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Texas sales tax revenues fall by 9.3% in April

For the past several weeks, the comptroller has been referring to the state of the economy as a recession. The latest sales tax figures give the first glimpse of how much the economic downturn will hurt the state budget.

Shuttered businesses on South Congress during the coronavirus pandemic. April 2, 2020.

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Economy State government Glenn Hegar