The Texas Comptroller is our state’s financial officer, responsible for overseeing the $100 billion-a-year enterprise of Texas state government. Our duties include managing the state’s investments, estimating the financial impact of proposed legislation and forecasting the amounts that state taxes, fees and other revenue sources will produce over each two-year state budget period.

This requires our economists, researchers and subject-matter experts to keep a constant watch on the Texas economy. In this area, we provide a series of resources that can give you a better understanding of the trends and events that affect our state — and your wallet.

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NEW! TexIndex

Our TexIndex tool shows how aspects of the Texas economy compare to other states.



Learn about Texas colleges’ efforts to create a cybersecurity workforce.

Fiscal Notes

September Fiscal Notes

Highlights from the 86th Legislature, including updates on public education and local property taxes.

NASA Overview

Astronomical Economic Benefits

Space exploration is serious business in Texas. From education and research to tourism and business activities, NASA’s annual impact on the state’s economy is in the billions. Learn more about NASA, its economic impact on the state and the agency’s Texas operations.


Key Economic Indicators

Take a look at the latest significant digits relating to the Texas economy.

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