Texas economy

Texas’ economy is booming, leaving big rigs in a bind for parking spots

Like many Texans, sometimes when he’s out, Jorge Chavez is just looking for a little Chick-fil-A. Finding him behind the wheel of a big truck is harder than you might think. “We can’t go through the drive-thru window,” Chavez said as he walked around the front of the Jetco delivery hub that is his small […]

Texas economy

Mr. Ray Perryman: Texas economy will improve – if COVID cooperates

The last two Texas jobs reports (May and June) were encouraging, reflecting that as businesses began to reopen, what was essentially a healthy economy before the pandemic reacted relatively quickly. However, even with those gains, Texas is still nearly 700,000 jobs below a year ago and about 900,000 below the level just before the outbreak […]