Growing Number Of Texas Sheriffs Refuse To Enforce Governor Abbott's Face Mask RequirementA growing number of sheriffs in Texas say they are refusing to follow a recent executive order requiring face masks in public. Governor Greg Abbott's mandate aims to slow the spread of coronavirus, as cases in the state soar.
Leaders Of Major Texas Areas Asking For More Local Control During Coronavirus SurgeLeaders in major areas of Texas are asking the governor for more local control, such as the ability to order residents to stay home, in responding to the surge in coronavirus cases.
Dallas Issues Mask Emergency Alert To ResidentsThe city of Dallas sent out an emergency alert to residents Friday evening to remind them about the statewide mask order Gov. Greg Abbott announced Thursday.
DFW Area Police Officers To Educate And Inform Public With Texas Mask Mandate In EffectThe goal is to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 during a significant spike of virus cases in Texas.
Gov. Greg Abbott Establishes Mask Mandate For Most Texas Counties, Gives Local Leaders Power To Restrict Gatherings To 10The Governor also issued a proclamation giving mayors and county judges the ability to impose restrictions on some outdoor gatherings of over 10 people.
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.
Texas City That Ignored County Mask Mandate Will Now Follow State Order"The City of Colleyville fully intends to comply with this order and asks that residents wear masks," Asst. City Manager Mark Wood said.
DPS In Austin Charge Two Men With Rioting At Texas Capitol Amid Racial Injustice ProtestTwo men have been arrested and charged with rioting and committing other crimes at the Capitol building in Austin amid demonstrations against police violence and racial injustice.
Customers, Owners Of North Texas Bars Protest Shutdown Order Issued By GovernorOwners and customers of North Texas bars are protesting another shutdown order issued by Gov. Greg Abbott.
In Dallas, VP Pence Pledges More Testing And Urges Texans To Wear Face MasksIn Dallas Sunday, Vice President Mike Pence pledged more testing for Texas and urged the state's residents to wear masks amid a rapid increase in coronavirus cases.
Dallas County Judge Asks Governor For New 'Stay Home, Stay Safe' Order Or Ability To Issue OneDallas County Judge Clay Jenkins is calling on Gov. Greg Abbott to issue further orders in the midst of a surge in COVID-19 cases, including a "Stay Home, Stay Safe" order and a statewide face mask requirement.
VP Pence, Gov. Abbott Visit Dallas Sunday To Address COVID-19 SurgeVice President Mike Pence and Texas Gov. Greg Abbott visited Dallas on Sunday and addressed a surge of COVID-19 cases in the state since reopening efforts began in May.
Dallas County Reports 570 More COVID-19 Cases Sunday, Total Now At 20,165Dallas County has, once again, broken a daily record of new COVID-19 cases in North Texas with 570 on Sunday.
Bar Owners Fear Impact Of Latest Texas Coronavirus Shutdown: 'This Will Be A Pretty Massive Hit'It was just five weeks ago bars were allowed to reopen and celebrated the return of customers.
Vice President Mike Pence To Visit Dallas Sunday To Celebrate Religious Freedom, Discuss CoronavirusFirst Baptist Church Dallas Pastor Robert Jeffress, one of President Trump's evangelical advisers, said he invited the Vice President a year ago.