The stress that comes with the first day of every month has never been more acute for Dallas Fort-Worth residents forced out of work by the COVID-19 pandemic.
For the week ending March 21, jobless claims in Texas soared more than 860%. And if the swamped phone lines at Texas unemployment offices are any indicator, the state could see those numbers rise even more.
To a degree, local and state officials anticipated this.
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