As Oil And Gas Surges, A Town On The Texas Coast Hopes For Transformation

Figures released yesterday show state tax revenues are surging. That's raising expectations that funds will be restored to things like education that suffered painful cuts. That would be good news even in Texas towns where the energy industry has been booming. Because as StateImpact reporter Dave Fehling found — even a good local economy hasn't spared some communities from feeling the pinch.

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Dave Fehling

Dave Fehling

Director of News and Public Affairs

As Director of News and Public Affairs, Dave Fehling manages the radio news operation at Houston's NPR station. Previously, he was a reporter at the station, covering the oil & gas industry and its impact on the environment. He won top state honors for in-depth and investigative reporting as well...

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