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Governor Abbott reappoints three to Dental Review Committee

| Mar 8, 2021 | Texas

Governor Greg Abbott has reappointed Reena Kuba, D.D.S, Jessica Bell, D.D.S, and Brenda Olivarez to the Dental Review Committee for terms set to expire on February 1, 2027. The committee serves on informal settlement conference panels to determine whether an informal disposition of a contested case against a license holder...[ Read More ]

Governor Abbott lifts mask mandate, opens Texas 100 percent

| Mar 2, 2021 | Texas

Governor Greg Abbott today issued an Executive Order (GA-34) lifting the mask mandate in Texas and increasing capacity of all businesses and facilities in the state to 100 percent. The Governor made the announcement at Montelongo's Mexican Restaurant in Lubbock in an address to the Lubbock Chamber of Commerce.  "With...[ Read More ]

Governor Abbott announces "Save our Seniors" initiative to vaccinate homebound seniors in Texas

| Feb 25, 2021 | Texas

Governor Greg Abbott today held a press conference in Corpus Christi where he announced the statewide Save Our Seniors initiative to vaccinate homebound seniors across Texas. During the press conference, the Governor also commended the Corpus Christi Fire Department, Meals on Wheels of Corpus Christi, and the City of Corpus...[ Read More ]

Governor Abbott appoints three to Texas State Board of Social Worker Examiners

| Feb 11, 2021 | Texas

Governor Greg Abbott has reappointed Brian Brumley and Benny “Ben” Morris to the Texas State Board of Social Worker Examiners for terms set to expire on February 1, 2027. Additionally, the Governor appointed Jennifer Swords to the board for a term set to expire on February 1, 2025. The board...[ Read More ]

Governor Abbott, TDEM deploy state mobile vaccine teams to five underserved counties this week

| Feb 4, 2021 | Texas

Governor Greg Abbott today announced that the Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM), in partnership with the Texas Military Department (TMD), is deploying State Mobile Vaccination Teams to five additional underserved counties this week: Motley, Glasscock, Kenedy, Terrell, and McMullen. SMVTs previously deployed to DeWitt, Marion, Real, Sherman, and Starr...[ Read More ]

Governor Abbott surges Department Of Defense COVID-19 resources to Abilene, Lufkin, Eagle Pass

| Jan 27, 2021 | Texas

Governor Greg Abbott today announced that the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) has deployed 80 military medical personnel from the U.S. Army, U.S. Navy, and U.S. Air Force to assist in the COVID-19 response in Abilene, Lufkin, and Eagle Pass. The military medical personnel include nurses, respiratory therapists, and medical...[ Read More ]

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