• September 18, 2020

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Poll says Texans’ hopes for quick return to pre-coronavirus life

Texans remain focused on the coronavirus pandemic and are less optimistic about returning the state to normal quickly, according to polling by the Texas Politics Project at the University of Texas. Most Texas registered voters (57%) characterize the coronavirus as “a significant crisis,” while another 29% call it “a serious problem but not a crisis. […]Read More

Almost all Texas businesses are allowed to open at 50%

Gov. Greg Abbott announced his third phase Wednesday of reopening Texas businesses during the coronavirus pandemic, allowing virtually all of them to operate at 50% capacity. That is effective immediately, and there are “very limited exceptions,” Abbott’s office said. Restaurants were already permitted to be open at 50% capacity. Abbott is allowing them to immediately […]Read More

Congresswoman Veronica Escobar issues statement on Texas Re-Opening

Congresswoman Veronica Escobar (TX-16) issued the following statement in response to Governor Greg Abbott’s decision not to extend the stay-at-home executive order and allow the reopening of all retail stores, malls, restaurants, movie theaters, libraries and museums: “The primary obligation of every public official is the health, safety, and welfare of the residents we have […]Read More

Gallery: Open Texas Rally in Downtown El Paso

Saturday afternoon, a hundred-plus El Pasoans gathered in Downtown to let leaders and the community know that they want businesses closed due to the COVID-19 Pandemic to re-open in El Paso and across the state. Our very own Ruben R. Ramirez was there – safely social distancing – and we bring you his view of […]Read More