March 2021

4 posts

Texas' Mask Mandate Ends Today. What Does This Mean For Texans?

March 10, 2021


Since early July 2020, Texans have been required to wear a face mask in most public places due to an executive order issued by Texas Governor Greg Abbott. That order has been rescinded, and a new executive order that ends the mask requirement in Texas (with some exceptions, of course) goes into effect today, March 10th, 2021. Here are a few takeaways from the new order.

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Last Day for Filed Bills in 87th Legislative Session

March 12, 2021


It's the 60th day of the 87th Texas legislative session, which means that with the exception of local bills, emergency appropriations, and emergency matters submitted by the governor, today, March 12th, 2021, is the final day for bills to be filed.

Find a list of bills filed today on Texas Legislature Online, or browse bills filed in both the Texas House and Senate

Happy Freedom of Information Day from SLL!

March 16, 2021


Today, March 16th, is Freedom of Information Day! Do you know how to make a public records request? Read on for more information on Texas and federal laws that help protect the public's access to government information. 

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CDC Order Extended Through June 30th, 2021

March 29, 2021


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