Texas’s population and political power are growing. Here’s why.
Pia Orrenius of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallassaid, “We were basically oil, cotton and cattle in the 1980s, or I would say as far back as the 70s. We went, in 20 years, from oil, cotton and cattle to having a sizable high tech industry, a sizable telecom industry, a sizable manufacturing industry, a downstream energy industry. We’ve been able to diversify into a very broad range of industries. As these industries grow, we grow with them.”