Order allows Texas to reopen slowly Posted in: News Texas Governor Gregg Abbott filed the Executive Order GA-23 Monday afternoon, May 18, which will allow Texas to reopen slowly. The order is effective immediately and will continue through June 3. More information about the order can be found by visiting www.gov.texas.gov/organization/ opentexas. Gov. Abbott’s order still orders people to keep the ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!