The giant of internet retail will start collecting taxes on Texas purchases in July, and has promised Comptroller Susan Combs it will make $200 million in capital investments in the state.
The University of Texas Board of Regents approved plans for a medical school in the city, which could generate up to $2 billion for the local economy.
With demand for beef high and herd sizes still low, ranchers are looking to buy more cows.
In addition to announcing a $163 million first-quarter loss this week, the ailing retailer, which has recently tried to reinvent itself, will no longer pay quarterly dividends.
Chesapeake Energy put 57,000 acres of crude oil and liquid natural gas fields in the Woodbine Sand area up for sale this week.
The Lewisville-based company agreed to pay $42 million for accepting "overpayments by federal programs," U.S. Airways dances the acquisition tango with American, and more Texas business news.
The Plano-based company will be adopting a "1 percent-99 percent strategy" by emphasizing both high-end products, like Stacy's Pita Chips, and "value" items, like Cracker Jack.
The Texas Public Utility Commission decided Thursday to raise the price of wholesale energy by 50 percent.
Texas came in last place for health care delivery in a new federal study.
A Texas judge has decreed that the atmosphere and air are a "public trust," just like water.
The State National Bank of Big Spring claims that the controversial law is unconstitutional.
A University of Texas study found that natural gas drilling may have led to seventy earthquakes in the Barnett Shale region.
The New York Times took note of the dozens of hotel, retail, office, and residential projects underway in downtown Austin.
The technology giant's investment is “the largest in size to be made by a foreign company in Texas.”
"Damage to fixed, floating and underwater assets” including offshore platforms and pipelines could shut down 95 percent of production in the Gulf.