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BBR issues report on Texas black-owned businesses

The number of black-owned businesses in Texas is growing but the firms remain small in comparison to other Texas businesses, and their owners perceive significant barriers to growth and profitability, according to a new report from the Bureau of Business Research.  More

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Survey of Texas Black-owned Businesses

Report on the state of black-owned businesses in Texas, based on demographic data and a statewide survey of black business owners.  More

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BBR to release study of Texas black-owned businesses

On Thursday, June 19, the Bureau of Business Research (BBR) will announce the results of its statewide Survey of Black-owned Businesses. The announcement will take place at 10 AM on the steps of the Capitol.  More

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Survey of Texas Hispanic-owned Businesses with Paid Employees

This report analyzes a survey of 2,811 Texas Hispanic-owned firms with paid employees conducted in 2011. The findings presented here build on results from the 2007 Survey of Business Owners (U.S. Census Bureau) and identify challenges to growth among Texas …  More

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Texas Emergency Services Districts in High Growth Areas

Assessment of financial and operational outlooks for Emergency Service Districts (ESDs) in rapidly growing areas of Texas. The study finds that a category of medium and large ESDs in high-growth areas face significant challenges because of increasing demands for service …  More

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