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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


Rare Earth Elements

Smartphones, TV and computer screens, manufacturing equipment and military systems — these are a few of the products and areas requiring rare earth elements. Although 80 percent of these critical elements were imported from China in 2019, Texas is now at the forefront of decreasing U.S. reliance on rare earths imports.


Texas Craft Breweries, Distilleries and Wineries

Craft alcohol producers may be small and independent, but they pour their share into the Texas economy through jobs, tourism and sales at bars and restaurants as well as grocery and liquor stores. Despite pandemic setbacks, they appear once again to be cultivating success.


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Winter Storm Uri

Winter Storm Uri in February 2021 unleashed a week of snow and ice that accumulated into financial, agricultural and natural resource losses across the state. During and after Uri, Texans pulled together on the ground, while the Texas House and Senate addressed the storm’s disruptions through legislation intended to mitigate future problems and shore up the state’s complex power grid.


Lawmakers Tackle Long-Term Obligations

Comptroller Glenn Hegar has called attention to the state’s long-term financial obligations since taking office in 2015. Lawmakers recently addressed his concerns — an important step in maintaining Texas’ high credit ratings.


The Texas Bullion Depository

With nearly 1,000 accounts averaging $140,000 in value and a permanent facility completed in January 2020, the Texas Bullion Depository aims for a global presence.


The Thriving Texas Dairy Industry

The Texas dairy industry ranks fifth in U.S. production and dairy cow numbers, and technology that includes a bovine fitness collar is helping lead the way.


Animal Rescue and Taxation

Some animal rescue groups scored a big win this session when the Legislature extended a sales tax exemption to cover additional pet adoptions.

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HB855 Browser Statement

In 2015, the Texas Legislature passed House Bill 855, which requires state agencies to publish a list of the three most commonly used Web browsers on their websites. The Texas Comptroller’s most commonly used Web browsers are Google Chrome, Microsoft Internet Explorer and Apple Safari.

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