New mask requirements for Hidalgo County students appear unlikely
Despite the latest spike in COVID-19 cases in Hidalgo County, new mask requirements for local students appear unlikely. Education and health leaders not currently supporting a strong mask requirement give a variety of reasons for doing so. Greg Abbot and the state related to an executive order prohibiting mandates for face coverings and instituted in-house mask requirements. The Monitor reported on three sizable districts in the county that decided, one way or another, to proceed without a firm mask requirement. It also appears unlikely that local districts who don’t have a firm mask requirement will institute one.myrgv.com
Texas Supreme Court justice tests positive for coronavirus
Texas Supreme Court Justice Debra Lehrmann is the first high-ranking state official with a known case of COVID-19, The Dallas Morning News reported Thursday. Lehrmann and her husband, Greg, who also tested positive for the virus, got tested at one of Austins drive-thru testing centers last week after experiencing fevers and body aches, the News reports. Lehrmann called her infection perplexing since she and her husband strictly adhered to stay-at-home orders since early March. The pair have been working from home and wearing masks and gloves when they venture out to the grocery store. We were just extremely careful and then we get it, Lehrmann told the News.
Statement from Deputy Attorney General Jeffrey A. Rosen on the United States v. Safehouse Ruling
WASHINGTON Statement from Deputy Attorney General Jeffrey A. Rosen on the United States v. Safehouse ruling:The Department is disappointed in the Courts ruling and will take all available steps to pursue further judicial review. Any attempt to open illicit drug injection sites in other jurisdictions while this case is pending will continue to be met with immediate action by the Department.justice.gov