Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) and Attorney General Ken Paxton announced the filing of a mandamus petition to strike down an emergency order by a Dallas court judge mandating masks in schools, businesses and county buildings.
Why it matters: Their statement threatens that "any school district, public university, or local government official that decides to defy the order will be taken to court."
Any school district, public university, or local government official that decides to defy GA-38—which prohibits gov't...Posted by Greg Abbott on Wednesday, August 11, 2021
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