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FEMA administrator to announce expanded flexibility for National Guard's help

This is in response to the staffing shortages at hospitals

Originally Published: 14 JAN 22 10:24 ET By Betsy Klein, CNN (CNN) -- Federal Emergency Management Agency administrator Deanne Criswell is set to announce at Friday's White House press briefing new steps from the Biden administration to help alleviate staffing…

Many hospitals halt non-urgent procedures

They rely on the National Guard as Covid-19 hospitalizations rise

Originally Published: 14 JAN 22 03:43 ET Updated: 14 JAN 22 06:10 ET By Travis Caldwell, CNN (CNN) -- As Covid-19 hospitalizations reach new highs, more states and health care systems are cutting back services that aren't urgent and relying…

Governor Abbott orders Texas National Guard

To assist DPS in making arrests related to the border crisis

AUSTIN, Texas - On Tuesday, July 27, Governor Greg Abbott sent a letter to Major General Tracy R. Norris, Adjutant General of the Texas National Guard. The letter…

Governor Abbott updates the public on Operation Lone Star

Abbott held press conference in Weslaco

AUSTIN, Texas - Today, Governor Greg Abbott held a press conference in Weslaco to provide an update on Operation Lone Star. He discussed Texas' response to the humanitarian crisis at the southern border through Operation Lone Star. Before the press…

Governor Abbott sends resources to local officials throughout Texas

Deploys National Guard to assist local officials in transfer of elderly

AUSTIN, Texas – Governor Greg Abbott today announced that the State of Texas is deploying maximum resources to local officials throughout the state to respond to severe winter weather and to restore power to our communities. State agencies are sending…

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…