Craddick: Look to Texas, not Saudi Arabia to solve energy crisis


“It’s clear that instead of supporting American energy production that promotes high-paying American jobs and relieves worried American families, [President] Biden is focusing his efforts on placating Saudi Arabia, the de facto leader of OPEC. This represents an egregious lack of common-sense leadership.” Source Link CPA Take: Commissioner Craddick is a sharp state leader. She’s […]

Dallas initiative aims to boost health care, tech worker pipeline


“Industry and area leaders want to strengthen the city’s talent pipeline and expand access to some of the most in-demand jobs — those in health care and technology. Dallas Thrives, first launched in 2020 by the Commit Partnership and the Dallas Regional Chamber, aims to double the number of young adults earning a living wage […]

Nevada readies federal funds to fight opioid addiction (Las Vegas Review-Journal)


“Nevada governments are planning to expand opioid treatment and addiction prevention services as they begin to receive the first allocations of money from settlements the state made with drug manufacturers.“ Source Link CPA Take: The opioid crisis remains ongoing despite attempts to abate it and legal action to recoup costs associated with the plague. CDC’s […]

California Power Problems Hit Texas


“Manufacturers also reported curtailing production owing to grid strains and surging prices. Toyota said Thursday it scaled back production at its San Antonio plant. Reuters reported that Toyota is considering stopping production most days before 2 p.m.—when demand for power increases—and shortening night shifts through mid-August.” Source Link CPA Take: Texas should maintain an “all-of-the-above” […]