Tag Archive: Greg Abbott
Governor extends early voting for November election, but more is needed to bolster voting and make it safeRead More
While Gov. Abbott was outlining his plan for reopening some of Texas, Democratic legislators yesterday were pushing for immediate steps to help businesses and individuals who have been dramatically impacted by the pandemic-related shutdowns. Their list included: Expanding Medicaid to provide more health-care to low-income or unemployed Texans. Ensuring that health-care workers at every local level have the personal protective...Read More
Texas AFT thanks governor for order closing campuses for on-site instruction for remainder of school year.
The Honorable Greg Abbott Office of the Governor P.O. Box 12428 Austin Texas 78711 April 17, 2020 Dear Governor Abbott: On behalf of the Texas American Federation of Teachers, thank you for responding to our concerns regarding COVID-19’s impacts on Texas public schools and physically closing campuses for the rest of the 2019-2020 school year. We know...Read More