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COVID-19 Recession in Texas

Texas' unemployment rate for May slightly fell to 13% as economists say coronavirus pandemic will hinder recovery

Experts say coronavirus infections and hospitalizations in Texas — which have set new records in recent days — may have the biggest influence on how fast the state's economy recovers.

The Texas Workforce Commission Building in Austin on March 30, 2020.
Envelope with money in it

The impact on Texas’ economy

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