Texas Political News for Lobbyists: Texas Well-Positioned to Continue Powering America
Oil and Gas are a sizable and well known part of Texas’s economy. These industries employ over a quarter million people and contribute more than $114 billion to our economy annually. Although it’s typical to stereotype Texas with gas and oil, the fact is that Texas is also a frontrunner in utilizing clean energy. Texas has installed more tools to harness wind power than any other state, even outperforming the majority of all other countries. This is a huge help in job creation. In 2012, Texas ranked in the United State’s Top 8 for creating jobs. New energy is a big part of that job creation. Texas continues to be a leader in business and energy, evolving with the times and becoming more adept.
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