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Thursday, May 21, 2020
Read the original news article here.  CORPUS CHRISTI, TEXAS — Local hospitals are receiving 1,200 gallons of medical-grade hand sanitizer from ExxonMobil. The donation is being coordinated by Gulf Coast Growth Ventures, a world-scale petrochemical plant under construction near Gregory as a joint venture between ExxonMobil and SABIC. The group says local government officials will also receive ...read more
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Monday, May 18, 2020
View the original webpage here.  The Governor’s Strike Force to Open Texas will safely and strategically restart and revitalize all aspects of the Lone Star State—work, school, entertainment, and culture.Open Texas ChecklistsNew, In Effect May 31, 2020Day Youth Camp OperatorsDay Youth Camp FamiliesOvernight Youth Camp OperatorsOvernight Youth Camp FamiliesProfessional Sports Without In-Person ...read more
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Friday, May 15, 2020
Read the original article here.SABIC donates $1.5M to support COVID-19 Americas response efforts SABIC, a diversified chemical company headquartered in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, has earmarked about $1.5 million in donations to assist those most impacted during the COVID-19 pandemic in the Americas region. Houston is home to SABIC’s Americas region headquarters. The donations consist of approximately ...read more
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Friday, May 15, 2020
Read original Press Release here. Governor Abbott Declares May 15, May 10-16, Respectively, Peace Officers Memorial Day And WeekThe men and women who dedicate their lives and careers to law enforcement strengthen the safety and security of all who call Texas home.  These honorable officers enforce our laws and respond to their neighbors who are in need.  When met with dangerous and uncertain ...read more
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Wednesday, May 13, 2020
Read the original news article here.  Portland chamber CEO accepts seat on Texas executives board   PORTLAND – For years Portland Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Shelly Stuart has let it be known that she wanted a seat on the Board of Texas Chamber of Commerce Executives (TCCE). When President and CEO of the Victoria Chamber Randy Vivian decided to move to Austin, that left a seat on ...read more
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Friday, May 08, 2020
 Dear Friends: My Capitol and district office staff members and I continue to work remotely, with office calls forwarded to cell phones, and to prioritize disseminating timely and useful information. We are doing our best to reach as many persons as possible, including via emails like this and social media, particularly my Facebook page. Some of my updates are gathered below for your ...read more
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Friday, May 08, 2020
Minimum Standard Health Protocols - Open Texas (Parks / Beaches / Bodies of Water ) While parks, beaches, rivers, and lakes may be open, effective May 8, 2020, indoor swimming pools may operate up to 25% of the total listed occupancy of the swimming pool facility and outdoor swimming pools may operate up to 25% of the normal operating limits as determined by the swimming pool operator. Local ...read more
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Wednesday, May 06, 2020
View TEA Coronavirus (COVID-19) Support and Guidance page here. The Texas Education Agency (TEA) continues to work with the Office of the Governor, Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) and the Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM) to coordinate and plan the state’s response to COVID-19. TEA’s role in these efforts is to help coordinate the flow of information from the state ...read more
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