The state reported 919 newly confirmed COVID-19 cases on Sunday as Governor Greg Abbott thanked Texans for "containing the spread."
The "True Detective" star has said he is considering a gubernatorial run in the Lone Star State but betting companies can't seem to agree on whether or not he has a shot.
The New Mexico GOP renamed the May three-day event "Operation Freedom" as party leaders express annoyance at their home state's pandemic restrictions.
Abbott has also failed to mention that Trump publicly vowed to add the drug cartels to the foreign terror list but ultimately backed down.
"We couldn't find one instance of you complaining and calling that out when [former] President Trump was president," Chris Wallace said Sunday.
On Wednesday, the governor held a press conference outside of the Freeman Coliseum in San Antonio, which is reportedly housing more than 1,000 unaccompanied children.
"This is chaos that could have been prevented if they'd kept in place the policies President Trump," Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) said of the surge in migrants arriving along the U.S.-Mexico border on Wednesday.
"Don't tread on our personal freedoms," the Republican governor tweeted, announcing the order.
The Rangers opened their 2021 home schedule with a stadium full of fans against a team that isn't even allowed to play home games at its own stadium because of COVID-19.
The Texas governor said he wouldn't seek hosting the All-Star game or any other MLB special events because of the league's opposition to Georgia's new voting laws that prompted moving the 2021 all-star game.
The Democrat has warned that monthly migrant numbers at the border are likely to rise in late spring.
The Texas governor said border officials told him there have been about 110,000 apprehensions in the Rio Grande Valley Sector this year, already more than the 90,000 total in 2020.
The actor is weighing up running for the job in his home state, where Republican Greg Abbott is up for re-election next year.
The Department of Homeland Security has drafted in FEMA support to deal with the surging number of new arrivals, particularly of unaccompanied minors, at the southern border.
A district judge set a trial for Attorney General Ken Paxton's lawsuit against Austin and Travis County leaders to overturn the mask mandate on March 26.
Mexico was once a major supplier of marijuana into Texas, but smugglers from Colorado, California and Oregon have begun bringing their states' legalized cannabis into the Lone Star State.
Starting March 10, Abbott said that the state's mask mandate would be repealed and businesses can open at up to 100 percent capacity.
"There's no reason why to open ourselves up to unnecessary death, unnecessary hospitalization, just for the sake of wanting to claim a premature victory," Judge Lina Hidalgo said.
Texas is still recording thousands of new cases per day, and vaccine tracking data has suggested its vaccine rollout performance is currently lagging behind other states.
How Biden handles the brewing conflict could set the tone for the eventual legislative debate on his comprehensive immigration reform.
The city said Abbott's decision was "wrong" amid the news about spreading virus variants and concerns about spring break.
Samples of the variant have been found at wastewater treatment plants in Houston in increasing numbers, sparking concern.
The protest was demanding that service workers receive a COVID-19 vaccine if they are being forced to return to work.
"Nobody likes a mask," the GOP West Virginia governor said. "But, for crying out loud, we could be a little more prudent for 30 more days or 45 more days or whatever it took for us to get on rock-solid ground."
"I'm disappointed that the mandate is being withdrawn. Our governor has said that it's still important to wear masks, and I appreciate that. But removing the mandate, I think we create an ambiguity," Austin Mayor Steve Adler said.
Abbott says "the president and his administration need to step up and stop this program," ending the process of bringing asylum seekers into the country.
"We're going to do the smart thing in West Virginia," Governor Jim Justice said, noting that he'd continue to follow the advice of experts.
Governor Kay Ivey extended the statewide mask mandate until April 9, which will not be extended upon expiry.
Some Texas Democrats have accused Abbott of endangering lives with his decision to lift restrictions.