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Texas governor’s emergency powers during pandemics would be curbed under bill advanced in House

by frontporchnews

 

Customers formed a long line for groceries outside of Fiesta on Stassney Lane in Southeast Austin in February. A bill that the House advanced limits the governor’s emergency powers during a pandemic. An amendment that would have banned statewide or local mask mandates narrowly failed. Credit: Miguel Gutierrez Jr./The Texas Tribune

 

ARTICLE BY TEXASTRIBUNE.ORG

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