Gov. Greg Abbott Issues Executive Order Banning Vaccine Mandates By Any Entity"The COVID-19 vaccine is safe, effective, and our best defense against the virus, but should remain voluntary and never forced," Gov. Abbott said in a statement.
Gov. Greg Abbott Issues Executive Order Banning Vaccine Mandates And Passports In TexasGov. Abbott is vaccinated against COVID-19 and has said Texans should consider getting the vaccine.
Dozens Of Texas School Districts In Legal Battles Over Gov. Abbott's Ban On Mask Mandates“It’s just a bizarre period because you're seeing the clash of our legal system, our education system, our public health system,” said Nathan Cortez, an SMU law professor.
County Public School Mask Mandates & The Texas Supreme Court RulingThe battle over masks is leading to some confusion for some parents in North Texas this morning -- so here's a breakdown of the facts.
Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins Sues Gov. Abbott Over Mask Mandate BanJudge Jenkins wants a temporary restraining order that would allow him to set mask mandates within Dallas County.
Department Of Justice Sues Texas And Gov. Greg Abbott Over Executive Order Restricting Travel Of Undocumented MigrantsGov. Abbott's order, issued Wednesday, prohibits anyone from providing ground transportation to migrants detained by U.S. Customs and Border Protection for illegally crossing the border.
Gov. Abbott's New Executive Order Limits Local Leaders' Response To COVID-19 In Texas“Today’s executive order will provide clarity and uniformity in the Lone Star State’s continued fight against COVID-19,” said Governor Abbott.
Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins Issues Disaster Declaration Due To Extreme Cold, Snow And IceDallas County Judge Clay Jenkins issued a local disaster declaration and executive order in the wake of a winter storm that has brought record-breaking low temperatures and widespread power outages.
Texas Gov. Abbott Fights Back Against Biden Administration's Order Suspending Oil, Gas Drilling On Federal Lands And Waters"Texas is going to protect the oil and gas industry from any type of hostile attack launched from Washington, DC. Texas is not going to stand idly by and watch the Biden administration kill jobs," Gov. Abbott said.
Texas Gov. Abbott Directs State Agencies To Challenge Federal Actions That 'Threaten' Energy IndustryTexas Gov. Greg Abbott on Thursday signed an executive order that directs state agencies to "use all lawful powers and tools" to challenge federal actions that "threaten" the energy industry.
4th Circuit Upholds Ban On Trump's Order Allowing States To Refuse RefugeesAn executive order by President Donald Trump had aimed to give state and local governments the ability to shut out refugees, but the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld a ban on the order.
Business Occupancy Rollbacks Triggered In North Texas After 7 Straight Days Of High COVID-19 Hospitalization RatesGovernor Greg Abbott has previously said in an Executive Order that if COVID-19 hospitalizations continue to exceed 15% for seven days in a row, then business openings will have to be scaled back.
Tarrant County Under Public Health Warning As Coronavirus Cases Spike, ICU Beds 92% OccupiedTarrant County is now under a public health warning as virus case numbers reach what the public health director called “dire” levels.
Texas County To Fine Poll Workers Who Turn Away Voters For Not Wearing Face MasksA county in Texas will now begin fining poll workers who turn away voters for not wearing face masks or coverings, according to a new order signed by the county's judge.
Texas AG Ken Paxton Sends Reminder That State Mask Requirement Does Not Apply To Polling SitesAfter receiving reports about poll workers being barred from sites for not wearing a face mask, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton issued a reminder that the statewide requirement does not apply to polling sites.