2 Frontrunners Emerge In Democratic Primary For Texas GovernorPolitical analysts say the two frontrunners are former Dallas County Sheriff Lupe Valdez and Andrew White, the son of former Democratic Governor Mark White.
Report: Dallas County Sheriff To Resign, Run For GovernorEarlier this month Valdez said exploring a run in 2018 as a Democrat and challenge Republican Governor Greg Abbott.
Governor Abbott Declines Comment On Being Mailed Explosive DeviceJulia Poff of South Texas is charged with not only mailing Governor Abbott the device in October of 2016, but former President Barack Obama as well.
Governor, First Lady Deliver Meals On Wheels On Thanksgiving"During this time of thanksgiving, it is important that we offer a helping hand to those in need,” said Governor Abbott.
Federal Judge Blocks Texas Ban Of Common Abortion ProcedureThe ruling overturns — at least for now — a law that Republican Gov. Greg Abbott signed in June banning a second-trimester abortion procedure known as dilation and evacuation.
TxDOT's Planned Use Of Toll Lanes For Highway Expansion Attracts Criticism, Raises QuestionsControversy erupted after critics complained that the Texas Department of Transportation planned to continue using toll lanes even after voters passed a statewide referendum to avoid that.
Effort Underway To Prevent Sexual Harassment At Texas CapitolState Rep. Linda Koop has a plan to prevent sexual harassment or worse from happening at the Texas State Capitol.
Dallas County Sheriff Seriously Considering Run For GovernorHer candidacy could mean serious changes for Dallas County. She would have to resign her position as sheriff just to run for governor.
Pence Addresses Prayer Vigil For Church Shooting VictimsVice President Mike Pence and Texas Gov. Greg Abbott were among those attending and speaking at the packed Floresville High School football stadium, where many in the crowd stood, swayed and sang along with the guitarist.
Report: Dallas County Sheriff Considering Run For GovernorHer staff would not confirm or deny a possible run by Sheriff Lupe Valdez for the Governor's office in 2018.
Gov. Abbott Suggests Connection Between Gunman, Texas Church"I don't think this was just a random act of violence," said Texas governor Greg Abbott of the mass shooting at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs.
Texas Defends New Anti-Abortion Measures In CourtThe latest trial centers only on a new law Republican Gov. Greg Abbott signed in June that bans a second-trimester abortion procedure known as dilation and evacuation.

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