Temporary injunction granted to Valley school districts in lawsuit against Gov. Abbott’s ban on mask mandates

4 months 3 weeks 1 day ago Friday, August 27 2021 Aug 27, 2021 August 27, 2021 5:17 PM August 27, 2021 in News - Local

Valley school districts won their first legal battle over Gov. Greg Abbott's ban on mask mandates.

A judge granted a temporary injunction prohibiting the governor from enforcing portions of his executive order related to face coverings on the school districts listed on the lawsuit.

School districts from the Rio Grande Valley listed in the lawsuit include: 

  • La Joya ISD
  • Edinburg CISD 
  • Hidalgo ISD
  • Brownsville ISD
  • Edcouch-Elsa ISD, 
  • Lasara ISD 
  • PSJA ISD  

The trial for the case is set for Jan. 18, 2022.

This is a developing story, check back for updates.

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