Texas economy

Cut off Mexico and the Texas economy hits a wall

Texas’ economy is already quite large, and Mexico is one of the main reasons. It’s worth remembering when President Donald Trump threatens a trade war over a border wall, as he did last week. Economically, there is more at stake for Texas than for any other state in the country. Mexico is by far our […]

Texas economy

Texas economy slowed in 2016

The state’s semi-annual budget estimate has bad news for the year that has been. Lydia DePillis, Houston Chronicle January 9, 2017Updated: January 9, 2017 12:14 p.m. Texas State Comptroller Glenn Hegar announces that a Republican-dominated legislature will have $113 billion in revenue to spend over the next two years, during an announcement Monday, Jan. 12, […]