Interesting Read on Impact of Texas Ports

I just finished reading Bruce Wright's article "Texas Ports: Gateways to World Commerce, Comptroller Study Highlights Economic Impacts" and found it very interesting! This article summarizes Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar's study of Texas ports and their economic impact -  

"The Comptroller’s office estimates that nearly $650 billion in trade facilitated by Texas ports in 2015 directly or indirectly supported nearly 1.6 million Texas jobs and added $224.3 billion to our gross state product"

Read the entire article here.