“My son, Andrew, and I decided to write this book because we saw America being pulled in two very different directions.Â On one side was California Job Growth – Texas added the most jobs in the last five years of any state in the country and has led job growth overall for 21 years Affordability – A dollar goes farther in Texas than almost anywhere in the U.S.Â Texas is home to the top 10 least expensive cities in which to live in the U.S. Business Friendly â CEOs have ranked Texas the Best State for Business for the past eight consecutive years Imports and Exports – One-fifth of all U.S. goods enter or leave from Texas, creating 1 million jobs Business Creation â The number of IPOs filed and IPO proceeds are the highest in the country Deregulation – Thanks to deregulation, Texas leads the U.S. in wind power sales, oil and natural gas production AND has reduced air pollution by 58 percent over the past 10 years Political Clout – Texas is the only state gaining four new seats in Congress
The 10-step policy guide in Texas Got It Right! is a roadmap for the other 49 states to follow. As Walter Isaacson Texas Got It Right!, currently available for purchase at Amazon.com and BarnesandNoble.com, was released on October 16.Â (Melcher Media, ISBN 978-1-59591-074-5, $19.95 Sam Wyly was raised in small-town Louisiana.Â Sam got his MBA from the University of Michigan
Andrew Wyly is an entrepreneur, investor, and film producer. Born and raised in Los Angeles, California Walter Isaacson, CEO of The Aspen Institute, has been chairman of CNN and the managing editor ofÂ TimeÂ magazine. He is the author ofÂ Steve Jobs; Einstein: His Life and Universe;Â Benjamin Franklin: An American Life;Â andÂ Kissinger: A Biography. He lives inÂ Washington,Â D.C.