When it comes to economic development, the days of communities operating in silos are over. The new wisdom is to take a regional approach.

That’s the message Texas Secretary of State Rolando Pablos delivered to more than 200 attendees at the Texas Rural Challenge, an economic development event held in New Braunfels last week.

“We have to apply a regional approach to our economic development,” Pablos said. “Typically, you see people operating in silos and not collaborating with their neighbor down…

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Regional approach needed for Texas to prosper in 21st century, according to state official