The final GOP Tax Bill, explained

From the Washington Post: The final GOP tax bill is complete. Here’s what’s in it. Republicans were joyful Friday as they finalized their tax plan, bridging differences between the House and Senate bills and moving another step closer to getting legislation to President Trump by Christmas.  Read more…

Thank you to our Symposium Sponsors!

With just over a month remaining before the 2018 Texas Home & Mortgage Symposium, we are excited to thank our generous sponsors for helping make it possible.  It’s not too late to pledge your support as well and join these outstanding partners:   Contact Jennifer Ransom Rice at for … Read More

2018 TLDA Officers Elected

During the December meeting, the following executive committee was elected to help lead TLDA in the new year.  Please welcome the following executive slate and thank them for their service: President – Paul Daniec Vice President – Krys Weyand Secretary – Nellie Woodward Treasurer – Scot Campbell

Tentative Tax Deal Scraps Hit on Tuition for Graduate Students

From Bloomberg News: A provision to treat graduate school tuition waivers as taxable income won’t be in the final House-Senate tax package, according to Republican Senator Steve Daines of Montana and one other person briefed on a tentative deal reached Wednesday. Read more…

TLDA Member Donates Land to Catholic Church Project

TLDA Member Kyndel Bennett’s family last week announced a public-private partnership between the family and the Catholic Church. The Bonham Family, well-known citrus growers in the Rio Grande Valley, are donating 14 acres for a project run by the Diocese of Brownsville that will include a healthcare clinic, and education … Read More

News You Can Use

From Bloomberg News: Trump Vows to Revive ‘Total Disaster’ Consumer Bureau with Mulvaney   From the Wall Street Journal: CFPB Official Sues Trump Administration Over Agency Leadership   To stay updated on news around the state, follow the Texas Tribune daily.

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