According to a release by Gov. Rick Perry’s office, Austin has seen the highest percentage jobs increase of any city in the nation. The Brookings Institution noted that Texas leads the nation in job creation, with Austin, Houston, Dallas, San Antonio, Dallas and McAllen creating more jobs than before the recession.
“Texas continues to set a national example for job growth, and I’m proud the Lone Star State is home to six out of the 14 cities that have more jobs now than before the recession,” Gov. Perry said. “Our low taxes, predictable regulations, fair courts, skilled workforce and low cost of living have made Texas the best state in the nation to live, work, raise a family and run a business.”
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