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COVID-19 Recession in Texas

Texas voters overwhelmingly approve of business closures, stay-at-home orders despite blow to state's economy, says UT/TT poll

The poll results come as Gov. Greg Abbott prepares to announce his plans for reopening a wide range of Texas businesses.

Shuttered restaurant in Waco on March 25, 2020.

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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The impact on Texas’ economy

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