DART president Gary ThomasTomorrow, Dallas Area Rapid Transit president and exec director Gary Thomas will be in Washington, D.C., to talk -- what else? -- transportation. Specifically, he's been invited to appear before a U.S. Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs subcommittee, chaired by Chris ... More >>
Patrick MichelsMayor Leppert is this close to landing the interest rate he wants for the hotel.When Mayor Tom Leppert testified last week on behalf of the U.S. Conference of Mayors, he conveniently failed to mention his own agenda while lobbying the U.S. House Financial Services Committee to loosen ... More >>
Dallas Fed prez Richard Fisher This morning, the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas -- those bloodsuckers! -- released the latest Texas Manufacturing Outlook Survey. In a word: Oy. In two: "Plunged sharply." Or, as the Associated Press puts it: "Texas manufacturers are painti ... More >>
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