Greg Abbott

Texas Governor Announces 'Phase Two' Schedule to Open Texas
Governor Greg Abbott today announced the second phase of the State of Texas' ongoing plan to safely and strategically open Texas while minimizing the spread of COVID-19. Under Phase II, restaurants may increase their occupancy to 50% and additional services and activities that remained closed under …
Texarkana, Tx Open Friday - Here's What to Expect
It feels like it's been forever, but this Friday, May 1 we will start to feel a little bit normal again here in Texarkana. At least on the Texas side. Here are the types of businesses that can open and the restrictions we can expect to see as well.
Texas' Relaunch Includes Retail-To-Go, Surgeries But No School
Governor Greg Abbott today held a press conference where he issued three new Executive Orders to begin the process of reopening the state of Texas while revising hospital capacity and certain social distancing guidelines. Within the orders, select activities and services that pose minimal to no thre…
Texas Governor Closes State Parks And Historic Sites
Texas Governor Greg Abbott has directed the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) and the Texas Historical Commission (THC) to close all state parks and historic sites as part of the state’s efforts to strengthen social distancing practices and prevent gatherings of large groups of people. Hist…
Abbott Says Restaurants Can Sell Bulk Retail Product to Public
Governor Greg Abbott has directed the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) to issue guidance allowing restaurants to sell bulk retail products from restaurant supply chain distributors directly to consumers provided that such foods are in their original condition, packaging, or presented…
Texas Governor Requests Major Disaster Declaration from the Feds
Governor Greg Abbott today sent a letter to President Trump requesting a presidential declaration of a major disaster in Texas based on the continued impact of COVID-19. This action follows on the heels of a series of proactive measures, including declaring a state of disaster for all 254 Texas coun…
Texas Governor Declares State Of Disaster For All Texas Counties
Governor Greg Abbott today held a press conference at the State Capitol to update the public on the status of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in Texas and what the state is doing to protect public health. The Governor also announced several new actions Texas is taking to mitigate the spread of the virus,…