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COVID-19 Recession in Texas

Texas reverses course, says it won't collect overpaid unemployment benefits in instances when it was the state's mistake

A Texas Workforce Commission spokesperson said he was previously unaware that a judicial order bars the state from recovering funds when the overpayment is the agency's fault.

Mour Cafe in Austin closed its dining operations following an executive order by Gov. Greg Abbott which limits social gatherings to 10 people and prohibits eating and drinking at restaurants but allows take-outs. March 20, 2020.
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The impact on Texas’ economy

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