Abbott sued over banning mask mandates August 18, 2021 - 00:00 Posted in: Viewpoints A growing number of school districts, counties and cities have defied Gov. Greg Abbott’s executive order banning mask mandates, as COVID-19 cases continue to spike due to the delta variant and a low rate of vaccination among Texans. As KUT.org reported, officials in Dallas and Bexar counties won a first round ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!