At 8 a.m. April 7, The Texas Tribune will host a live interview with Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar, conducted by Texas Tribune Executive Editor Ross Ramsey. Join the virtual event and hear Hegar discuss how the novel coronavirus has affected the state’s economy and workforce in the video below.

The topics up for discussion include the dramatic increase in the number of Texans filing for unemployment relief, how the shutdown of local businesses across the state because of stay-at-home orders has affected the economy, and the depression of oil prices globally and what that means for Texas.