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The Age of Austerity is Over

Elliott Eisenberg Economy

When the Congressional Budget Office made its June 2017 forecast of our fiscal future, it projected a deficit of $689 billion in FY2019. The deficit is now poised to be $1.2 trillion, a dramatic and …

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2018 Primary Elections Recap

Bradley Pepper Advocacy, Codes

In the age of social media, 24 hour news and amplified political polarization, there is a perceived lack of pragmatism and a belief that neither side is willing to work together to craft prudent public policy. …

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Economic Forecast Predicts Strong Outlook for 2018

Terry Swenson Economy

“Keep Building Responsibly” The annual Greater Houston Builders Association’s Economic Forecast Luncheon in January, was held at the Royal Sonesta and hosted over 900 GHBA members. The standing room only crowd was eager to hear …