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February 2005

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.
Goin' Downtown

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.
Comptroller News

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East Texas is home to all of the state's forests.
Texas at a Glance: For Texas' Trees

Fiscal and economic data
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