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    As oil and gas prices plunge, Stephens County Judge Michael Roach is asking for assistance from the state of Texas to suspend various severance taxes and fees to prevent a direct effect on the tax revenue of the county. BA photo by A.D. Chachere

County calls on state officials to assist with COVID-19 impact on oil and gas prices

Stephens County Judge Michael Roach has sent a memo to the state of Texas to garner state assistance on the decreasing oil and gas prices.

The memo comes after a sharp decline in energy demands as states and counties restrict citizen movements due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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