher education debate

By Ronald L. Trowbridge, Ph.D. The debate on higher education reform has become a firestorm. The reason for the controversy is that, as with any debate, valid arguments exist on both sides. How, then, should the issue be resolved? The first consideration: is there in fact a problem with the status quo? The recent study …

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