• December 7, 2021

Tags : Corona Virus

Video: Cornyn speaks on current efforts, next steps to address

WASHINGTON –U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) spoke on the Senate floor Wednesday about his efforts to respond to the Coronavirus outbreak, including Congress’ recent vote for emergency funding and the next steps to address the economic impact. Excerpts of Sen. Cornyn’s floor remarks are below, and downloadable audio and video can be found above “Hospitals around […]Read More

How will the collapse in oil prices impact Texas? It’s

Oil prices plummeted to their lowest point in decades overnight as Saudi Arabia declared a price war on Russia, adding another stressor to financial markets already reeling amid concerns over the rapid spread of a new strain of coronavirus. While Texas’ economy and budget is highly sensitive to oil prices as the nation’s top oil-producing […]Read More

Experts say COVID-19 could hurt Texas trade and border economy

Economists monitoring the potential effects of the coronavirus on Texas’ international trade are adopting the tone of health officials: Be prepared, be prudent, but don’t panic. But they believe it’s only a matter of time before a major disruption in the global supply chain impacts the state’s economy. Texas, which has the world’s 10th-largest economy, […]Read More

What can Texas do if a coronavirus outbreak hits?

Addressing the possibility of person-to-person spread of the new coronavirus that originated in China, U.S. health officials said this week that it would fall to states to decide what control measures are necessary to confront an outbreak. “Local and state governments should begin thinking about what this might look like for them,” Nancy Messonnier, a […]Read More

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