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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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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.


March-April

Nursing in Texas

Texas’ need for essential health care workers is dire. Our growing population means greater demand for nurses and certified nursing aides, and this edition charts Texas’ progress in meeting that demand.



February

Understanding GDP

GDP is widely used as an indicator of economic health. This month, we provide an overview of GDP’s strengths and shortcomings as well as an introduction to the state-level version, GSP, used to monitor the Texas economy.


February

High-Frequency Data

Traditional measures of economic conditions can show trends over time rather than real-time events. In this story, we explain how the COVID-19 pandemic brought high-frequency data into the spotlight.


December - January

The Good for Texas Tour: Supply Chains

As part of his latest Good for Texas statewide tour, Comptroller Glenn Hegar visited several companies and an international bridge to learn about supply chains and the flow of goods.


December - January

Cybersecurity and Texas

Recent large-scale cyberattacks, including those targeting supply chains, have been costly. This month, we look at cybersecurity and how Texas is stepping up to prevent cyberattacks.


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