Graphic courtesy of National Drought Mitigation Center
About 26 percent of the state of Texas is in exceptional drought, and the rest in from a moderate to severe drought, according to the U.S. Drought Monitor. Download PDF of this map below.
The second time was the charm for farmers, ranchers, and small businesses across the nation when the U.S. Congress approved a bill to repeal the requirement for filing additional Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Form 1099s as approved by the 111th Congress. This compliance followed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, also known as the Healthcare Law, which was approved last year. . . .