Our Senior Fellow, Raymond Robertson, wrote an op-ed in the Dallas Morning News explaining how Texas can lead private sector investments likely to enhance economic growth and stability in Texas and neighboring countries, especially Central America. Outlined are three commercial reforms suggested for consideration by the Texas congressional delegation as ways to contribute to economic growth and reduce migration.
- Focus on exports.
- Update trade rules between the U.S. and Central American countries.
- Update technology to improve tax collection.
“Combined with revisions to the rules of origin, these changes could greatly increase foreign investment and economic opportunity for the workers trained by the Call to Action and the Planting Opportunities program.”