TEXAS FACES UP TO A TOUGHER FUTURE Swagger and grit were fine when the oil was gushing. Now Texas must deal with down-to-earth problems like an antiquated state government

Newport, Jr., John Paul; Berlin, Rosalind Klein
March 1989
Fortune;3/13/1989, Vol. 119 Issue 6, p102
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