POV: Power Breakfast

Power Breakfast for July 21, 2015

State economy thrives despite energy price decline; Rural areas set to feel impact of lower ozone standards


POV: Power Breakfast

A  nearly daily round-up of news for your consideration:

  • Despite declining energy prices, the Texas economy grew second fastest in the country at 5.2 percent in 2014, The Wall Street Journal reports. And while we’re creating jobs more slowly this year, our unemployment rate is still well below the national average.
  • The Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed lower ozone standards will have an adverse impact on the nation’s farmers and manufacturers that make agricultural equipment, according to The Hill. “Getting to the even lower level of ozone prescribed by the administration will be impossible without serious economic disruption in big cities and rural areas alike.”
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