Elliot Eisenberg — The Economic Forecast for the Second Half of 2016: Decent, but Nothing Remarkable

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In this mid-year economic update, Economist Elliot Eisenberg talks about rising wages, declining unemployment rates and increased residential construction activity points to a slowly growing GDP in the second half of 2016. To read Dr. Eisenberg's article, Click Here ...

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Supreme Court Issues Common-Sense Wetlands Decision

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In a unanimous decision this morning, the U.S. Supreme Court endorsed NAHB’s long-held position that courts should be able to review federal decisions that determine whether and how a property owner can develop a piece of land so that the owner doesn’t have to go through the time- and money-c ...

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Texas Supreme Court Affirms Private Property Rights in Bizios Decision

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Today, the Texas Supreme Court affirmed the Appellate Court's favorable decision in the Town of Lakewood Village v. Bizios case. The court concluded that the Texas Local Government Code does not grant general-law municipalities the authority to enforce building codes within their Extraterritorial Ju ...

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