What could happen if the Texas legislature passes certain discriminatory bills?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on April 22, 2021

Dr. Perryman explains potential losses in terms of GDP that could result from such laws. 

What could voter suppression bills do to the Texas economy?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on April 12, 2021

Dr. Perryman describes the economic factors for legislators to consider with this bill. 

What has changed in the legislative appropriations and apportionment processes?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on January 26, 2021

Dr. Perryman explains how a recent executive order will help Texas in terms of funding allocation. 

What might legislation designed to slow property tax growth lead to?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on May 24, 2019

The state's political leaders say they have reached a deal on legislation designed to slow the growth of rising property taxes.

The Session
Column Published in syndication June 02, 2021

The recent legislative session will not soon be forgotten. The focus was perpetually on anything but initiatives required to move Texas forward. Some high profile measures stalled but will no doubt resurface; others passed.

Dollar Votes
Column Published in syndication April 14, 2021

Measures to restrict voter access are under consideration in Texas and elsewhere. Irrespective of politics, such laws have substantial adverse economic consequences. We recently examined this issue in detail. The costs could potentially include billions of dollars and hundreds of thousands of Texas jobs over the next few years. (See the full report at www.perrymangroup.com.)

Keys to Texas' Economic Success
Column Published in syndication November 22, 2017

I was recently asked by the House Select Committee on Economic Competitiveness to offer a perspective on some of the issues affecting Texas' future performance. The Committee's purpose in the hearing was to address "principles that... should guide the state's pursuit of long-term economic growth." I am pleased that members of the legislature are thinking in these terms, as it is essential to long-term prosperity.