The stunning spike in COVID-19 cases across Texas has some public officials calling for another lockdown. District 3 State Senator Robert Nichols has a different opinion, saying the economy just can't handle another statewide shutdown. The Senator, who represents all of 16 counties and portions of two others, says the state already will deal with a budget shortfall due to the impact of this pandemic. State Senator Robert Nichols says targeting hot spots around the state, is better than a one size fits all approach of shutting the whole economy. All if Liberty County is one of the counties represented by State Senator Nichols.