December 12, 2018

Texas 2036 Founder Tom Luce shared his thoughts on the future of our state in a recent Trib Talk.

Originally published on the Texas Tribune’s TribTalk

Texas stands at the peak of prosperity today. The surging economy pushed the unemployment rate to a historic low, 3.7 percent, in October, and is on pace to produce 353,000 new jobs this year. That healthy economy, plus a relatively low cost of living and warm climate, attracted upwards of 1,000 new residents per day last year. Texas has added more than three million people so far this decade and is predicted to grow by another 13 million by its bicentennial in 2036.

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