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A More Predictable Boom-Bust Cycle Gives Permian Basin Cities Room To Plan For The Future

Gabriel C. Pérez/Texas Standard
Industrial construction equipment in Midland, TX.

An economist says disruptions in the global oil market are now just a “blip,” because of steady Permian Basin production.

Rhonda is the newest member of the KUT News team, joining in late 2013 as producer for KUT's new daily news program, The Texas Standard. Rhonda will forever be known as the answer to the trivia question, “Who was the first full-time hire for The Texas Standard?” She’s an Iowa native who got her start in public radio at WFSU in Tallahassee, while getting her Master's Degree in Library Science at Florida State University. Prior to joining KUT and The Texas Standard, Rhonda was a producer for Wisconsin Public Radio.