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Governor Abbott waives certain licensing regulations for pharmacists

Expiration dates for licenses extended for Texas pharmacists

AUSTIN, Texas - Governor Greg Abbott has waived certain licensing renewal regulations for Texas pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, and pharmacy technician trainees. With these waivers, the Governor is temporarily extending expiration dates for licenses and temporarily suspending continuing education requirements for…

Governor activates National Guard and postpones runoff primary elections in response to COVID-19 threat

Governor Abbott issuing three proclamations affecting the Texas National Guard, runoff elections scheduled for May 26th, and healthcare for incarcerated Texans

AUSTIN - Governor Greg Abbott issued three proclamations that affect the Texas National Guard, incarcerated Texans in TDCJ facilities, and the runoff primary elections scheduled for May 26th. On March 17th, Governor Abbott activated the Texas National Guard "to be…

Community Crossroads: COVID-19, Coronavirus Prevention

Community Crossroads: COVID-19, Coronavirus Prevention

VICTORIA, Texas - In this week's episode of Community Crossroads we'll hear from Dr. John McNeill, with the Victoria County Public Health Authority. We'll also hear from Governor Greg Abbott…

Texas state secretary who led failed voter purge steps down

Texas' secretary of state, who led an unsuccessful effort to purge thousands of voters from the state's rolls earlier this year in a move that critics said was intended to intimidate voters on a false narrative of widespread fraud, resigned Monday after failing to attract sufficient support in the state legislature to stay in the role.

Victoria College receives grant for youth STEM camps

Governor Greg Abbott today announced 16 grants totaling $946,905 that will be distributed through the Governor's Summer Merit Program to Texas universities and community colleges for summer youth camps that focus on science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).