Gov. Greg Abbott — who announced Tuesday that he had tested positive for the coronavirus despite being fully vaccinated — has been fighting with local governments over masks for months.
Some prominent Republicans have blamed wind and solar power for the blackouts in the storm-stricken state. But the truth is that every source of generation fell short.
Gov. Greg Abbott is relaxing restrictions on hospitals, nursing homes and certain industries in much of the state, citing an improvement in COVID-19 metrics.
Texas recorded 10,028 new cases, surpassing its previous single-day increase as statewide hospitalizations also set new records.