(The Center Square) – Texas continues to lead the U.S. with the fastest economic expansion, according to new data released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis.

As measured by Texas’ gross domestic product, the value of all goods and services it produces, the Texas economy expanded at an annual rate of 7% – nearly triple the national GDP rate of 2.6%.

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