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Exclusive: State senator taking on 'anti-competitive' auto dealership tactic that's been costing some Texas car buyers more
DALLAS — I have been getting more messages from Texans frustrated by the auto-buying process:. “They will not take outside financing…we went elsewhere.”. These come from Texans shopping for vehicles and going through what I have termed ‘forced financing’ at the dealership. That’s a setup where they won’t sell you the vehicle if you have loan pre-approval from your bank or credit union. Some consumers say dealers have even refused to accept cash for a new car.
TYLER, Texas — Twenty-one people have been charged for their alleged involvement in money laundering networks that stole millions of dollars from United States citizens thanks to a multi-year operation initiated in East Texas. U.S. Attorney Brit Featherston of the Eastern District of Texas, William Smarr (special agent of...
DALLAS — If you've been stuck in traffic anywhere in the Metroplex, you won't be shocked to learn that several roadways in North Texas are considered the most congested in the state. According to a new study from the Texas A&M Transportation Institute Mobility Division, four road sections in...
DALLAS — It seems discussion surrounding gender identity in schools will be a topic of conversation in the upcoming legislative session after Texas governor Greg Abbott alluded to support for stopping what he called “indoctrination.”. Gov. Abbott tweeted the link to a Fox News article on Sunday, which...
DALLAS — Texas has more uninsured people than any other state. But since November 1st, some of those Texans without insurance have been signing up for health plans in the HealthCare.Gov Marketplace created by the Affordable Care Act. For those who get their coverage that way, there are some important considerations and a big change this year.
DALLAS — This story originally appeared in the Dallas Business Journal, a WFAA news partner. Is the economy in a recession? It depends on who you ask. But one thing bankers in North Texas seem to agree on is their confidence that the region will weather the storm better than the rest of the country. They also all see a recession as an opportunity for their companies to gain an edge over competitors and take market share.
AUSTIN, Texas — The Austin-based homebuilder ICON is making one small step for man and one giant leap for mankind by signing a $57 million contract with NASA to build on the moon. In a release from ICON, the 3D-home builder will soon venture into a new frontier of...