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COVID-19 Recession in Texas

"It’s a bizarre time to be job searching": College graduates looking for first jobs face catastrophic economic conditions

As 2020 college graduates prepare to enter the workforce, they are having to contend with a historic economic recession. Experts say those who do get jobs in the recession may accept lower wages and salaries than they’d have otherwise settled for.

Sidney Smith poses for a photo outside Baylor Law School in Waco, Texas on Sunday, May 17, 2020. Smith, a recent graduate of…

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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