AG Paxton: State Government Offices and Agencies Should Remain Fully Operational During COVID-19 Disaster Declaration

AG Paxton: State Government Offices and Agencies Should Remain Fully Operational During COVID-19 Disaster Declaration

AUSTIN – Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton today issued a letter explaining that political subdivisions may not restrict the ability of State agencies, agents and contractors from providing governmental services, including travel to and from their places of employment. As declared in Executive Order GA-08, which holds the full force and effect of the law, “all critical infrastructure will remain operational, and government entities and businesses will continue providing essential services.” “Our state government offices […]