With many government orders coming from the state, county and cities, many Texans have been wondering which orders to follow. The firm’s David Coale talked to Texas Lawyer on who has the authority to reopen Texas. “According to the Texas law, the governor has the authority to declare when the state can reopen. Since this outbreak is a public health issue, our Government Code gives the governor ultimate authority over the county judges and the mayors.”
Read David’s Q&A in Texas Lawyer.