Who’s who on Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s Strike Force to Reopen Texas

Megan Armstrong San Antonio News

Citing a semi-flattened curve of novel coronavirus cases in Texas, Gov. Greb Abbott announced three new executive orders during a Friday press conference outlining the process of re-opening the state’s economy.

The orders include implementing a Strike Force that consists of a team of nationally recognized medical experts and private and public leaders that will advise on best practices to safely re-open the state.

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“The Strike Force to Open Texas brings together nationally recognized medical experts with public and private sector leaders to achieve this mission,” Abbott said in a statement. “By coming together, we can get Texans back to work, practice safe standards that will prevent the spread of COVID-19, and we can overcome this pandemic.”

A number of famous Houston and Texas leaders are on the force, including Jim “Mattress Mack” McIngvale, Nancy Kinder and Kendra Scott.

See who’s who on Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s Strike Force in the photos above…

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For the full list of members of the Strike Force, visit Abbott’s website. 

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