executive order

Governor Abbott designates Mexican cartels as terrorist organization

The Governor orders DPS to target, dismantle cartel infrastructure

AUSTIN, Texas – On Wednesday, Sept. 21, Governor Greg Abbott issued an executive order designating Mexican drug cartels as terrorist organizations. The order also instructed the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) to take immediate action keep Texans safe amid…

Biden to announce all federal workers must be vaccinated

There will be no option for testing to opt out

Originally Published: 09 SEP 21 08:44 ET By Kaitlan Collins and Kevin Liptak, CNN (CNN) -- President Joe Biden on Thursday will impose more stringent vaccine rules on federal workers, and take steps to encourage private businesses to do the…

Governor Abbott issues Executive Order

The Governor adds vaccination requirements to legislative call

AUSTIN, Texas – On Wednesday, Aug. 25, Governor Abbott issued an Executive Order maintaining the current policy prohibiting the mandating of any Covid-19 vaccinations. This Executive Order is for any government…

Governor Abbott issues executive order due to Covid-19

Restricting transportation of migrants

AUSTIN, Texas - On Wednesday, July 28, Governor Greg Abbott issued an executive order restricting ground transportation of migrants who pose a risk of carrying Covid-19 into Texas communities. Through the executive order,…

Governor Abbott issues Executive Order to reopen bars up to 50% capacity

Governor Abbott issues Executive Order to open bars in qualifying counties

AUSTIN, Texas - Governor Greg Abbott issued an Executive Order Wednesday to open bars and similar establishments at up to 50% capacity in conjunction with county officials. In hospital regions with low COVID-19 hospitalizations, County Judges will be able to…

City responds to Governor Abbott’s orders, terminates local order

City events and some park amenities are now closed

VICTORIA, Texas- The City of Victoria has terminated its local order to wear facial coverings, canceled several events expected to gather more than 10 people, and closed some park amenities in response to the orders issued Thursday by Texas Governor…

Mayor amends order, exempts specific groups from wearing facial coverings

Exceptions for facial coverings made for certain groups

VICTORIA, Texas- City of Victoria Mayor Rawley McCoy signed an executive order Wednesday, July 1, outlining exceptions to his June 25 order on facial coverings. The new order states that the following people are exempt from the requirement to wear…

Governor Abbott issues Executive Order expanding hospital capacity

AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott Thursday issued an Executive Order to ensure hospital bed availability for COVID-19 patients as Texas faces an increase in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations. The Governor’s order suspends elective surgeries at hospitals in Bexar, Dallas, Harris,…

Governor Abbott establishes Strike Force to open Texas

Select services are set to open, while schools are to close for the remainder of the academic year

VICTORIA, Texas - 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,…

Trump signs executive order to transform kidney care

On Wednesday, President Donald Trump signed an executive order aimed at transforming kidney care for the more than 37 million Americans with some form of kidney disease. The administration said it is the first kidney-focused executive order since 1973.