Posts Tagged: Greg Abbott

Texas Governor Signs Law To Stop Teachers From Talking About Racism

Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed into law a bill that will make it extremely hard for teachers to talk about racism in the classroom.  HB 3979 doesn’t allow K-12 teachers to discuss the concept that “one race or sex is inherently superior to another race or sex,” the concept that someone could “be discriminated against… Read more »

Texas Is Open For Business!

Governor Greg Abbott 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 Phase I may open with restricted occupancy levels and minimum standard health… Read more »

Governor Abbott Eliminates Mandatory Quarantine for Louisiana to Texas Travelers

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has issued an executive order Monday that eliminates a previously-ordered 14-day quarantine for people traveling from Louisiana. Under the executive order, a mandatory 14-day quarantine for travelers from the following areas remains in place: California; Connecticut; New York; New Jersey; Washington; Atlanta, Georgia; Chicago, Illinois; Detroit, Michigan, and Miami, Florida. Abbott’s… Read more »

Governor Greg Abbott Says Travelers Coming To Texas Must Self Quarantine

Travelers from coronavirus hotspots in the United States have been ordered to quarantine for two weeks once they land in Texas. Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed the executive order Thursday afternoon. That order requires passengers on flights arriving from New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, and New Orleans to self-quarantine for 14 days. Now the order… Read more »