The DRC Board of Advisors conversation with James Huffines and G. Brint Ryan was presented by Furniture Marketing Group and KDC Real Estate Development & Investments on May 12, 2020. Jason Whitely, Senior Reporter at WFAA, led the conversation with Huffines and Ryan, Dallas Region business leaders selected by Gov. Greg Abbott and Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, respectively, to chair the State of Texas’ economic recovery efforts.
Highlights from the meeting included:
- Key COVID-19 data suggests Texas is headed in the right direction and that Texans have embraced personal responsibility in the fight against the disease, according to our featured guests.
- The COVID-19 hospitalization rate in Texas is around 8%. Nationally, experts put the target rate at anything less than 10%.
- The governor may issue additional executive orders in the coming months based on data regarding high-risk people and facilities, such as nursing homes and meat-packing plants, as well as plans for large gatherings.