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Texas economy slows as summers get hotter, Dallas Fed economists say

The summer heat may have cost the state’s economy $24 billion this year, according to Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas economists, who add that Texas is twice as vulnerable to heat-related economic slowdowns than the rest of the country.

A Metro bus reads “Come in cool off!” as it drives south on Guadalupe Street in Austin on July 22, 2022.

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