Most Texas House Democrats Ask Governor For State-Wide Shelter-In-Place Order

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By NewsRadio 1080 KRLD

AUSTIN (1080 KRLD) - Nearly all the Democrats in the Texas House have signed a letter asking Governor Abbott to issue a state-wide shelter-in-place order.

Their letter was signed by 65 of the 67 Texas House Democrats.

Governor Abbot has resisted their call so far, saying he is relying on guidelines from the federal Centers For Disease Control