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Spotlight - Kim Clark Renteria, Lighthouse Glass

HOUSTON - From sweaters to stained glass, Kim Clark Renteria has always been creating beautiful works of art. Through her business, Lighthouse Glass, she has brought breathtaking light and color to commercial, residential and sacred spaces and public places for nearly 30 years. Wherever people find her work, it inspires people to look through the glass and to see inside themselves....

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06/29/2018 18:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Spotlight - Dan Nicholson, Nicholson Plumbing LLC

HOUSTON - Dan Nicholson has spent most of his life around and in the plumbing industry, thanks to his dad, a local union and even the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). Each contributed to Nicholson’s skill and eventual decision to strike out on his own in the industry and build a plumbing business he could pass on to the next generation....

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05/31/2018 15:44:00 | Viewed: 0
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Spotlight - Robert Randall, Charter Drywall, Houston, TX

HOUSTON - Robert Randall was always a keen observer of business operations and of the people who ran those companies. Nearly three decades ago, he put all of that observation to good use when he founded Charter Drywall and turned the business into a four-branch success story....

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04/27/2018 20:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Spotlight - Allen Klappenbach, Katy Welding & Fabrication, Katy, TX

HOUSTON - Like welding, business is a careful process refined through successes and mishaps. For Katy Welding & Fabrication owner Allen Klappenbach, it’s the lessons learned that made his business successful, even in recent adversity....

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03/29/2018 19:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Spotlight - Eddie Torres, President, Luxz Painting & Design Inc.

HOUSTON - Share a little about your background. My father was always an entrepreneur, so I always wanted to have my own business. Growing up in San Diego, I worked very hard for my dad growing up, always putting in the time and the hours and sacrificing. I’ve been doing the same since I was young and going to college, sometimes six or seven days a week. That’s just part of business....

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02/26/2018 12:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Spotlight - Jeannette Wyatt and Tim Wyatt, Wyatt Management

HOUSTON - When Jeannette and Tim Wyatt met, it was the start of something great, both in business and romance. With Tim’s construction background and Jeannette’s marketing and business development experience, the couple is making their mark on construction in Texas and beyond....

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01/26/2018 12:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Legal - Emerging risk—Misappropriation of pay application proceeds under a factoring agreement

AUSTIN - The explosion of factors in the construction industry has exposed a legislative gap in the Texas Construction Trust Fund Act (the “Act”). The Texas Legislature created the Act as a remedial measure to ensure that contractors, subcontractors, and materialman are paid for their work to improve real property. The Act imposes a fiduciary duty on contractors and subcontractors who are paid directly under a construction contract. These co...

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01/30/2019 17:04:00 | Viewed: 0
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OSHA electronic injury reporting

AUSTIN - In 2017, OSHA began collecting OSHA 300A data from employers that are required to maintain the OSHA injury illness log and have 20 or more employees. Employers in certain NAICS codes who must submit data electronically are listed here: https://www.osha.gov/recordkeeping/NAICScodesforelectronicsubmission.html...

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01/30/2019 17:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Insurance - Third Party Over Actions required by written contract

HOUSTON - What is one of the most common types of construction claim arising from on-going operations? It’s called a “third party over action”. As an example, subcontractor’s employee is injured on the job, makes a workers’ compensation claim, but is dissatisfied with the benefits provided. Subcontractor’s employee is prohibited from suing his/her employer due to the exclusive remedy rule of workers’ compensation, so that employe...

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01/30/2019 17:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Accounting - Passing down your family business

SAN ANTONIO - Last month we talked about retiring from your business and the succession planning it requires. This month, I’d like to focus on keeping the business in the family. Is it your dream to pass your business down to a son, daughter or another family member? Maybe your dream is for several heirs to one day run the business together?...

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01/30/2019 17:00:00 | Viewed: 0