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Some in Business Join With Labor to Call for Mandatory Workers’ Comp in Texas

Note: This story originally appeared on The Quorum Report. Join us there daily for coverage of Texas politics and government.  The Texas House Business and Industry Committee on Tuesday got down to work this week on an extensive review of whether workers’ comp insurance should continue to be voluntary. Texas, as you may know, is […]

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Construction Industry “Bandits” Are “Tearing at the Fabric of our Nation” VIDEO

After I posted my thoughts on blue collar workers, this is one of the comments I received from a reader: “It is not just the academic types who devalue blue collar labor but corporate number crunchers who assume one set of hands is as good as another when it comes to these sorts of jobs […]

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Monday Morning Reading: Looks Like a Runoff

Good morning from Dallas! I’m here to follow up on some issues I raised over the weekend regarding the “Value of Blue Collar Work.”  That piece I published Sunday seems to have really resonated with all sides.  It’s hard to know exactly where this conversation will go, but I plan to press the issue of […]

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The Value of Blue Collar Work

The economy has been top of mind for me following my recent experience with unemployment.  After all the drama and support I received from all sides, there came the simple issue of what I will do to feed my family and keep a roof over our heads. I don’t have a college education but I […]

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