Gov. Greg Abbott's Order To Close Bars 'Inadvertently' Shut Down 1,500 Texas RestaurantsAccording to the Texas Restaurant Association, the closure of these restaurants has put 35,000 employees out of work.
At Least Half A Dozen North Texas Cities, Counties Implement Mask Mandates For BusinessesMultiple mask mandates went into effect this week for customers and staff in businesses.
Plano City Council Votes Down Mask MandateInstead, the council agreed to a "strong recommendation" that businesses have their own mask mandates.
McKinney Businesses Welcome Mask Mandate, Brace For Unhappy Customers“If I had a dollar for every business that said, ‘Please, please mandate masks,” said McKinney Mayor George Fuller.
Retailers Caught In Middle As Some Customers Throw Tantrums Over Masks Mandate During PandemicThe increasingly hostile pushback from customers who rebuff the face covering requirements are putting business owners in a no-win position.
Texas Bars Forced To Close Again, Restaurants Rolled Back To 50% Capacity“At this time, it is clear that the rise in cases is largely driven by certain types of activities, including Texans congregating in bars."
Debate In Texas Over Face Mask Mandate Intensifies As Coronavirus Cases ClimbDallas County Judge Clay Jenkins wants Governor Abbott to legally require everyone to wear masks or allow local leaders to require it.
Dallas Restaurants Reopen, Some Experience Confusion Over Code ComplianceThe owner of one Dallas restaurant said he's gotten mixed messages on what he needs to do, depending on which code compliance officer shows up.
Coronavirus In Texas: Arlington To Distribute 250,000 Protective Masks To Area Workers For FreeDistribution will be done by drive-thru at Texas Rangers Parking Lot R from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 6.
Dallas Fire-Rescue Reports 11 Out Of 13 Members Positive For Coronavirus Have RecoveredDallas Fire-Rescue has reported that 11 out of 13 members who have tested positive for the coronavirus have recovered and returned to work.
'Sanitize, Sanitize, Sanitize Constantly': Waxahachie Businesses Ready To ReturnWith so many out of work, a phased reopening is better than being shut down — that's the consensus of many North Texans today as businesses work to stay afloat while managing the threat of COVID-19.