Oil prices can't mess with Texas.
Some economists warned last year that Texas could slide into a recession in 2015 as oil prices tanked.
Last week, prices hit a 6-year low to $42, down from $100 a barrel a year ago.
But Texas added jobs in five of the first six months this year. The state's 4.2% unemployment rate has actually ticked down a little this year, and it's well below the nation's 5.3% rate, according to the Federal Reserve Lees meer