Texas Economy Bucking the National Trends

Although the national economy continues to struggle, Texas is not following the national trend. Business Facilities Magazine recently said, "with the 12th largest economy in the world (if it were considered a nation), Texas now leads the U.S. in job creation, gross state product, low unemployment rate, and foreign direct investment. Part of the Lone Star State's success stems from proactive government policies and incentives, low taxes, reasonable regulations, solid infrastructure, and good quality of life."

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The Lone Star State is Flexing its Muscles

November 21, 2008

Business Facilities Magazine

By: Jenny Vickers

Although the nation's economy has experienced a recent slowdown, the Texas economy continues to rev up. With the 12th largest economy in the world (if it were considered a nation), Texas now leads the U.S. in job creation, gross state product, low unemployment rate, and foreign direct investment. Part of the Lone Star State's success stems from proactive government policies and incentives, low taxes, reasonable regulations, solid infrastructure, and good quality of life.

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Gov. Perry Announces Disaster Recovery and Renewal Commission

November 20, 2008

Gov. Rick Perry today announced the creation of the Governor’s Commission for Disaster Recovery and Renewal, an advisory panel of public and private sector experts who will create a plan to assist Texas communities with recovery efforts after a natural disaster. The governor also announced that he has directed the Texas Department of Transportation to immediately begin assisting with debris removal in Southeast Texas.

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Gov. Perry Encourages Private Sector Investments in Energy Innovation

November 7, 2008

Gov. Rick Perry today encouraged continued investment in researching and marketing alternative energy sources as a way to move Texas and the U.S. toward energy independence at a dedication ceremony for Terrabon’s biofuels conversion facility.

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Gov. Perry Meets with Industry Leaders to Assess Impact of National Economy on Texas

October 31, 2008

Gov. Rick Perry today met with leaders of key trade associations to hear first-hand how the current national economic situation is impacting Texas industries. It was the first of several meetings Gov. Perry will hold with industry leaders from across the state.

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