Texas economy

Winter and ‘converted’ Texans fuel South Texas economy

McALLEN, Texas (Border Report) — There’s a growing group of retirees making the Rio Grande Valley in southern Texas their permanent home and they’re being called “converted Texans.” Local business owners say they help boost the local economy and have a lot of fun in the process. Curt James works for Welcome Home RGV, a […]

Texas economy

Booming Texas economy could usher in 2020 Democratic victory – Orange County Register

For Republicans, the Texas Miracle may become a victim of its own success. The booming economy that helped the Lone Star State weather the 2008 recession also sparked a migration there that is changing the face of Texas politics. Workers who moved to Texas for jobs in the energy and tech sectors are more liberal […]