Almost 100 Texas Mayors Ask Congress For Economic Relief Amid Pandemic

Almost 100 Texas Mayors Ask Congress For Economic Relief Amid Pandemic

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Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner is one of nearly 100 Texas mayors who are asking Congress for more funding to help offset revenue losses due to the pandemic-related economic slowdown. The downturn has sharply reduced sales tax revenues in the state. Texas received 11-billion dollars from the CARES Act, which were divided among the state, county and city governments. The House of Representatives has approved a Democratic plan to add another trillion-dollars for local governments, but the ... See More

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