Coronavirus spreads to the Texas state budget

Texas lawmakers will return to the Capitol in January — just six months from now — to revise the current budget and write the next one. Photo credit: Juan Figueroa/The Texas Tribune

Now that the first official estimate of the coronavirus' effect on the Texas economy is out, the hard work starts. Legislators have to figure out which parts of the state budget to cut and which parts to keep.

The cuts come next.

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