Throughout the pandemic recovery, Texas has been leading the way. With growth in key industries, this pattern is likely to continue.
Literacy improves quality of life and is essential to many jobs. Texas lags the nation in literacy rates, with particularly low levels in some counties. Improving the situation could lead to notable economic benefits.
The recent freezing weather in Texas caused substantial damage. The Texas power grid was also not up to the task of meeting the high demand for power. In this issue, the causes of the power problems and potential solutions are discussed.