Texas Woman Accused Of Mailing Bombs To Obama, AbbottA Texas woman is accused of sending homemade bombs in 2016 to then-President Barack Obama and Texas Gov. Greg Abbott that could have killed or maimed the leaders, prosecutors said.
Texas Governor Wants To Double State Guard In Wake Of HarveyTexas Gov. Greg Abbott on Saturday called for doubling the state's unarmed guard forces, which were stretched thin by Hurricane Harvey and its aftermath.
Gov. Abbott Voiced 'Concern' About Red Cross After HarveyTexas Gov. Greg Abbott said Wednesday he raised concerns with the American Red Cross following Hurricane Harvey that hundreds of millions of dollars in donations wasn't getting to people who need it.
Texas Needs $61B From Federal Government For Harvey RecoveryTexas needs $61-plus billion in federal funding just to rebuild public infrastructure damaged by Hurricane Harvey, as well as to cover projects to prevent future flooding.
Lawmaker: Texas Governor Supports Confederate Marker RemovalA Texas lawmaker says Republican Gov. Greg Abbott privately told him that he supports removing a Confederate marker inside the State Capitol that rejects slavery as an underlying cause of the Civil War.
Texas Governor Gives Houston $50M For Harvey Following ClashTexas Gov. Greg Abbott is giving Houston $50 million in state funds for Hurricane Harvey cleanup just days after clashing with the city's mayor and insisting the city already had "all the money" it needed.
Houston Mayor, Texas Governor Clash Over Harvey CostsGov. Greg Abbott accused the mayor of holding the state "hostage" by pushing a local tax increase unless an emergency Texas piggybank of nearly $10 billion is cracked open.
Court: Texas Can Enforce More Of 'Sanctuary Cities' LawTexas Attorney General Ken Paxton said the decision would allow the state to "enforce the core" of the law while opponents predicted that the actual effect would be limited.
Harvey Recovery Czar Faces Limits To 'Future-Proofing' TexasThe man tasked with overseeing Texas' Hurricane Harvey rebuilding efforts sees his job as "future-proofing" before the next disaster, but he isn't empowered on his own to reshape flood-prone Houston or the state's vulnerable coastline, which has been walloped by three major hurricanes since 2006.
Governor Abbott Delivers Houston Millions In FEMA AidTexas Gov. Greg Abbott has handed out more than $135 million in advances from the federal government to the city of Houston and surrounding Harris County.
Texas Expects EPA To 'Get On Top Of' Toxic Water RiskTexas Gov. Greg Abbott said Sunday he expects the Environmental Protection Agency "to get on top" of the threat of possible water contamination.
Harvey Tests Political Opposites In Texas' Abbott, TurnerHarvey's devastation is testing Houston Democratic Mayor Sylvester Turner and Republican Gov. Greg Abbott -- two leaders whose personal styles are as divergent as their politics.