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DATA: Household income, uninsured rate increase in DFW

The latest data release from the 2018 American Community Survey shows that population is not the only thing  increasing in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

Texas shoppers to save millions during tax-free weekend, Aug. 9-11

Editor's note: This post has been updated to clarify the 8.25% sales tax charge refers to the state and local charges.

Coworking facilities in Richardson offers flexibility, amenities to members

Local business owners are looking to get in on the ground floor of a workplace trend taking DFW by storm.

2019 Health Care Directory: A snapshot of health in Richardson, Dallas and Collin County

Dallas and Collin County offer a variety of health services for residents. See how healthy residents of both …

Gov. Greg Abbott signs bill designed to limit property tax growth

By Riane Roldan and Shannon Najmabadi , The Texas Tribune

More beds to address regional growth around Methodist Richardson Medical Center

Two years ago while blow-drying her hair, Candace Young felt a shooting pain down her right arm. After a gentle pleading by her husband, Young agreed to check into Methodist Richardson Medical Center. 

Richardson to collect $72 million in property taxes over 15-year Texas Instruments deal

Richardson will see its single-largest corporate investment to date after Texas Instruments announced on April 18 plans to sink $3.2 billion into an expansion of its semiconductor chip-manufacturing facility.

Texas shoppers pay no sales tax on emergency preparedness supplies this weekend, April 27-29

As hurricane season approaches in Texas, state Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced a statewide sales tax holiday this weekend, April 27-29, on emergency preparedness supplies.

North Texas Tollway Authority's 5-year plan involves $1.5 billion investment in existing toll roads

Over the next five years, the North Texas Tollway Authority will invest $1.5 billion in the maintenance, expansion and safety of existing toll roads, according to Public Relations Manager Angelica Solano.

Proposed bullet train could offer quick trip to Houston by 2025

Richardson resident Chip Pratt often travels by plane in his role as a telecom professional, but the prospect of a high-speed train between Dallas and Houston means he could spend less time in the air by 2025.

Gov. Greg Abbott touts revenue caps as 'the only way' to rein in skyrocketing property taxes at Richardson Chamber of Commerce annual meeting

Hundreds gathered at the Richardson Chamber of Commerce's annual meeting Feb. 11 to hear how Gov. Greg Abbott plans to maintain Texas's reputation as one of the world's leading economies.

City entities in Richardson place school finance reform at top of legislative priorities list

At a legislative session where school finance is a top priority, stakeholders in Richardson ISD are committed to ensuring the district’s needs are met.

Study finds Richardson's cultural arts sector a multimillion business

Richardson is often perceived as a tech-powered machine. But behind the city’s digital facade is a bustling cultural arts community advancing the city’s knack for innovation.

Unique program in Richardson boosts home values by incentivizing renovations

Richardson often uses incentives to encourage reinvestment in the local economy­—and its home market is no exception.

Richardson legislators gather to discuss priorities heading into the 86th legislative session

Local representatives from State Legislature gathered Dec. 10 to discuss issues central to Richardson heading into the 86th legislative session, which kicks off at the Capitol next month.

Richardson office leasing totals tip into the millions at close of Q3

Richardson has often been the recipient of accolades for its economic success, and 2018 office leasing totals indicate a continuation of that trend.

Richardson City Council votes to approve FY 2018-19 budget, maintain current tax rate at meeting Monday

Council members voted tonight to approve the city's fiscal year 2018-19 budget as well as maintain its current tax rate.

The only wind tunnel of its kind in the US is now being used to conduct experiments at the University of Texas at Dallas

A tunnel that mimics wind speeds up to 115 miles per hour was unveiled earlier this summer at the University of Texas at Dallas.

Residential portion of mixed-use development HALL Park at Richardson goes vertical

The residential piece of the 30-acre, mixed-use development HALL Park at Richardson is going vertical at the corner of Custer Parkway and the President George Bush Turnpike.

Richardson on track to achieve goal of leasing 1 million square feet of office space this year

Office space in Richardson is leasing at an accelerated pace, according to data provided the city's Economic Development Partnership.