What could be behind Texas' lower ranking in CNBC's annual list of states for business?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on July 14, 2017

The results of CNBC's annual ranking of the states for business finds Texas in an unusual spot. Dr. Perryman says we slipped to number 4 - and there's more.

What caused Texas' overall low ranking in the US News and World Report's state rankings?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on March 02, 2017

US News and World Report is out with new state-by-state rankings, and Dr. Perryman says while Texas was first in business climate, there is some less promising news.

What factors likely led to Austin's ranking as the best place to live in America?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on February 09, 2017

This week, US News and World Report named Austin the best place to live in America this year. While there are several similar rankings, Dr. Perryman says this one is different for several reasons.

Why is the fiduciary rule an important part of Dodd Frank?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on February 08, 2017

One aspect of President Trump's executive order looking at financial regulations would repeal parts of Dodd Frank, including the fiduciary rule.

How did Texas fare in Forbes Magazine's annual business competitiveness ranking?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on November 30, 2016

Forbes Magazine is out with its annual ranking of the states when it comes to business competitiveness, and Texas moved up from number 6 to number 4.

Where does Texas rank in US health care?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on September 09, 2016

A new WalletHub ranking of health care in America shows Texas near the bottom in access, and Dr. Perryman says one answer is to expand Medicaid.

How does the Texas economy rank in the latest WalletHub survey?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on June 09, 2016

WalletHub is out with its annual rankings of state economies, and Texas came in ninth. Dr. Perryman isn't surprised considering the challenges Texas has faced.