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COVID-19 Recession in Texas

“It’s putting us in the firing line”: Some small-business owners worry about Gov. Greg Abbott lifting coronavirus restrictions

Abbott’s order will leave it to business owners to decide whether to require customers wear masks inside their establishments. Some say they will keep coronavirus restrictions in place, but some business owners worry those decisions could anger potential customers.

Juan Meza take a to-go order at Juan In A Million located in Austin, on May 1, 2020. Meza decided to open the restaurant's d…
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