Well woe is me. The stock market is falling and inflation is rising with a recession possibly in the future. Since 2010, the Federal Reserve Bank has been holding interest rates at almost zero and then pumping the money supply by buying bonds with created cash.
State Comptroller Glenn Hegar last week released his agency’s plan to support the expansion of broadband internet access to areas with limited or no access. Hegar and his agency’s Broadband Development Office received feedback through a series of town halls, virtual discussions and more than 16,000 responses to a survey.
The Texas Department of Criminal Justice will temporarily stop transporting most inmates while it investigates how a convicted murderer escaped from a prison bus last month.
Gov. Greg Abbott has directed the Texas Education Agency to ensure school facilities are made safer in the wake of the killing of 19 children and two teachers at Robb Elementary in Uvalde.
There is an old phrase in business about unexpected events that lead to a sudden increase in costs called “just part of the cost of doing business.”