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.
Tarrant County Public Health Reports 4 More COVID-19 DeathsTarrant County Public Health reported four more COVID-19 deaths on Tuesday.
North Texas Business Hires Security To Deal With Fights Over Masks During PandemicSeveral Shell Shack locations have hired off-duty police officers to increase security on weekends because of recent altercations.
Texas Workforce Commission Tweets State Applying For Additional Weekly $300 For Unemployed, Then Deletes TweetA spokesperson told CBS 11, the commission apologizes for the confusion, but the tweet was not supposed to be posted.
Unemployed Texans Still Waiting On State To Apply For Additional $300 BenefitSo far, Gov. Greg Abbott has not said whether Texas will do this.
Now Serving Dessert; Billy Bob's Texas Reopens On Thursday Under New Permit"The World's Largest Honkey Tonk," Billy Bob’s Texas reopens on Thursday under a new permit allowing the music venue to open and operate under Food & Beverage guidelines.
When Could Unemployed Texans Receive Extra $400?The Texas Workforce Commission is “reviewing the presidential memoranda and will provide additional information as soon as it becomes available.“
Trump Signs Executive Orders Extending Unemployment Benefits, Deferring Payroll TaxPresident Donald Trump signed several executive orders Saturday related to economic aid, including unemployment benefits and payroll tax cuts.