NORTH TEXAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Governor Abbott says his next executive stay-at-home order will overrule Dallas County’s latest extension to May 15.
“To the extent my executive order has state-wide application it would overrule any local jurisdiction determination about their executive order,” said Abbott.READ MORE: FDA Authorizes COVID-19 Booster Shots From Moderna, Johnson & Johnson
Dallas County Commissioners voted to extend the county’s order, keeping restrictions in place about which businesses may operate and how many people may gather in public.READ MORE: DFW Nonprofits To Start Holiday Drives Early Due To Supply Chain Concerns
“I will be issuing a new executive order on April 27. Right now the state-wide stay-at-home order remains in effect through April 30th,” said Abbott. “On April 27 I will be making a new order for the state going forward. There will either be portions of that or all of that that has state-wide implications.”MORE NEWS: Arlington Police Officer Shoots, Kills Suspect Who Allegedly 'Drove Directly Towards Officer'