Texas economy

Proposed fracking ban puts Texas economy at risk

Over the past decade, the shale revolution has transformed the economy and reduced emissions. Now, a new study from the U.S. Chamber’s Global Energy Institute quantifies how much Texas stands to lose if some candidates are successful in ending it. The study comes as presidential candidates and activist groups have called for a ban on […]

Texas economy

Governor: DFW engine boosts Texas’ mighty economy

Governor Abbott called the Dallas-Fort Worth area “the most powerful economic region in all of the United States of America.” Over the past year, Texas added about 300,000 new jobs, and about a third of those jobs were in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. The unemployment rate in Texas is at an all-time high of 3.4%, […]