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Analysis: In spite of it all, a Texas government that’s running full-steam ahead

The pandemic has devastated the Texas economy. The state comptroller says that will mean billions of dollars less than expected for the current budget. But state agencies haven't received any orders to cut their spending.

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, Gov. Greg Abbott and House Speaker Dennis Bonnen brief reporters during a press conference on a Domestic Terrorism Task Force roundtable held at the capitol on Jan. 7, 2020.

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Economy State government Budget Dan Patrick Dennis Bonnen Glenn Hegar Greg Abbott