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Government Actions

When the private sector does not address a major issue, the public sector will often step into the vacuum and do it. The construction industry has been slow to embrace the principles of social responsibility and sustainable value, focusing instead on whatever it takes to be lowest bidder. As a consequence of this, government is adopting policies that reshape the rules for the industry.

Center for Houston’s Future hosted a conversation with Loren Steffy about his new book with Stan Marek, Deconstructed: An Insider’s View of Illegal Immigration and the Building...
On a Monday morning in 2009, the phone chirped on Stan Marek’s desk, and he snapped up the receiver. On the other end, the front-desk receptionist sounded nervous.
The following article was authored by Charles Frantes and originally published on TexasGOPVote:On a recent Rational Middle podcast, Executive Producer Loren Steffy spoke with...
Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raided seven poultry plants in August 2019 and detained over 680 people on suspicion that they were illegal immigrant workers. ICE...
The following article was authored by Charles Frantes: In the latest Rational Middle of Immigration podcast, Tony Payan & Pamela Lizette Cruz of the James A. Baker,...
As states begin to ease lockdown restrictions, many businesses are looking for ways to reopen while maintaining social distancing guidelines and protecting their employees.To help...
Jorge Lima, Senior VP of Policy at Americans for Prosperity, recently joined host Gregory Kallenberg on Kallenberg's Rational Middle podcast to discuss the importance of finding...
Chelsie Kramer of New American Economy, a nonprofit, bipartisan immigration research and advocacy organization was a guest on a recent episode of Rational Middle podcast. New...
In response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), the Greater Houston Partnership is providing a daily update on public policies and other newsworthy items from local, state and...