Gov. Abbott Sends Resources, DPS Officers To Dallas And Other Texas Cities Due To ProtestsAs tensions rose during protests in Texas Friday over police brutality, Gov. Greg Abbott has sent major cities, like Dallas, state resources and help from Texas DPS officers.
Gov. Abbott Announces Water Parks, Driver's Ed, Food-Court Dining, Rec Sports AllowedThe governor issued a proclamation saying water parks, recreational sport programs for adults, driver education programs, and food-court dining areas within shopping malls can open.
Some North Texas Bars Rush To Get Back In Business, Others Plan To WaitOn Thursday, staff at Lee Harvey's in Dallas prepared to start serving drinks at midnight, the moment the governor’s latest amended order takes effect.
New Coronavirus Deaths Drop In Texas A Day After Single-Day Record Of 50 FatalitiesNew coronavirus deaths in Texas dropped Friday, according to the Associate Press.
Gov. Abbott Defends Plan To Reopen Businesses Amid Criticism From Democrats, Some ConservativesGovernor Greg Abbott defended his decision to gradually reopen businesses starting Friday amid criticism by Democrats and some Conservatives.
Texas Coronavirus Deaths Hit Single-Day High On Eve Of Reopening; Deaths Lagging IndicatorThe Texas coronavirus death toll hit a single-day high of 50 Thursday, one day before the state plans to reopen.
NASCAR And Texas Gov. Greg Abbott Work Together To Return Sport To Texas Motor SpeedwayTexas Governor Greg Abbott and NASCAR are working to return to the track at Texas Motor Speedway soon.
Local Governments In Texas Receiving $38 Million In Federal Emergency FundingLocal governments in Texas will be receiving $38 million in federal emergency funds to help in the fight against the coronavirus, Gov. Greg Abbott announced Wednesday.
Coronavirus In Texas: Field Hospital Built In Houston Ahead Of COVID-19 SurgeTexas officials continue to brace for for a surge in hospital visits driven by the new coronavirus.
Gov. Abbott Says Texas Is 'Beginning To Slow' The Spread Of CoronavirusGov. Greg Abbott is expressing optimism that Texas is seeing signs of slowing the coronavirus outbreak.
Coronavirus: Federal Judge Blocks Ban On Some Texas Abortions During OutbreakA federal judge has blocked the enforcement, in some cases, of an executive order banning abortions in Texas during the coronavirus pandemic.
Coronavirus In Texas: Court Allows Texas To Ban Most Abortions During PandemicA federal appeals court has sided with Texas and allowed the state to ban most abortions while under an emergency order limiting non-essential surgeries during the coronavirus pandemic.
Governor Threatens Federal Government Will Move Resources Away From Dallas If Judge Doesn't Utilize ThemIn a letter sent to Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins Sunday, the Governor's Office threatened to move additional hospital capacity away from Dallas if he doesn't plan to utilize the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center.
Gov. Abbott To Open Dallas Convention Center As Healthcare Facility, Halt Release Of 'Dangerous Criminals' Due To COVID-19Due to the coronavirus, Gov. Abbott announced the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center will be opened as a healthcare facility and that he will halt the release of "dangerous criminals" in Texas.
Gov. Abbott: Of Those Being Tested For Coronavirus, Only 10% Test PositiveAmid the public's growing concern about the spread of COVID-19, CBS 11's Doug Dunbar spoke with Texas Governor Greg Abbott Friday evening and asked some questions regarding the virus in the Lone Star State.