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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott instructs state agencies to trim budgets by 5% to prepare for "economic shock"

Some state agencies are exempt from the cuts, including the Department of State Health Services, the Texas Workforce Commission and the Department of Public Safety.

Gov. Greg Abbott announced a strike force in charge of laying steps to re-open the Texas economy at a press conference in the capitol on April 17, 2020.
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