Texas Governor Greg Abbott has just announced that Texas will no longer mandate that people wear masks statewide and will also open all businesses up completely on March 10th:
BREAKING: TX Gov @GregAbbott_TX rescinds state mask mandate and says ALL businesses can open 100%
— John Roberts (@johnrobertsFox) March 2, 2021
Below is the video of Abbott’s big announcement:
Here is Gov. Abbott's announcement to open Texas and end the mask mandate pic.twitter.com/3RyGdMVXvD
— The Recount (@therecount) March 2, 2021
This is incredible news for Texans, especially after the winter storm they just went through.
Hopefully other states will follow suit because we could all use a heavy dose of getting back to normal, especially with many of our vulnerable already vaccinated. It’s time to put this pandemic behind us.