Governor Abbott Requests Major Disaster Declaration from White House
Governor Greg Abbott today sent a letter to President Trump requesting a presidential declaration of a major disaster in Texas based on the continued impact of COVID-19. This action follows on the heels of a series of proactive measures, including declaring a state of disaster for all 254 Texas counties on March 13, 2020.
RGV UpdateCameron County orders ‘shelter-in-place’ rule
The shelter-in-place recommendation announced by Cameron County Judge Eddie Treviño Jr. last week is now mandatory, lasting for 14 days beginning midnight Tuesday.
Hidalgo County Update
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Hidalgo County Judge Richard F. Cortez was joined by county and health officials for a Q & A session to discuss the recent extension of the local disaster declaration and the addition of a curfew.