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Economists: Texas Economy Strong, Getting Stronger

Official and independent economists have told state lawmakers that the $1.3 billion Texas economy has completely recovered from the Great Recession and is getting stronger.

03/27/2014

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Quality Of Texas Teachers Dropping With Low Pay

An expert economist has testified in the public school finance trial that Texas teacher quality in the state is dropping, largely because of low pay in a competitive market.

12/04/2012

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Numbers Don’t Fully Explain Women’s Pay Disparity

A new study out Monday says women in Texas are still earning less than men. But economists say, the numbers, in this case, don’t tell the whole story.

11/20/2012

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How Women Should Ask For A Raise

When it comes to negotiating a pay raise, getting a promotion, or even landing a new job — women often end up settling for less than they deserve. Now, some are turning to professionals for help.

CBS 11–09/26/2012