Many Texas hospitals are hoping that state and federal governments will step in soon to help financially during the time they can’t perform elective surgeries.
As COVID-19 cases increase in Texas, where reopening is in full swing, TABC is looking to crack down on violations where people are socializing.
The Governor said there are several different reasons why there are more people testing positive for the virus.
“George Floyd is going to change the arc of the future of the United States. George Floyd has not died in vain. His life will be a living legacy about the way that America and Texas responds to this tragedy,” Abbott said.
“Throwing Texans in jail who have had their businesses shut down through no fault of their own is nonsensical, and I will not allow it to happen,” said Texas Governor Greg Abbott.
Despite multiple alerts, local law enforcement in Montgomery County did not respond to the opening, and aren’t likely to, given Gov. Abbott’s mid-afternoon announcement freeing barbers, stylists and salons to re-open Friday, legally.
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said alcohol to-go could remain a permanent thing after the coronavirus pandemic ends.
Hours after Montgomery County Judge Mark Keough said Texas Gov. Abbott's new executive order to reopen the state was "unclear", "vague", and "inconsistent", the governor spoke with FOX 26 about providing new clarification.
Fears over the rapidly spreading novel coronavirus outbreak are causing authorities to take extra precautions with mass gatherings and events around the world.
The press conference is being held at the Governor's Mansion.
According to the statement, the organization respects the Governor but believes his decision to reject the refugees is misguided. "It denies people who are fleeing persecution, including religious persecution, from being able to bring their gifts and talents to our state and contribute to the general common good of all Texans."
This week’s panel; Wayne Dolcefino, media consultant; Jacquie Baly, UH Downtown Political Science Professor; Carmen Roe, legal analyst and Houston attorney; Antonio Diaz-, writer, educator and radio host; Mike Collier, Democratic political commentator; Michelle Maples, conservative attorney; talk about Governor Abbott and reaction to campaign material.
Fox 26 News Brief for April 12, 2018