Austin is one of few Texas cities with COVID-19 restrictions, as Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has removed statewide mask mandates and allowed businesses to operate at 100 percent capacity.
Gov. Greg Abbott announced three new appointments to the Texas Tech Board of Regents on Tuesday.
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) baselessly speculated that his state is approaching herd immunity, after admitting he didn’t know if it is or not (it’s not).
Social workers in Texas are now allowed to reject clients for being LGBTQ+ or having a disability, per Gov. Greg Abbott’s recommendation. Advocates have criticized the move, warning such groups are already discriminated against and could face more barriers getting help.
Gov. Greg Abbott said Thursday "there is no shutdown coming” in Texas as coronavirus cases and deaths continue to rise.
"Texas sees 1,000 new coronavirus cases 5 days in a row" "Since Gov. Greg Abbott (R) allowed some businesses to resume operations on May 1, Texas has only been below 1,000 new cases per day twice — on May 4 and May 7."