Our political leaders, ideally, weigh the total costs and benefits of policy choices, and then decide.Dr. At 11:59 p.m. Wednesday, the extension of the so-called “stay home, work safe” order in Harris County will expire, but an announcement on the future of the order is expected soon. Houston Style Magazine P.O. Abbott : I get this question, it seems like, a thousand times a day. This time the mayor has a new term for his heavy-handed response – ... Houston, in particular, has seen a marked increase in cases in the month of June. Abbott says Texas will not shut down again, highlights experimental antibody treatment drug By Chloe Alexander, Adam Bennett | KHOU Nov 20, 2020, 1:07pm CST ... “Houston, we have a problem,” he lamented in his tweet. It took Attorney General Ken Paxton backing up the governor for the Houston-area judge to back down. Governor to Texans: Don’t make me shut down this state again. Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner in favor of a ‘step back,’ two-week shut down to reduce COVID-19 spread (Houston Chronicle) Gov. Karen Townsend Posted at 11:01 am on June 23, 2020. As COVID-19 spikes, will some states shut down again? Gov. Governor to Texans: Don’t make me shut down this state again; Share on Facebook Share on Twitter. That's kinda the issue with government. ... Houston could become the hardest-hit city in the country, ... He’s not shutting the state down. Sounds familiar, right? Residents are not being told to shelter in place. Greg Abbott is shutting down bars in Texas again and scaling back restaurant dining But Closing Down Again Is a ‘Last Option. People are panicking thinking I’m about to shut down Texas again. As Yogi Berra said, “It’s like déjà vu all over again.” While speaking with reporters over the weekend, Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner said it’s time to shut down the city again to get a handle on the coronavirus outbreak. As cases rise again, second thoughts on another lockdown More targeted closures are on order, though some experts warn they risk perpetuating the disparities of a … I do believe that we need a two-week shutdown, at the minimum of two weeks, and I have proposed this to the Governor so we can help blunt #COVID19 progression. He’s just saying, From hence forward, we’re going to pause any new reopening. "Bottom line is, we need better, stronger enforcement. HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Mayor Sylvester Turner is proposing a two-week shutdown to 're-calibrate' as COVID-19 cases continue to increase. If @GregAbbott_TX tries to shut down the economy again, an option he says is on the table, people should not comply. Fauci has done a good job, IMO, of advocating for public health as an epidemiologist. 5 of 11 Bartender, Houston Boeker, and his wife both work at Jake's Sports Bar said he is upset with Gov. This Houston suburb was just ranked 2nd-most generous city in U.S; ... he may have to shut down the state. Box 14035 Houston, Texas 77221-4035 (713) 748-6300 Main • (713) 748-6320 fax Advertising Request: advertising@stylemagazine.com Editorial Submissions: editorial@stylemagazine.com Coronavirus surges are making people think these 7 states will have to shut down again. The last thing we want is to shut down Texas again. Workers at China's consulate loaded up moving trucks Friday ahead of an afternoon deadline to shut down the facility, as ordered by the Trump administration. As COVID-19 cases rise, Gov. Houston's La Lucha is reopening on Friday, nine days after shutting down upon learning of an employee's positive test result, the restaurant announced on its website. Now a lot of people have said, Well, there’s a problem with that. Abbott allowed restaurants to reopen . Authorities in Houston and Dallas have also asked for the authority to shut down, citing the pressure on hospitals and concern that there may not be enough medical staff to treat the sick. Updated 5:35 p.m. Oct 20 He’s not shutting the state down. If the current rules are followed and applied, we will not have to shut Texas back down," the governor added. Abbott says 'closing Texas down again will always be the last option’ Gov. Greg Abbott urged Texans to wear face coverings in public to help slow the spread of COVID-19. Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner believes it’s time for his city to pump the brakes hard on business as usual and go back to stay-at-home conditions in order to take the fight to COVID-19. Question: Are you thinking about shutting down our state again? Texas shuts down bars as hospitalizations surpass 5,000 Republican Gov. By Rachael Rettner - Senior Writer 17 June 2020 The question of whether to reinstitute shutdowns is a complex one, experts said. d.b.a. 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