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The US now has 1 million confirmed cases of the coronavirus

As the nation continues to grapple with how to most effectively reopen, the United States topped 1 million confirmed cases of coronavirus on Tuesday.

greg abbott - USA Today
11:12am PDT - April 28th, 2020

US reopening: What states are relaxing social distancing restrictions and moving away from lockdowns?

Texas and Florida are among states instituting plans to reopen businesses and areas for the American public.

greg abbott - USA Today
5:52am PDT - April 19th, 2020

Police officer shot and killed, 2 others injured after domestic disturbance

The two other officers have been taken to a hospital for surgery.

greg abbott - ABC News
8:49pm PDT - April 18th, 2020

Officer killed, two injured in Texas attack

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said the violence was "a somber reminder of the service and sacrifice our brave men and women in law enforcement make everyday."

greg abbott - NBC News
7:44pm PDT - April 18th, 2020

Lacking Federal Coordination, States Team Up on When to Reopen

Cuomo and sixteen other governors representing half the nation's population have organized three separate clusters of states.

greg abbott - Time
12:41pm PDT - April 18th, 2020

Gov. Abbott Details Plan to Reopen State: 'We Will Open Texas'

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) appears to be leading the charge on the grand reopening of America, detailing plans to reopen the Lone Star state.

greg abbott - Breitbart News
2:15pm PDT - April 17th, 2020

Texas to begin softening COVID-19 restrictions next week | TheHill

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) said Friday that he plans to begin reopening different Texas businesses through a series of executive orders starting next week, making Texas the first state to lay out a defined rollback of restrictions related to the coronavirus.

greg abbott - The Hill
12:30pm PDT - April 17th, 2020

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greg abbott - The Wall Street Journal
5:40am PDT - April 16th, 2020

Texas clinics ask Supreme Court to allow certain abortions

They want certain abortions to continue during the coronavirus pandemic.

greg abbott - ABC News
6:14pm PDT - April 11th, 2020

Appeals court allows Texas abortion ban to remain during coronavirus outbreak

A federal appeals court in Texas ruled 2-1 in favor of an executive order by Republican Gov. Greg Abbott on Tuesday that prohibits abortions during the coronavirus outbreak. The big picture: Abbott last month issued the order banning elective procedures in an…

greg abbott - Axios
2:20pm PDT - April 7th, 2020

A Court Just Let Texas Ban Abortions Due to Coronavirus

It reversed an order to stop the state from using the pandemic as a reason to restrict abortion access.

greg abbott - Vice News
2:31pm PDT - March 31st, 2020

Family Planning Providers Sue Texas Over Order Banning Abortions During the Coronavirus Outbreak

Planned Parenthood joined other abortion providers in suing Texas over moving to ban abortions during the coronavirus outbreak

greg abbott - Time
7:43pm PDT - March 25th, 2020

As virus grips nation, advocates move to halt evictions for people of color

Black Lives Matter Houston co-founder Ashton Woods has launched a petition asking Texas Gov. Greg Abbott to suspend rent, mortgage and utility payments.

greg abbott - NBC News
6:42am PDT - March 23rd, 2020

Illinois and D.C. Are Shutting Down This Weekend Because of Coronavirus

They're the latest places taking extreme measures to flatten the curve so medical facilities don't get overwhelmed.

greg abbott - Vice News
2:38pm PDT - March 20th, 2020

Houston Pleads for More Coronavirus Test Kits and Protective Gear as Texas Closes Schools

Hours after the drive-thru testing began, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott ordered schools closed for more than 5 million students and shuttered restaurant dining rooms

greg abbott - Time
9:05pm PDT - March 19th, 2020

Amid coronavirus clampdown, Americans urged not to travel abroad; Italy surpasses China in deaths - Washington Post

Amid coronavirus clampdown, Americans urged not to travel abroad; Italy surpasses China in deaths Washington Post As Italy's Coronavirus Deaths Pass China's, Hospitals Strain To Keep Up NPR Italy's death toll rose to 3405 overtaking China Al Jazeera English I…

greg abbott - The Washington Post
8:04pm PDT - March 19th, 2020

Emergencies, closures: How are US states handling coronavirus?

Some states are taking sweeping action, while others are taking a limited approach. Here's a breakdown state by state.

greg abbott - Al Jazeera English
1:07pm PDT - March 19th, 2020

Houston pleads for more tests, gear as cars pack hospital

Houston residents are waiting in a line of cars more than a mile long line as drive-thru testing for the new coronavirus begins in the city

greg abbott - ABC News
11:01am PDT - March 19th, 2020

Hurdles as states scrap standardized tests due to school closures

Feds say they have to grant waivers to rules requiring them even as critics say quality of online teaching can't be assured.

greg abbott - CBS News
2:50am PDT - March 19th, 2020

As US governors impose restrictions, Texas stays out of it

As governors across the U.S. impose restrictions on restaurants and public gatherings, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is still letting local authorities make their own decisions

greg abbott - ABC News
1:46pm PDT - March 18th, 2020

Texas governor calls for May local elections to be postponed

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) issued a proclamation Wednesday that would allow local elections to be postponed amid the coronavirus outbreak.Abbott's move allows local governments to move elections scheduled for May 2...

greg abbott - The Hill
10:00am PDT - March 18th, 2020

Coronavirus closures accelerate nationwide, but wide gaps remain - The Washington Post

Coronavirus closures accelerate nationwide, but wide gaps remain The Washington Post View Full Coverage on Google News

greg abbott - The Washington Post
6:36am PDT - March 18th, 2020

Why Texas is saying 'no' to all new refugees

Texas' longstanding reputation for hospitality has taken a hit as it embraces a new Trump refugee plan.

greg abbott - BBC News
12:22pm PDT - March 16th, 2020

Texas braces for more coronavirus evacuees from Grand Princess, with residents ‘mad and scared’ - The Washington Post

Texas braces for more coronavirus evacuees from Grand Princess, with residents ‘mad and scared’ The Washington Post A third Princess cruise ship kept at sea pending virus tests Washington Post View Full Coverage on Google News

greg abbott - The Washington Post
7:25pm PDT - March 9th, 2020

Diamond Princess cruise passengers quarantined in Texas finally set to go home

Many of the passengers from the Diamond Princess cruise ship who are still at Lackland Air Force Base in Texas will go home Tuesday.

greg abbott - USA Today
9:52am PST - March 3rd, 2020