Houston economy could grow by 30 percent, assuming Democrats are not elected and try to kill oil and gas business

Houston Chronicle:
Houston's economy could account for as much as 30 percent of Texas' economic growth in the coming decades, according to an analysis by a Texas consulting group.

Through 2045, real gross product in the Houston region could grow as much as 3.13 percent annually, according to projections by Ray Perryman, a Waco economist. That growth would add more than $667 billion to the state's economy, meaning Houston would contribute the largest share of any metro region to the state's economic growth between 2018 and 2045.
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Democrat candidates have threatened to kill the fracking business and do other things to reduce dependency on oil and gas.  Such policies would be a disaster for Houston and eh overall Texas economy.   Houston voters are going to have to get smarter those policies would have a cascading negative effect on all aspects of the Houston and Texas economy.

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