AUSTIN, TX - The state of Texas has a new online resource for economic news and analysis.
The Texas Comptrollers office announced today the launch it's new website, www.thetexaseconomy.org. Officials say the site will help Texas residents, business owners, and policymakers connect with economic data in a comprehensive, easy-to-understand format.
It features, among other things, state revenue and spending data, analysis of fast-growing Texas industries and jobs, the drought's effect on the state economy, and the impact of obesity on Texas businesses and taxpayers.
"What we wanted to do was take all those different pieces of economic and revenue data and have it in one site that's accessible to Texans so that they don't have to go to different parts or different websites to get this information," said Comptroller spokesman R.J. DeSilva.
If you would like to visit the new site you can go to thetexaseconomy.com.