Governor’s orders move state toward reopening April 22, 2020 - 00:00 Posted in: Viewpoints AUSTIN — In line with signals from the White House to restart the nation’s economy, Gov. Greg Abbott on April 17 issued executive orders to move the Lone Star State toward normalizing citizens’ activities during the COVID-19 crisis. Transactions that pose little threat of spreading the deadly virus may reopen using ...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!