TribCast: Lawmakers look to limit Gov. Greg Abbott’s emergency powers as Texas’ mask order is lifted


Last Updated on March 10, 2021 – 9:55 PM CST

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Gov. Greg Abbott speaks at a press conference regarding Texas’ emergency response to an unprecedented winter storm gripping Texas on Feb 13, 2021.

Gov. Greg Abbott speaks at a press conference in Austin on Feb 13, 2021.

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On this week’s episode, Matthew speaks with Ross, Cassi and Kate about the Texas Legislature’s move to limit Gov. Greg Abbott‘s power during a pandemic. They also discuss the University of Texas at Austin’s report on “The Eyes of Texas.”

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