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The Potential Impact of Social Legislation on Business Activity: A Case Study of Actions Which Could Adversely Affect Tourism in the San Antonio Area and Texas
Report Published on April 18, 2017

Travel and tourism is an important source of economic activity. Every year, millions of visitors to Texas spend billions of dollars in the state. In 2015, the number of person-stays was estimated to exceed 250 million and had been growing steadily for several years. Hundreds of thousands of individuals across Texas are employed in travel-related industries.

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Sustaining the Texas Economic Miracle
Video Delivered on March 18, 2015

Dr. Perryman moderates a panel discussion at the 2015 Texas Legislative Conference in New Braunfels, Texas.

How effective was Texas' legislative session this year?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on June 03, 2021

Dr. Perryman explains necessary measures to create a sustainable path forward for the state that nevertheless went unmet over the course of this session.

How will the state develop its new budget?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on January 12, 2021

Dr. Perryman explains some difficulties with the budget this session, mainly stemming from a revenue shortfall due to the pandemic. 

How will the financial situation in Texas combined with an increased population affect the current legislative session?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on January 10, 2017

The 85th session of the Texas Legislature is underway, and as Dr. Perryman tells us, lawmakers will have less money to spend over the next two years.

What issues will likely be discussed at the upcoming Texas legislative session?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on January 05, 2017

One of the major economic stories that will dominate the news in 2017 will be the Texas legislative session. Dr. Perryman says its impact will be felt far and wide.

Which issues will likely be discussed in the upcoming legislative session?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on November 17, 2016

With the election over, newly elected Texas House and Senate members prepare for the legislative session that kicks off in January, and Dr. Perryman says they face a mountain of problems.