The Texas Economy
By Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts
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Periodic conversations with Texans who have their fingers on the pulse of the Lone Star State economy.
||CleanY, You Ask?||TE chats with The Gen Y Guy, Jason Dorsey to learn more about, well, Gen Y. Why not?||29 11 2012||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanAttraction Action||TTIA Helps Keep Turnstiles Turning and Tourists Coming to Texas Destinations||9 10 2012||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanFresh Start Tax Amnesty 2012||An interview with R.J DeSilva, spokesman for the Comptroller’s office, on the benefits of participating in the Texas Comptroller’s Fresh Start Amnesty amnesty program. The program runs June 12 through Aug. 17, 2012.||11 6 2012||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanState Revenues Reflect Improving Texas Economy||Listen to Texas Comptroller Chief Revenue Estimator John Heleman’s May 1, 2012, remarks on the state’s fiscal 2012 revenue collections in context of the global economic situation.||11 6 2012||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanA Word of Warning for Undergraduates||Midwestern State University’s Kris Tilker talks about financial literacy and credit card use on college campuses, including a recent study that reveals many students don't understand terms and penalties associated with credit cards.||11 6 2012||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanBifuel Trucks||General Motors Product Manager Mike Jones discusses the new line of bifuel Chevrolet and GMC three-quarter-ton pickup trucks powered by both gasoline and compressed natural gas that will go into production in the fourth quarter of 2012.||11 5 2012||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanRural Population Change in Texas||Dr. Steve Murdock, professor of sociology at Rice University, explains that mechanization and other agricultural productivity have contributed to rural Texas declining population in recent decades. The former director of the U.S. Census and Texas State De||1 5 2012||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanDoctors, Lawyers, and the Cost of Regulatory Compliance||A conversation with Kathleen Quiroz, an attorney specializing in health care law at the San Antonio law firm of Strasburger Price Oppenheimer Blend.||16 4 2012||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanThe Art of Economic Development||A conversation with Amy Barbee, Executive Director of the Texas Cultural Fund and Travis James, an economist with Texas Perspectives.||5 4 2012||Free||View In iTunes|