Hegar’s speech was themed around Texas’ economy being well-diversified and its future, extremely bright. On its own, Texas is the eleventh largest economy in the entire world.
Hegar mentioned that he is determined to conduct an in-depth analysis of economic indicators throughout the state that are specific to its various regions, such as South Texas, McAllen, Edinburg, Mission, rural areas, etc.
The Texas Comptroller is critical to McAllen as the tax collector and funding estimator for the state. State-funded projects depend on the accuracy and calculation methodologies of this statewide office. Comptroller Hegar discussed his significant ties to McAllen and his commitment to expand business opportunity in our city.