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Glenn Hegar
Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts
Glenn Hegar
Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts
Glenn Hegar
Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts

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October

Agriculture Industry Grows Texas

Rural Texans have withstood decades of hardships to drive farm and ranch production to nation-leading levels. This rugged food and fiber system is setting the table for the state’s economy, but new challenges are on the horizon.


October

Rural Counties Face Hospital Closures

Another challenge in Texas’ rural counties involves residents going without access to health care services or watching as the medical facilities they depend on close. The fate of the remaining facilities hinges on finding solutions to funding and staffing challenges.


September

Texas’ Energy Profile

Surging demand and rising energy costs across the globe have consumers and providers searching for solutions. We spotlight Texas’ traditional and renewable energy sources against the backdrop of current and potential generation and transmission options.


September

Economic Impact of U.S. Military in Texas

This article sounds off on the collateral benefits of the 14 military bases in Texas, which serve as multibillion-dollar economic drivers for their communities and the state.


August

A Cryptocurrency Primer

Cryptocurrency often appears in financial news, but, for many, understanding it remains a mystery. In this issue, we define cryptocurrency and uncover its history, lingo and current trends.


August

Cryptocurrency in Texas

Cryptocurrency “mining” operations require sizeable amounts of electricity, and Texas is poised to lead in the U.S. crypto mining industry. Will it help or hurt the grid? That depends.


June-July

The 2022 State Water Plan

Texas has been planning and preparing for droughts since the 1950s. Under the direction of the Texas Water Development Board, the State Water Plan is updated every five years and forecasts changes in water demand well into the future. See what’s new in this latest version.


June-July

Innovations in Texas Water Systems

Some Texas water experts say wastewater is the new water. Learn how local governments, water utilities and businesses are turning sewage into a clean and reliable resource.


May

Inflation and the Economy

A little history on U.S. inflation reveals current rates haven’t reached an all-time high, but recent hikes in the cost of groceries, gas and other goods have many people wondering when or if prices will fall. Could inflation stabilize in the coming year?


May

Welcome to Texas

Some big brands may not be from Texas, but they’re getting here as fast as they can. Despite the pandemic, the state has burnished its reputation as a top spot for business relocations and expansions.


March-April

Drivers Wanted

It takes thousands of trucks — and truck drivers — to move goods across the nation and into Texas communities that rely solely on trucking for shipments. Yet a driver shortage remains critical, despite at-capacity CDL classes.


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