Author: Doug Delony, Michelle Homer, Adam BennettPublished: 9:09 AM CDT April 22, 2020Updated: 5:23 PM CDT April 22, 2020
Texas Lt. Governor Dan Patrick called Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo’s face covering order an abuse of power and “the ultimate government overreach.”
HOUSTON — Houston and Harris County residents ages 10 and older must wear facial coverings in public, Harris County Judge Hidalgo announced at a Wednesday afternoon news conference. Watch live here.
Anyone caught without their nose and mouth covered could be fined up to $1,000.
The 30-day order is set to begin Monday, April 27.