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.
Congress passed another short-term spending bill that will carry the government through mid-January, but Dr. Perryman says these continuing resolutions are no way to run a government.
The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas is out with its latest snapshot of the Texas economy, and Dr. Perryman says the "Beige Book" looks at the impact of Hurricane Harvey.
Since 2005, the Monday after Thanksgiving has been branded Cyber Monday. Dr. Perryman says it has changed the way we shop.
The Justice Department intends to sue to block Texas-based AT&T's acquisition of Time Warner, a move that has Dr. Perryman scratching his head.
One of the big problems continuing to dog Texas is education. Dr. Perryman says that at the top of the list is the state's rapidly changing demographics.
Did you hear the Google China executive who said artificial intelligence could one day displace half the jobs in the world? Dr. Perryman says don't freak out.
Dr. Perryman says the Labor Department's latest update on job growth shows the top two jobs are in wind and solar energy.