January 6, 2015
By Lisa A. Rickard
Texas’ economy has never been stronger. With the Lone Star State responsible for more than a third of all job growth nationally over the past five years, Texas is showing the nation how to build a prosperous future.
This success is not an accident. Of course, the state’s abundant energy resources, low taxes and streamlined regulatory burden have all played their part. But Texas’ success today can also be traced to past progress on another crucial issue — legal reform.
Rickard is president of the U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform.