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COVID-19 Recession in Texas

Texas has billions in its rainy day fund. But legislators say they won’t use it until January.

Lawmakers widely agree that the Legislature will tap into the Economic Stabilization Fund next session. But under the weight of a crippled economy, many Texans want relief now.

Texas State Capitol, June 12, 2017. State Capitol in the late afternoon on June 12, 2017.

“Real crisis for the future”

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