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By Gavin Pugh
Educators, school staff and child care professionals are qualified to receive coronavirus vaccines effective immediately.
"Under this updated guidance, a public school system's current practices on masks may continue unchanged. Local school boards have full authority to determine their local mask policy," the release reads.
With vaccine distribution increasing, Gov. Greg Abbott said "people and businesses don't need the state telling them how to operate." Some local officials are pushing back, saying the relaxed restrictions are coming too early.
Legislators probe energy officials over power failures, lack of preparation heading into winter storm
The Texas Legislature held hearings Feb. 25 with energy companies including Oncor Electric Delivery and the Electric Reliability Council of Texas in response to last week’s historic winter storm, which left millions of Texans without electricity for days.
As many as 31 stores across nine states will be shuttered as Fry's Electronics shuts down due to market changes and the pandemic.
ERCOT's CEO offered details into what led to the massive blackouts that left millions of Texans in the cold last week.
Gov. Abbott: Texas is working with federal, local agencies to offer financial relief, resources to residents impacted by winter storms
Gov. Greg Abbott said the state continues to prioritize four main areas of concern: power, water, supplies and fuel production.
Officials with the Texas electric grid manager also said they are preparing for state and federal reviews of this week's power outages.
The 30-day offer also applies to U-Box portable storage containers, which have 257 cubic feet of space and a 1 ton capacity.
H-E-B stores across Texas have limited store hours and placed purchase limits on some high-demand products due to ongoing severe winter weather, H-E-B officials announced Feb. 19.
While power generation has been restored to serve most Texas residents, Abbott said state agencies remain focused on water and food distribution Feb. 18.
Although tens of thousands of megawatts remain off the statewide power grid Feb. 17, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said relief is on the way for many Texans within the next 24 hours.