|Why poll Texas?
As of 2016, Texas is home to four of the top 50 Fortune 500 companies and home to 54 Fortune 500 companies overall. Texas grossed more than $279.69 billion a year in exports – more than California and New York combined. As a sovereign country, Texas would be the 12th largest economy in the world by GDP, ahead of South Korea and Australia.Texas matters, and what Texans think matters as well. The Texas Pulse is intended to provide a guide for those who seek to understand and do business in Texas.