#Executive Orders

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Say goodbye to persuasion: Vaccine mandates may be coming — but will they be legal?

“They didn't get vaccinated.” Those words from President Biden summed up why his administration made a critical shift in its COVID policies, from mask recommendations to mandatory shots for federal workers. And that represents a third stage of government policy, toward a more confrontational approach to “them” — the increasingly demonized unvaccinated class that is roughly half of America.
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Texas Governor Greg Abbott bans vaccine requirements

HOUSTON, Texas (KIAH) As COVID-19 cases rise in Texas, Governor Greg Abbott issues a new executive order. It combines several previous executive orders and emphasizes that local governments cannot require people to wear masks. The order also clarifies that local governments cannot require COVID vaccinations or put in operating restrictions...
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Ricketts to end pandemic executive orders July 30

LINCOLN, Neb. — Executive orders made by Gov. Pete Ricketts are scheduled to expire Friday at 11:59 p.m. This comes one month after the Coronavirus State of Emergency ended. Executive Order 20-37 will end, which will allow people training to be healthcare workers to do that training in-person, or as required, which they weren't able to do during the pandemic.
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This Week in Texas Politics: Executive orders, voting battles, special elections

AUSTIN, Texas - Summer vacation may be starting for many people, but there is already a lot to unpack from what has happened "This Week in Texas Politics." Cassi Pollock with the Texas Tribune, Gromer Jeffers with the Dallas Morning News, Brian Smith with St. Edward's University and Scott Braddock of Quorum Report join FOX 7 Austin's Rudy Koski in discussing time running out on the special session, efforts by Texas Democrats to help push a stalled federal voter reform bill, Gov. Greg Abbott fighting with the Biden administration regarding migrants and COVID-19 and with local government leaders over mask and vaccination mandates, and finally if a special election loss in Texas by a candidate endorsed by former President Donald Trump diminishes his backing of other candidates.
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Governor Bill Lee Extends COVID State of Emergency Order

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee on Friday extended the Limited State of Emergency, which has been in effect for more than a year, allowing a continuation of his emergency powers. Further, the order from the governor allows National Guard troops to continue to assist in vaccination efforts and other “certain health care” functions throughout the state. The order also allows the state to maintain federal compliance.
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Another COVID wave is here, and it's concerning experts

While local leaders and care providers plead for assistance from the public to prevent another great surge in COVID-19 hospitalizations, regional experts believe a wave already is well on its way. But unlike spikes in 2020, what will happen after hospitalizations across the region rise is somewhat unclear due to...
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Governor Abbott issues executive order to provide clarity

AUSTIN, Texas – On Thursday, July 29, Governor Greg Abbott issued an Executive Order (GA-38) putting together several existing Covid-19 executive orders. The Governor is attempting to promote statewide uniformity and certainty in the state’s Covid-19 response. “Today’s executive order will provide clarity and uniformity in the Lone Star State’s...
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Iowa governor orders suspension of regulations for truckers hauling fuel

(The Center Square) – Iowa regulations governing the hours of service, as well as permit and fee requirements for the movement of oversize and overweight loads for trucking crews and drivers hauling motor fuels have been temporarily suspended by Gov. Kim Reynolds. The executive order is effective through Aug. 28....
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Biden Administration Sues Texas Over Gov. Greg Abbott’s Latest Immigration Order

The Biden administration has sued Texas over the governor's executive order restricting ground transportation of migrants, and directing the Texas Department of Public Safety to stop any vehicle it finds suspicious. The federal lawsuit accuses Texas of violating the Supremacy Clause of the U.S. Constitution, after Gov. Greg Abbott issued...

Abbott’s Latest Order Doesn’t Protect Long-Term Care Visitation Rights

Gov. Greg Abbott’s latest executive order leaves in place visitation restrictions for residents of long-term care facilities. Some facilities have even locked down again, suspending all visitation despite guidance from the state’s health agency. On July 29, Gov. Greg Abbott issued executive order GA-38, which bans local officials from instituting...
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Abbott Issues New Executive Order, Bans COVID Restrictions

Texas Governor Greg Abbott issued new executive orders on Thursday as a continued response to the Coronavirus pandemic. Cases and hospitalizations are on the rise throughout Texas. Nationally, the Centers for Dieses Control and Prevention have recommended mask wearing even for those who have been vaccinated. The rise in cases...