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Texas Ranked Top Exporting State for 11th Consecutive Year
Office of the Governor Rick Perry, by Staff

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Posted By:draggingtree, 2/11/2013 1:55:35 PM

Texas is ranked as the number one exporting state for the 11th year in a row, according to 2012 annual trade data released today by the U.S. Department of Commerce. "The fact that Texas is ranked the nation´s top exporter for the 11th year in a row further demonstrates that our strong economic climate provides a broad range of opportunities for businesses to succeed," Gov. Perry said. "Our longstanding commitment to holding the line on taxes, snip

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: drive, 2/11/2013 1:58:22 PM     (No. 9170411)

isn´t that how long Perry´s been Governor?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: TheMotherCO, 2/11/2013 2:15:17 PM     (No. 9170456)

I wish he had been president, he would have been perfect - now we have the moron for 8 years. Moron spends money like it was water - there is a reason that Perry remains governor - he is the best one.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Bevan, 2/11/2013 2:51:22 PM     (No. 9170527)

How´s that, Moonbeam?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Penney, 2/11/2013 3:58:19 PM     (No. 9170670)

The biography of the Texas First Lady on this web site is exemplary too.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: oh-heck, 2/11/2013 5:34:05 PM     (No. 9170845)

Texas is exporting 65% more goods than California, the next largest exporting state. Just wait for the crackers to be built and converting natural gas and gas liquids to petrochemical feedstocks and then on to plastics. Since 2008, Texas has gone from disadvantaged on energy and feedstocks to globally competitively advantaged.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Salt5792, 2/11/2013 6:01:58 PM     (No. 9170909)

Since Texas has no income tax, people who produce have migrated here over the decades.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Calamity kate, 2/11/2013 6:06:21 PM     (No. 9170912)

I wasn´t born in Texas, but I got there as fast as I could.

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