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Texas surpasses California
as top tech exporter

Dallas Morning News, by Nick Swartsell

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Posted By:JoniTx, 2/12/2014 1:03:58 PM

WASHINGTON–Texas is tops for tech exports, a new report says. Companies in Texas making semiconductors, telecommunications devices, computers, and other items shipped more than $45 billion in products to other countries in 2012, according to a report by the TechAmerica Foundation, a lobbying and advocacy firm representing the technology industries. That’s a $3 billion rise from 2011. Tech from Texas most often goes to Mexico– companies in the state shipped $22 billion south of the border in 2012. All that trade supported 331,000 jobs in Texas, the report said, also the most of any state. Texas has 22 percent of

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 2/12/2014 1:38:55 PM     (No. 9729553)

This will make the politician`s in Sacramento happy. The less business conducted the better; as far as they are concerned.

Soon, Silicon Valley will be surrounded by millions of 3rd world hordes. Hope they are allowed by their ruling class to build their fences and gates high enough to keep them out.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: texascunning, 2/12/2014 2:11:05 PM     (No. 9729612)

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It will make the people of Texas happy, too, so it´s a win-win for everyone.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: mickturn, 2/12/2014 2:46:57 PM     (No. 9729678)

Simply put, Californication WAS, TEXAS IS!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: droopydog, 2/12/2014 3:56:21 PM     (No. 9729786)

Be careful, Texas. Many people moving from here are not very introspective. They don´t realize what ruined California and what made Texas great. They will soon be voting against "extremist" candidates. Remember, Ronald Reagan was once our governor!

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