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Governor Abbott Announces New Processes To Preserve And Extend Child Care Capacity For Front Line Workers
Governor Greg Abbott today waived certain Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) regulations to preserve and extend child care capacity for front line workers.
Governor Abbott Issues Executive Order Mandating 14-Day Quarantine For Travelers Arriving From New York Tri-State Area, New Orleans
These mandatory self-quarantines will last a period of 14 days or for the duration of a person’s presence in Texas, whichever is shorter.
If approved, this would grant Texas flexibility in administering Medicaid while the state continues to respond to COVID-19.
Governor Greg Abbott today announced his request for access to interest-free federal loans to pay unemployment claims and the accelerated release of funds from the Texas account of the federal Unemployment Trust Fund.
Governor Greg Abbott has waived certain regulations from the Texas Board of Nursing regarding licensing renewal and subsequent fees for nurses in Texas.
The waivers also remove certain mileage restrictions which will allow hospitals to operate additional facilities that are more than 30 miles away from the main licensed hospital.
Governor Greg Abbott today released a statement thanking President Trump for issuing a Major Disaster Declaration for the State of Texas.
Governor Abbott Sends Letter Seeking Permission For SNAP Recipients To Use Their Benefits At Take Out And Drive-Thru Restaurants
If approved, it would open up another food source for 3.2 million Texans.