What Governor Abbott’s Executive Order Means for Texas Businesses

April 1, 2020 | Podcasts

Over the past few weeks, Texas city and county governments have put in place local orders in order to reduce the spread of the Coronavirus. On March 31, 2020, Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed an executive order with the intent of creating a statewide set of limitations. Jackson Walker partner Brad Nitschke joins to talk about what the executive order says and what Texas businesses need to think about right now.

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