Tag Archive: Greg Abbott

Democrats offer additional requests to governor for next steps in pandemic

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...

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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...

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