Mixed Messages On COVID-19? Governor Tweets, Bars Still ClosedFor the moment, bars remain closed; but, Governor Greg Abbott has ramped up speculation about a possible reopening.
Cowboys Owner Jerry Jones, Texas Leaders Send Well Wishes To President Trump He Tests Positive For COVID-19Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones and GOP lawmakers across Texas react and send thoughts and prayers to President Trump and First Lady Melania after both test positive for COVID-19.
Governor Abbott Deploys Resources To Assist In Fighting California WildfiresGovernor Greg Abbott announced that firefighters and support personnel from across Texas were deployed to help combat the devastating wildfires currently impacting California.
West Texas Flags Lowered To Half-Staff In Honor Of Midland/Odessa Shooting VictimsGovernor Greg Abbott has directed that all flags in the City of Odessa are lowered to half-staff in honor of the victims of the Midland/Odessa shootings one year ago today.
Additional $300 Unemployment Benefit On The Way? Governor Abbott Officially Directs TWC To Apply For Federal FundsGovernor Greg Abbott has directed the Texas Workforce Commission to apply to receive federal unemployment money to help Texans.
Unemployed Texans Still Waiting On State To Apply For Additional $300 BenefitSo far, Gov. Greg Abbott has not said whether Texas will do this.
Texas Governor Greg Abbott Pushes To Freeze Property Tax In Cities That Defund Police; 'Law Enforcement Is Not A Tool Of Political Agendas'Tuesday afternoon Governor Gregg Abbott announced that any city that defunds police departments will have its property tax revenue frozen at the current rate.
President Trump Singles Out Texas And Florida For Help With Coronavirus ResponsePresident Donald Trump agreed to continue paying for the full cost of National Guard troops deployed to help with the coronavirus response in just two states -- Texas and Florida -- after their Republican governors appealed directly to him.
Governor Abbott Announces Extension Of Emergency SNAP Benefits For AugustGovernor Greg Abbott has announced that the Texas Health and Human Services Commission will provide $185 million in emergency SNAP food benefits for the month of August.
Coronavirus In Texas: Frustrated Brewery Owners Worried Industry Won't Survive State's DecisionsThings seemed to have taken a turn for the better for North Texas bar owners who thought they may be back in business... but it was fleeting.
Texas Governor Abbott Expands Suspension Of Elective Surgeries AgainGovernor Greg Abbott issued a proclamation on Thursday suspending elective surgeries in hospitals in all counties located within 11 Trauma Service Areas (TSAs) in Texas.
Debate Over How To Slow The Spread Of Coronavirus In Texas IntensifiesBoth Gov. Abbott and Dallas County Judge Jenkins agree slowing the spread of the virus will boost the economy, but how to achieve that is a different story.
Governor Abbott Suspends Elective Surgeries In 4 More Texas CountiesGovernor Greg Abbott today issued a proclamation suspending elective surgeries at hospitals in Cameron, Hidalgo, Nueces, and Webb counties to help ensure hospital bed availability for COVID-19 patients in those communities.
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."
Governor Abbott Issues Executive Order Expanding Hospital Capacity, Suspends Elective Surgeries In 4 Texas CountiesGovernor Greg Abbott today issued an Executive Order to ensure hospital bed availability for COVID-19 patients as Texas faces an increase in cases of the coronavirus and hospitalizations.