“If the government can declare you ‘non-essential’ and take away your right to work and provide for your family, you’ve already lost your rights to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.”
Across the nation this past year, Americans watched as city after city fell victim to riots, crime, and lawlessness. The bad actors who preyed upon these communities often did so under the guise of “peaceful protests,” but they betrayed their own words by their criminal actions.
Unfortunately, it appears that some in Collin County are willing to break the law in order to garner media and public attention, demonstrated by the recent orchestrated effort to block a busy Plano intersection while protesting in the middle of our public streets.
I’m tremendously grateful for the men and women of the law enforcement agencies of Collin County, who make daily sacrifices to protect our communities and our families.
I hereby proclaim the week of May 2 through 8, 2021, as Detention Officers and Employees Week in Collin County.
In a move that will significantly reduce mental health services in Collin County, the Biden Administration has rescinded Texas’ 10-year 1115 Medicaid waiver extension that was previously approved by the Trump Administration.
I’m pleased to announce the appointment of several Collin County citizens to serve on various volunteer boards and commissions. The Commissioners Court received applications from scores of tremendously talented and experienced applicants, and I’m grateful to each person who demonstrated a willingness to serve our community. The following appointments are effective immediately.
The Collin County Vaccine Wait List is now complete, as Collin County and its vaccine partners are expected to vaccinate or schedule vaccination appointments for the last remaining individuals on the wait list (with registration numbers up to #275056) by the end of this week.
For the week of March 1, Texas’ Department of State Health Services (DSHS) has announced that Collin County’s vaccine providers will receive 33,100 vaccine doses (an increase of 15,000 from February 22). This increase in vaccine doses is welcome news and it helps eliminate the vaccine deficit that Collin County was experiencing earlier in the month.
I hereby rescind and cancel the Declaration of Local Disaster for Public Health Emergency for Collin County.
The Commissioners Court unanimously adopted a resolution requesting the Governor and the Legislature…