Gov. Abbott Bans Mask Mandates, Cuts Unemployment

Photo from the Texas Tribune. By Terrance Turner May 18, 2021 Texas Gov. Greg Abbott today issued an executive order banning state governmental entities -- including cities, counties, school districts or officials -- from having mask mandates. Starting Friday, May 21, any government entity that tries to impose a mask mandate can face a fine … Continue reading Gov. Abbott Bans Mask Mandates, Cuts Unemployment

Gov. Greg Abbott Announces Texas Will Open “100 Percent”

Photo courtesy of Twitter. By Terrance Turner March 2, 2021 (UPDATED March 3) Today, Texas Governor Greg Abbott made a game-changing announcement. In remarks delivered live from Lubbock, Gov. Abbott touted the state's economy: "If Texas were its own country, it would still have the ninth largest economy in the world." But due to the … Continue reading Gov. Greg Abbott Announces Texas Will Open “100 Percent”