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COVID-19 Recession in Texas

230,000 Texas families filed for SNAP food assistance in March, twice as many as same month last year

Texas has implemented some changes to help Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program recipients, but it hasn't relaxed eligibility requirements.

Volunteers from neighboring small towns divide, box-up, and load their trucks with food from the Amarillo-based High Plains …

Coronavirus in Texas

As the coronavirus spreads across the state, The Texas Tribune is covering the most important health, economic and breaking developments that affect Texans, every day. Watch our Texas unemployment tracker, use our explainer on the coronavirus for essential information, and visit our map tracker for the number of cases, deaths and tests in Texas.

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