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Judge Blocks TX Guv Abbott’s New Rule Allowing Troopers To Pull Over Cars Carrying Immigrants

A federal judge on Tuesday temporarily blocked an from Texas’ governor prohibiting anyone except law enforcement from driving undocumented immigrants anywhere, and instructing state police to pull over people they thought were violating the rule.  [Author: Matt Shuham]
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Texas leaders raked in millions from energy companies after the collapse of the state electrical grid in February, report shows

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott speaks during a border security briefing on June 30, 2021 in Weslaco, Texas. Brandon Bell/Getty Images Texas Gov. Greg Abbott and Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick received millions in contributions from the energy industry, a new Texas Tribune report shows. Abbott received $4.6 million from energy industry contacts compared to Patrick's $1.3 million. Abbott's special legislative session will not include any fixes to the state electrical grid. See more stories on Insider&...
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Texas Gov. Abbott says he won't impose lockdowns or mask mandates even though the state is reporting the 2nd-highest COVID-19 cases in the US

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott vetoed Article X of the state budget, effectively defunding the entire legislature. Eric Gay/AP Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said Wednesday that lockdowns during a pandemic "are wrong." Abbott said he will not impose any shutdowns or mask mandates even though COVID-19 cases are rising in the state. Abbott made the comments during a speech at the Asian American Hotel Owners Association's National Convention in Dallas, CBS DFW reported. See more stories on Insider's ...
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Doctor has stern words for Republican governors' lack of action on Covid-19

Dr. Jorge Rodriguez, an internal medicine specialist and viral researcher, criticizes GOP governors Greg Abbott and Ron DeSantis for banning mask mandates in schools, calling it the "wrong thing to do" as coronavirus case counts rise in the US.
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A Dallas county commissioner was kicked out of a meeting for refusing to wear a face mask

Dallas County Commissioner J.J. Koch is seen being escorted from a commissioners court meeting for not wearing a face mask. Twitter/@KenKalthoffNBC5 Dallas County Commissioner JJ Koch refused to wear a face mask during a meeting Tuesday. County Judge Clay Jenkins, a Democrat, subsequently had Koch, a Republican, escorted out of the meeting. Koch said Jenkins was in defiance of the governor's executive order against mask mandates. See more stories on Insider's business page. Dalla...
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'Completely nauseating': Hear why doctor criticizes these GOP governors on Covid-19

Dr. Jorge Rodriguez, an internal medicine specialist and viral researcher, criticizes GOP governors Greg Abbott and Ron DeSantis for banning mask mandates in schools, calling it the "wrong thing to do" as coronavirus case counts rise in the US.
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10 Things in Politics: Cuomo facing Biden's call to resign

Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics. Sign up here to receive this newsletter. Send tips to [email protected] or tweet me at @BrentGriffiths.Here's what we're talking about:What happens if Gov. Andrew Cuomo resigns from office or is impeachedNew York Times insiders increasingly believe they know the paper's next leaderThe Biden administration reversed itself on extending a ban on evictionsWith Phil Rosen.1. THE WALLS CLOSE IN: Gov. Andrew Cuomo has few allies left. A bombshell ...
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Texas Gov. Abbott fires back after federal judge blocks executive order on migrant vehicles

The office of Texas Gov. Greg Abbott fired back Tuesday after a federal judge blocked his executive order calling for state troopers to...
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Federal Judge Temporarily Blocks Texas Order Restricting Migrant Transportation

The Justice Department sued Texas Gov. Greg Abbott last week.
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Judge blocks Texas order that would limit transporting undocumented immigrants

Gov. Greg Abbott's directive would cause "irreparable injury," jeopardize noncitizens in federal custody and put agents at risk, the judge said.
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Judge blocks Texas governor's order limiting immigrant transport

The Biden administration argued that Gov. Greg Abbott’s directive intruded on federal authority.
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Judge temporarily blocks Texas order targeting transport of migrants

A federal district judge in Texas temporarily blocked Texas Gov. Greg Abbott from implementing an executive order targeting the transport of migrants who are released from custody.
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Judge Blocks Texas Governor's Order Preventing Transport of Migrants

By Jan WolfeWASHINGTON (Reuters) -A U.S. judge on Tuesday temporarily halted an executive order by Texas Governor Greg Abbott that restricts the...
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Federal judge temporarily blocks Gov. Greg Abbott's order to pull over vehicles with migrants, which drew racial profiling concerns

The U.S. Justice Department sued Abbott and Texas after U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland called the order “dangerous and unlawful.”
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Biden Calls Out Texas, Florida GOP Govs Over COVID: ‘Get Out Of The Way’

Greg Abbott and Ron DeSantis have been among the most vocal opponents of public health measures.
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Biden Calls Out Texas, Florida GOP Govs Over COVID-19: ‘Get Out Of The Way’

Greg Abbott and Ron DeSantis have been among the most vocal opponents of public health measures.
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Biden chides Republican governors who resist vaccine rules

By ZEKE MILLER and DARLENE SUPERVILLE WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Tuesday called on resistant Republican governors to “get out of the way” of vaccine rules aimed at containing the more transmissible and dangerous COVID-19 variant. He backed city and private mandates requiring people to be vaccinated to go about some daily activities. Speaking from the White House, Biden sharply criticized Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott and other officials who have moved to block t...
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Houston Mask Mandate Might Violate Texas Governor's Order

Houston city workers are being told they must resume wearing masks while on the job, a requirement that could go against Gov. Greg Abbott’s most recent executive order banning such mandates.
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United States: Texas Governor Abbott Signs New Order Aimed At Bringing Uniformity To The State's COVID-19 Response - Littler Mendelson

On July 29, 2021, Governor Greg Abbott issued Executive Order GA-38, combining several existing COVID-19 executive orders for the stated purpose of promoting statewide uniformity...
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In what world are mask mandates too draconian but COVID justifies massive law enforcement deployments and new detention camps for migrants? Oh yeah: Greg Abbott's Texas

I was lookin' for a job when I found this one. Don't need the work like you need the work done.                                                        - Todd Snider Given that he has forbidden local governments in Texas from requiring masks in public spaces, Gov. Abbott's executive order telling Texas DPS troopers to arrest people suspected of being a) migrants and b) who could possibly be carrying COVID reeks of hypocrisy nearly as great as the constitutional crisis he has created. The B...
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A Texas lawmaker is asking donors to pay his legislative staff after Gov. Greg Abbott defunded the entire state legislature

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott prepares to deliver his State of the State speech on Feb. 1, 2021, in Lockhart, Texas Bob Daemmrich/Pool Photo via AP A Texas state representative is asking campaign donors to help pay his legislative staffers. Gov. Greg Abbott defunded the legislature after Democrats fled the state to prevent restrictive voting laws from passing. Unlike staffers' salaries, state legislator pay is enshrined in the constitution. Staffers will lose their salary on September 1 witho...
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Willie Nelson condemns the Texas voting bill as 'un-American' and headlines at the end of a four-day protest

Willie Nelson headlines protest against new voting legislation in Texas (Photo by Rick Kern/Getty Images for MoveOn) Country star Willie Nelson headlined the final day of the four-day march against voting legislation in Texas. Texas is one of several GOP-led states that have introduced voting bills following the 2020 election. The protested legislation proposes several policies, including new ID requirements for voting. See more stories on Insider's business page. Country music star W...
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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott Accuses Biden of Creating 'Constitutional Crisis' After DOJ Lawsuit

"This stems from the Biden Administration's refusal to enforce immigration laws and allow illegal immigrants with COVID-19 to enter our...
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Justice department tells IRS to hand Trump tax returns to Congress – as it happened

• IRS must give Trump tax returns to ways and means committee• Notes show Trump pressed DoJ officials to call election corrupt 1.02am BST That’s it for me tonight. Thanks for sticking with us! Here’s what happened this afternoon: Related: ‘We went from heroes to zeroes’: US nurses strike over work conditions 12.15am BST The US Department of Justice sued Texas Governor Greg Abbott today over his order to stop migrants from entering the state or being transported through it, unless by l...
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DOJ sues Texas over Abbott order on COVID-carrying migrants

The U.S. Justice Department on Friday filed a lawsuit against Texas and its governor, Greg Abbott, over an order the Republican governor...
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Biden Admin Sues Texas For ‘Unlawful’ Crackdown On Transporting Migrants

The Justice Department is suing to block GOP Gov. Greg Abbott’s executive order restricting who can transport migrants.
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U.S. sues Texas over Abbott order restricting transportation of undocumented immigrants

Gov. Greg Abbott, a Republican, said the order is intended to protect Texans from the spread of Covid-19.
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Biden administration sues Texas

The Biden administration is taking Texas Gov. Greg Abbott to court over an executive order he issued earlier this week targeting the transport of migrants recently released from US Customs and Border Protection custody.
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Biden administration sues Texas over Gov. Abbott's migrant transport order

The Biden administration is taking Texas Gov. Greg Abbott to court over an executive order he issued earlier this week targeting the transport of migrants recently released from US Customs and Border Protection custody.
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DOJ sues Texas, Gov. Abbott over executive order restricting transportation of migrants

The Department of Justice complaint says Gov. Greg Abbott's executive order "directly interferes with the administration of federal immigration law."       [Author: USA TODAY]
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