Watch Comptroller Glenn Hegar discuss the state’s economy and more at The Texas Tribune Festival

Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts Glenn Hegar.

Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar’s interview is part of the 2021 Texas Tribune Festival.

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Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar was elected to his statewide role in 2014. He serves as Texas’ treasurer, check writer, tax collector, procurement officer and revenue estimator.

Watch him talk about the state of Texas’ economy during a Texas Tribune Festival interview with Ross Ramsey, the Tribune’s executive editor.

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