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51-Percenters Unite to Fight Shutdowns

51-Percenters Unite to Fight Shutdowns

What started as an effort by struggling small-business owners known as “51-percenters” to safely reopen under government-ordered coronavirus shutdowns has grown into a unified movement to take on the state agency that regulates the alcoholic beverage industry in...
51-Percenters Sue to Block Shutdowns, Plan Protests

Abbott Is Killing ‘51-Percenter’ Small Businesses

As Texas’ small-business owners remain frustrated by Gov. Greg Abbott’s coronavirus closures and suffer under his arbitrary rules for reopening, a hard-hit group of businesses known as “51-percenters” say the governor’s unilateral shutdown orders are killing them....