The Census is already off to a slow start, and now Dr. Perryman says the Justice Department has added questions that is tamping down participation among a number of ethnic groups.
2017 was a big year for the construction industry nationally, but Dr. Perryman says especially in Texas.
Now that the Trump administration has opened the coast to offshore oil and gas drilling, how will Texas be impacted?
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has killed a key proposal by energy secretary Rick Perry to subsidize coal and nuclear power plants.
The Permian Basin hit an all-time record for production last year, with more than 800 million barrels of oil. Dr. Perryman says the technologies that brought that about goes back a decade or more.
Call it a tale of two treasury secretaries. Dr. Perryman says there are two totally different interpretations of the impact the new tax bill will have on the US economy.
Employment finished 2017 averaging over 200,000 jobs created per month. Dr. Perryman looks back at what he describes as a remarkable year.
2017 was a very eventful year for the Texas economy, beginning with a rebound in the oil patch and the fallout from a storm named Harvey.
The November jobs report from the Texas Workforce Commission showed another strong performance with more than 54,000 jobs added and a record low 3.8% unemployment rate.
Dr. Perryman says the Census Bureau is out with its most recent July to July population estimates, and it found Texas continuing to grow.