State and local hotel taxes help fund tourism in Texas.
A Stay That Pays
From the Comptroller:
State's Economic Engine Improving
Biodiesel grows as a renewable energy source.
Betting on Biodiesel
Main Street Program pumps new life into Texas towns.
Soccer gaining popularity and fan base in Texas.
Get Your Kicks
Fee hikes aren't hurting business loans.
A Helping Hand
School district ditching books to solve shortage.
A Digital Solution
Strayhorn proposes parity in pay for Texas judges; State records 16 months of sales tax growth; Strayhorn wins final judgment in USAA lawsuit; Strayhorn estimates budget $400 million in the black.
East Texas is home to all of the state's forests.
Texas at a Glance: For Texas' Trees
Fiscal and economic data