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TribCast: Gov. Greg Abbott drops Texas' mask mandate

On this week's TribCast, Matthew speaks with Ross, Patrick and Kate about Gov. Greg Abbott's decision to rescind statewide coronavirus orders and the fight over "The Eyes of Texas" at the University of Texas at Austin

Gov. Greg Abbott adjusts his mask after giving an update on the categories of medical surge facilities at a press conference at the Texas Department of Public Safety in Austin on June 16, 2020.


The Texas Tribune put this podcast on hiatus in August 2023 due to staffing changes in the newsroom. The TribCast was The Texas Tribune’s weekly political podcast, hosted by Matthew Watkins and featuring a rotating cast of editors, reporters and other guests.

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