Texas finished in a tie for 45th in a Tax Foundation analysis of tax rates levied on pass-through businesses.
Texas finished in a tie for third in a Tax Foundation analysis of effective car rental excise taxes – ranked from highest to lowest.
Texas finished in a tie for 26th in a ranking by the website 24/7 Wall St. of relative purchasing power within each state.
Texarkana was ranked the most dangerous city in Texas in a 24/7 Wall St. analysis examining cities with at least 20,000 in population that posted the highest violent crime rates per state.
Texas was ranked 21st in a WalletHub.com study showing which of the 50 states and the District of Columbia are the best places for police to work.
Rep. Lizzie Pannill Fletcher (D-Texas) did not respond to requests for comment about the successor treaty to the North American Free Trade Agreement, which this week was ratified by Mexico.