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Information and Tools for Community Development

Government has a wealth of data and resources that can help support the economic growth of communities throughout Texas. To bring this valuable information together in one place, the Comptroller’s office is pleased to offer Texas Ahead, a Web portal providing technical assistance and other information about economic development to local officials.

  • Find resources about local economic development programs available to Texas communities.
  • Use local government tools to increase the effectiveness and efficiency of your local government.
  • Gather valuable details for site selection decisions, local government planning and more by running your own dynamic and meaningful reports on Texas demographics, workforce, education, and more. You can also request the assistance of our expert economic analysts. Access the Texas EDGE Data Center to get started.
  • See what other resources the Comptroller has to offer your community.

For additional information or any questions you may have for the Comptroller’s office, contact us at econ.dev@cpa.state.tx.us or by phone at (800) 531-5441 ext. 34679.


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