Harris County Attorney Christian D. Menefee issued the following statement.
“The Governor’s latest executive order banning private businesses from keeping their employees and customers safe is shameful. And we know that this is mostly a political bluster designed to create confusion and subject businesses to burdensome lawsuits, which can only slow down our economic recovery.
I encourage Texas business owners who believe in science and the rule of law to sue Governor Abbott and join Harris County and other cities and school districts fighting back against his overreach. We must keep pushing these cases forward so the Texas Supreme Court can rein in Governor Abbott’s illegal executive orders.”
About the Harris County Attorney’s Office
Christian D. Menefee was elected as County Attorney for Harris County in November 2020. His office represents the largest county in Texas in all civil legal matters, including lawsuits.