Texas Governor Abbott Coronavirus News Conference

Texas Governor Greg Abbott (R) held a news conference on the state’s response to the coronavirus pandemic. At the start, he unveiled his plans for opening… read more

Texas Governor Greg Abbott (R) held a news conference on the state’s response to the coronavirus pandemic. At the start, he unveiled his plans for opening the state’s economy. “In opening Texas, we must be guided by data and by doctors. We must put health and safety first,” he emphasized. He announced several executive orders related to reopening the economy, including allowing for product pickup at retail stores, allowing for a limited amount of nonessential surgeries, and opening state parks with certain restrictions. The governor also provided an update on the educational system saying all public and private schools along with higher education institutions would be closed for the remainder of the 2019-2020 term. close

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Texas Governor Abbott Coronavirus News Conference

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Program ID:
471301-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
News Conference
Location:
Austin, Texas, United States
First Aired:
Apr 17, 2020 | 1:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Apr 18, 2020 | 2:06am EDT | C-SPAN 1

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  • Apr 17, 2020 | 1:00pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Apr 17, 2020 | 1:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 17, 2020 | 5:18pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 18, 2020 | 1:15am EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Apr 18, 2020 | 2:06am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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