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SEPTEMBER REVENUE (in millions): SALES TAX: $2,182.6 OIL PRODUCTION: $357.5 NATURAL GAS: $183.5 MOTOR FUELS: $292.8 MOTOR VEHICLE SALES: $393.5 TOBACCO: $134.8

Fiscal Notes

A Review of the Texas Economy from the Office of Susan Combs, Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts

 

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Energy Without Borders

by Jacqueline Benton

Has a 1970s ban on oil exports outlived its usefulness?>

Changing World of Maquiladoras

by Celeste Ansley

Evolving industry fuels Texas job growth>

Fueling the World

by Lauren Mulverhill

If you're a Texan, you're used to extreme weather. But are you up for a shale gale?>

Opening the books on spending and debt

by Cory Chandler and Josh Haney

The central hub for Texas state and local financial information is the Comptroller's Texas Transparency website. >

Chartering a New Course in Education

by Cory Chandler and Josh Haney

Texas' charter school movement is growing>

Commercial Real Estate is Red Hot

by Cory Chandler

Texas Cities Among Nation's Busiest Markets>

Texas Home Sales Booming at the Seams

by Cory Chandler

White-hot real estate market brings its own challenges>

New Help for the Aging

by Brian Wellborn and Maria Mendez-Lewis

An Interview with Michael Wilson, Ph.D.>

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Texas by the Numbers

State revenues, expenditures and cash condition >

Fourth Year for FAST

by Bruce Wright

Reporting on school spending, achievement>

The Watermasters

by Cory Chandler

Texas program manages water rights>

Change Brewing in Texas

by Patrick Graves

Recent legislation gives craft beer a boost>

Texas Wildfires

By Michael Castellon

The summer of 2011 was a devastating time in Texas. By Labor Day, wildfires had affected every part of the state. >

SCORE-ing Help for New Texas Businesses

By Constance Matheny and Bruce Wright

A life in business doesn't always end with retirement. In Texas and across the U.S., thousands of successful retired men and women are using the skills and knowledge accrued in their careers to help others get started in the business world.>

A Central Source for Texas Obesity Information

by Michael Castellon

Our new ReshapingTexas.org site is a one-stop shop to help Texas battle the economic and personal impacts of obesity. >

Texas Coal

by Bruce Wright

Coal production supports thousands of Texas jobs and, despite market shifts and environmental concerns, is likely to remain a key part of the economy for the foreseeable future. >


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