Texas is the best state to do business in. For 12 years in a row, that's been the finding of Chief Executive magazine's annual survey of the nation's top CEOs. The Lone Star State is also the top-performing state for capital investments and home to the second-most Fortune 500 companies. Despite volatility in oil prices, the Texas economy, the 10th-largest in the world, is continuing to expand.
The Dallas Fed's Texas Leading Index shows broad-based gains, and economists predict continuing positive job growth — a testament to the diversity of our state's economy.
But as governor, I will not be complacent.