AUSTIN, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – Texas Gov. Greg Abbott will be delivering a “State of the State” address Monday evening to give updates on the COVID-19 response and a look at the 87th Legislative Session.Former Richardson Mayor And Developer Husband Found Guilty Of Bribery and Tax Evasion
The governor said the address will also “highlight exceptional Texans from across the state.”
“We are at a pivotal moment in our state’s history, and this televised address is an occasion for every Texan to celebrate our state’s exceptionalism and recognize our shared goal for an even better Texas,” Abbott said. “Despite the challenges that America has endured over the past year, Texas remains a leader for the rest of the nation, and we have a duty to keep it that way. The 87th Legislative Session is an opportunity for the Legislature and statewide leaders to solve the challenges facing our state on behalf of every Texan. Working together to serve the people of Texas, we will put the Lone Star State on a path towards a healthier, safer, freer, and more prosperous future for all.”READ MORE: Collin County Says Candida Auris Fungus Responsible For 4 Deaths
The address comes as Texas continues its COVID-19 vaccination efforts. According to state health officials, providers in Texas have administered about 2.3 million doses as of Sunday.
The “State of the State” can be watched on CBSN Dallas-Fort Worth.MORE NEWS: 2 Teenaged Brothers Dead, Another Teen Injured After Shooting In Arlington
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