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Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo sued over face mask requirement

The suit claims Hidalgo has exceeded her authority by implementing orders more restrictive than those of Gov. Greg Abbott, which take precedence.

Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo speaks to media during a tour of the medical shelter at NRG Park in Houston on April 11, 2020. The facility was built in less than a week for possible overflow of COVID-19 in the greater Houston area.

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