Richard Greene

Richard Greene

Tax breaks for one development shows why they can be good for a city

Some state lawmakers are gearing up to oppose state and local governments offering economic incentives to generate new business or development. Former Arlington mayor and columnist Richard Greene profiles one commercial development that got off the ground through incentives and is now generating more than the original investment for local tax coffers.

Richard Greene

Texas no longer #1 at job creation. Why?

The Texas Association of Business has a scorecard that ranks state legislators on whether they are business friendly. Last session, the standing of some Republicans dropped. TAB says those lawmakers voted for measures that would hurt economic development.

Three shot in west Fort Worth bank robbery

Police responded shortly after 9am to a report of a robbery with shots fired at Veritex Bank on Merrick Street near Camp Bowie Blvd. Three women were shot during the holdup. Witnesses reported seeing two suspects in hoodies fleeing on foot.