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Court says Ken Paxton's case against Austin and Travis County for issuing New Year's curfew is moot, dismisses case

While it’s been months since New Year’s, Paxton argued the case wasn’t moot and asked the court to prevent Austin and Travis — or other local authorities — from issuing similar orders in the future. The court refused.

A sign outside of Hotel San Jose asks customers to wear a mask inside the South Austin business on March 3, 2021.

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