This Week in Texas: Wednesday, September 9, 2020

Posted September 9, 2020 in The Mignon Memo

Will Texas Bars and Restaurants Begin to Further Re-Open Soon?

Gov. Abbott hints at further reopening Texas by stating that since his “last orders in July, COVID numbers have declined—most importantly hospitalizations”. Abbott tweeted last Monday night that he hopes “to provide updates next week about next steps”.

It’s Worth the Money to be an AGGIE!

Money Magazine set out to answer the question of whether or not a college degree is really worth the cost. In their article  “These Are the 25 Best Colleges for Your Money Right Now”  Texas A&M University was ranked #11 out of the top 25 best colleges for your money nationally, also making Texas A&M the top pick in Texas.

The Texas Tribune is Hosting Their Virtual Tribune Festival

Speakers coming up in the next week include Andrew Yang, Gloria Steinem, Glenn Hegar, Jennifer Palmieri, Jay Hartzell, Dan Huberty, Larry Taylor, Giovanni Capriglione, Mary González, and more. With many more speakers that you will not want to miss, featured all month long.

This is a great source to get informed on everything Texas and on the climate of the upcoming 87th Texas Legislature – with handfuls of informed speakers holding discussions every week of September.

Here is the full Tribune Fest Lineup: