CBPP: Texas Model Isn’t All That It Seems by Elizabeth McNichol


June 11, 2013

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Elizabeth McNichol

"Texas Governor Rick Perry heads to New York this weekend to try to attract businesses by presenting Texas as a prosperous, business-friendly state. To be sure, the number of people and jobs in Texas has grown in recent decades; groups like the American Legislative Exchange Council have cited it as a model for other states because of its low taxes. But, as our 2012 report explains, Texas’ growth has left many residents behind, and the state lacks the educated workforce, good schools, and other infrastructure that business leaders say they value most…."

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FROM: Center on Budget and Policy Priorities http://www.offthechartsblog.org/texas-model-isnt-all-that-it-seems/


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