As proud Texans, our policymakers and taxpayers want to know how the Lone Star State stacks up across the country.
How’s the economy? What about taxes? Debt? Personal wages? These facts are more than mere bragging rights — they can have critical implications for our future.
As the chief fiscal officer for Texas, the Comptroller of Public Accounts forecasts revenue for the state, making it vitally important that we keep a finger on the pulse of our economy.
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Click on the map to see how Texas compares on issues such as taxes, debt and business environment. Read "more info" to get an in-depth description, key takeaways and additional data for each ranking.
We will be rolling out additional measurements in coming weeks, but in the meantime we'd like to hear about the comparisons you'd like to see and compare by taking our quick survey.
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