Tag Archive: Dallas

Jun 17 2013

Farm bill to affect the hungry

The Texas Food Bank Network (TFBN) released estimates today of the serious impact that a House-proposed farm bill could have on federal SNAP (food stamps) benefits and the struggling Texans who rely on them. A similar bill with fewer cuts passed the Senate Monday evening. The most drastic change under debate, to a state policy …

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May 06 2013

Escape tax surprises

Many taxpayers have more taxes withheld from their pay than necessary. You should try to have your income tax withholding match your actual tax liability, especially if you normally get a large refund and you would like more money in your paycheck. If not enough tax is withheld, you will owe tax at the end …

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Apr 22 2013

Longtime business owner inducted into the Tortilla Industry Association 2013 Hall of Fame

online mortgage lenders p align=”LEFT”>Ramiro Deleon Roel, founder of La Fama Foods, in Longview, will be inducted into the 2013 Tortilla Industry Association’s Hall of Fame at the association’s annual conference and trade exposition May 10-11 at Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas. The Tortilla Industry Association (TIA) was created in 1989 to serve the emerging …

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Apr 15 2013

Texan turf war

Turf wars can be the silliest of all scuffles, and no place does silly with more zeal than Texas. For example, the fine people of Dallas recently fell into a doozy of a turf tussle between the natives and foreigners — and the foreigners are winning. The out-of-staters, hailing from such distant lands as Bermuda …

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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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Jun 15 2012

Latest Obama Policy Change will Help DREAM Act students Get College Education; Rep. Alonzo Applauds Move Doing his Part for Texas Students

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Earlier today, the Obama administration issued a federal policy change which will stop deporting and begin granting work permits to younger illegal immigrants who came to the U.S. as children and have since led law-abiding lives and are attending college.  And one of the first Texas lawmakers to applaud the move was Texas State Representative …

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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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