Greg Abbott

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March 17, 2020 - 12:48 pm
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has activated the Texas National Guard, in the event they are needed for response efforts for COVID-19.
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Texas Sen. Kirk Watson
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March 16, 2020 - 9:49 pm
The special election to fill the Texas Senate seat being vacated by Kirk Watson is being postponed until July in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
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Standardized testing
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March 16, 2020 - 3:35 pm
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has waived the state's STAAR testing requirements for the 2019-20 school year, in the latest step to respond to challenges brought on by the coronavirus pandemic.
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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott
Office of the Governor
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March 13, 2020 - 12:25 pm
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has issued a statewide disaster declaration in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
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Texas coronavirus briefing
Office of Texas Gov. Greg Abbott
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February 27, 2020 - 5:35 pm
State leaders detailed their efforts to prepare for and combat the spread of the coronavirus Thursday afternoon.
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October 29, 2019 - 2:49 pm
AUSTIN (Talk1370.com) -- Homeless camps under Austin's highways will be cleared beginning next week, state officials announced Tuesday. TxDOT crews will begin clearing the camps on November 4, according to flyers distributed today at several encampments. State crews will resume cleaning the right-...
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October 02, 2019 - 2:09 pm
AUSTIN (Talk1370.com) -- Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has given the City of Austin a deadline to deal with what he calls the "growing homelessness crisis" in the state's capital city. Abbott, in a letter to Mayor Steve Adler, set a deadline of November 1 for "meaningful reforms" to be implemented. "As...
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September 05, 2019 - 11:29 am
AUSTIN (Talk1370.com) -- Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has issued eight executive orders in a response to the deadly shootings in El Paso and Odessa. The orders, announced in a statement Thursday morning, will enhance reporting requirements and "ensure law enforcement and the public have the training,...
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September 01, 2019 - 8:38 am
AUSTIN (Talk1370.com) -- Flags across the state of Texas will fly at half-staff to honor the victims of Saturday's deadly shooting in Odessa. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott made the proclamation late Saturday evening. Flags should fly at half-staff through sunset on Thursday. Texas flags have been lowered...
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The Associated Press
August 22, 2019 - 2:17 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Thursday met in Austin with officials from some of the world's biggest tech giants to discuss ways of combatting extremism in the wake of a mass shooting in El Paso that left 22 people dead.
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