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by Tory Gattis — There was a simple, free solution to TX winter blackouts: add natural gas pipeline pumps to the list of critical infrastructure so their power isn't cut.
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by Tory Gattis — Solutions for affordably improving Texas power grid resilience will have to be nuanced and incremental. Winterizing all power plants may be unnecessarily expensive...
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by Tory Gattis — The lead item this week is a really interesting piece my friend George sent me on the future of superstar cities by Matthew Yglesias. I think his observations are directionally correct, but he’s missing some pretty important nuances.
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by Tory Gattis — The Astrodome Conservancy starts a campaign to re-engage the public on what to do with the Astrodome. Will they go big? Or, propose a more modest, affordable plan?
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by Tory Gattis — Houston employers can now offer an option to their employees in their 401k plans that would channel their retirement savings into Houston-focused venture capital.
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by Tory Gattis — Is Austin poised to become the next Silicon Valley? The city is currently attracting an influx of tech companies and workers from California.
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by Tory Gattis — Many people may be thinking of a Biden presidency as negative for the oil industry and Houston, but infrastructure projects could boost Houston.
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by Tory Gattis — What defines Houston? Affordable housing is one of the things that makes Houston attractive to tech employees looking to relocate, and reap the benefits of the Texas model for supplying a continuous flow of new, affordable housing.
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by Tory Gattis — Bloomberg Businessweek's makes "The Case for Moving to Houston" in a story on high-tech workers leaving the big expensive coastal cities.
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by Tory Gattis — In 2018, New Zealand sent delegates to the USA to study urban development, with a focus on revenue bonds and municipal utility districts (MUDs) in Texas.
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