Gov. Abbott said he does not think Texans will need to wear masks for the rest of 2020.
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Governor Greg Abbott Discusses Back To School, Coronavirus Response And Wearing MasksGov. Abbott said he does not think Texans will need to wear masks for the rest of 2020.
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Stephenville Mayor Talks About Question He Had For Texas AG PaxtonIn the legally nonbinding letter sent Tuesday AG Ken Paxton said, "While local health authorities may possess some authority to close schools in limited circumstances, they may not issue blanket orders closing all schools on a purely preventative basis. That decision rightfully remains with school system leaders."
Dallas, Tarrant County Health Leaders Disappointed TexasAG Ken Paxton 'Overruled' School Delay Orders During PandemicTexas Attorney General Ken Paxton released a legal opinion that says local health authorities can’t issue blanket orders to close schools to prevent COVID-19 cases.
Texas AG Says Local School Districts Can Decide When To ReopenThe legally nonbinding letter, which was in response to a request from Stephenville Mayor Doug Svien, gives schools permission to disobey local public health orders that would stop them from reopening.
Texas AG Ken Paxton Says Education Leaders Should Decide On Reopening Schools, Not The State"Appointed people or people that are working for the government don't typically have the same authority that those who are elected do," Paxton told CBS 11 News. "And in this case, it is the elected school board or the elected Governor that get to make the call on whether schools are shut."
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton InterviewTexas Attorney General Ken Paxton Interview On School Start Letter
Some DFW Bars To Put Liquor License On The Line By Defying State Shutdown Order On SaturdayDespite a bar shutdown order by Gov. Greg Abbott due to the COVID-19 pandemic, several North Texas bars plan to open on Saturday.
Topless Clubs, Cigar Bars Shut Down In New Dallas County Order Due To Not Wearing Masks During PandemicDallas County has issued a new order Friday shutting down sexually-oriented businesses like strip clubs as well as cigar bars, due to people not wearing masks during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Gov. Greg Abbott Encouraged COVID Numbers Moving In The Right DirectionGov. Abbott says Texans will have to keep wearing masks and social distancing to keep the positivity rate decreasing.
Mayors, Including 1 From North Texas, Urge Congress To Send Billions More In Coronavirus ReliefArlington Mayor Jeff Williams spoke out Wednesday during a conference call by the U.S. Conference of Mayors about the economic pain.
Lt. Col. Allen West Speaks On TX GOP Chairman WinLt. Col. Allen West Speaks With CBSN-DFW's Jack Fink After Texas Republican Party Chairman Win Last Night
North Texas Clinic Received $1.26 In Federal Coronavirus Relief While Big Hospitals Got Millions“It was very disappointing,” said owner Mac Okwah. “Here I am struggling to survive, doing everything I can, and seeing this check was just defeating.”
Gov. Abbott, Dallas County Judge Jenkins Sharply Disagree On COVID-19 SolutionDallas County Judge Clay Jenkins says he doesn't believe Governor Greg Abbott's order nearly two weeks ago to shut down bars and reduce in-dining capacity at restaurants to 50% will slow the spread of Covid-19 enough.
Tarrant County Health Director Worried About 'What's Possible' Regarding COVID-19As of now, hospitals in Tarrant County still have space.
Mask Supporters Say Mandate Was Long OverdueThe new statewide mask mandate changes nothing at Cedar Hill's U Need Nails salon.
Gov. Abbott Discusses New Mask Mandate And COVID-19 In Texas In InterviewCBS 11's Doug Dunbar interviewed Governor Abbott live on Friday evening.
A Look At Mask Mandate Enforcement In North TexasAttorney Eric Cedillo talks about the county and city officials who don't enforce the order.
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.
Plano Mayor Disappointed Council Didn't Adopt Mask MandateThe Plano City Council made wearing masks a recommendation, not a mandate.
Plano City Council Votes Against Mask MandateWhile some council member wear masks, they didn't want it forced on people;