ROCKWALL, TX – May 18, 2021 — Governor Greg Abbott today issued an Executive Order prohibiting governmental entities in Texas — including counties, cities, school districts, public health authorities, or government officials — from requiring or mandating mask wearing. Public schools may continue to follow current mask-wearing guidelines through June 4. After June 4, no student, teacher, parent, […]
July 29, 2020 – To honor the untimely death of our outstanding jurist, Justice David L. Bridges, Texas Governor Greg Abbott has directed county judges in the Fifth Court’s jurisdiction to lower flags to half-staff on Saturday, August 1, 2020. Flags on the Texas Capitol Building will also be lowered.
(ROCKWALL, TX — May 18, 2020) Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced new re-openings this afternoon as part of the Phase II of his plan to re-open Texas amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Among the new re-openings announced today include: Childcare services, massage services, and youth clubs (effective immediately) Office-based employers (with no more than 10 employees […]
Governor Abbott’s new Executive Order to re-open retail, restaurants, movie theaters, and malls May 1
Highlights: The new Executive Order allows all retail stores, restaurants, malls, movie theaters, museums and libraries to open on May 1st. These businesses can only operate at up to 25% occupancy. In counties with five or fewer positive cases of COVID-19, the new Order allows these businesses to operate at up to 50% occupancy. Salons, […]
(ROCKWALL, TX — June 6, 2019) On June 4th, State Representative Justin Holland provided a summary of the 86th Texas Legislative Session during a Rockwall Chamber of Commerce breakfast event. The House and the Senate filed more than 7,500 bills during the session, which ended on May 27th. Of those, less than 20 percent (1,427 […]