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Texas Extends Early Voting Period For November 3rd Election
Governor Greg Abbott on Monday issued a Proclamation extending the early voting period for the November 3rd Election by nearly a week. Under this proclamation, early voting by personal appearance will begin on Tuesday, October 13, 2020, and continue through Friday, October 30, 2020.
Governor Abbott Establishes Statewide Face Covering Requirement
Governor Greg Abbott today issued an Executive Order requiring all Texans to wear a face covering over the nose and mouth in public spaces in counties with 20 or more positive COVID-19 cases, with few exceptions. The Governor also issued a proclamation giving mayors and county judges the ability to …
Texas Governor Closes Bars and Limits Restaurants to 50%, Again
Governor Greg Abbott today issued an executive order limiting certain businesses and services as part of the state’s effort to contain the spread of COVID-19. This decision comes as the number of people testing positive for COVID-19 and the number of hospitalizations have increased and the positivit…
Governor Abbott Urges Texans to Follow the Guidelines
Governor Greg Abbott today provided an update on Texas' continued response to COVID-19. The Governor discussed several steps the state is taking to mitigate the spread of the virus in recent weeks—including increasing enforcement of health and safety regulations, rapidly increasing testing in hot sp…
Texas Governor Greg Abbott Updates Phase III Openings
 
Governor Greg Abbott late Wednesday announced the third phase of the State of Texas’ plan to safely open the economy while containing the spread of COVID-19. Under Phase III, effective immediately, all businesses in Texas will be able to operate at up to 50% capacity, with very limited exceptions. …
Texas Governor Calls For Unity And Peaceful Protests
Governor Greg Abbott today held a press conference in Dallas where he provided an update on Texas' response to protest violence across the state. In his remarks, the Governor called for swift justice in the case of George Floyd’s death, and discussed the ways Texas is working with local law enforcem…
Texas Governor Adds Services And Activities To Open Soon
Governor Greg Abbott Tuesday issued a proclamation expanding additional services and activities that can open under Phase II of the state's plan to safely and strategically open. In this proclamation, water parks, adult recreational sports programs, drivers ed, and food-court dining areas inside sho…

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