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Coronavirus in Texas: Hard-line conservatives want stay-at-home order relaxed; Paxton issues opinion on temporary tax exemption

Our staff is closely tracking developments on the new coronavirus in Texas. Check here for live updates.

A coronavirus related message on the Fairmont Hotel in downtown Austin on April 12, 2020.

Tuesday’s biggest developments:

Pandemics don't qualify Texans for state tax breaks created for disasters

Baylor to slash spending by up to $80 million in wake of pandemic

Second Texas prisoner dies of COVID-19

Texans have received the most in small-business loans from the federal government

Hardline Republicans ask Abbott to relax statewide stay-at-home order

Texas programs among those housing 21 migrant children in medical isolation

Juvenile justice department to halt new admissions for two weeks

Paxton issues opinion on application of temporary tax exemption

Texas reports 14,624 cases and 318 deaths

$811.5 million in federal aid going toward Texas airports

Report: Up to a third of Texas coronavirus-related deaths occurred in long-term care facilities

Jenkins: Dallas County announcing at least 10 more deaths

Texas officials to discuss request that state cut oil production

Coronavirus alters parole programs Texas prisoners must complete before being released

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