CBS 11 Header TXA 21 Header MeTV Header KRLD Header The Fan Header

Governor Rick Perry

Gov. Rick Perry has called the Legislature back for a third special session to approve more money for roads, but the main sticking point centers on what is the most conservative way to fund them without raising taxes (credit: by Jonathan Gibby/Getty Images)

Texas Grand Jury To Be Seated In Perry Ethics Case

A Texas judge is expected to seat a grand jury in an investigation into whether Republican Gov. Rick Perry abused his power by vetoing funding for public corruption prosecutors.

04/14/2014

(credit: CBS 11 News)

Perry, Cruz Visit Wounded At Fort Hood

Gov. Rick Perry and U.S. Sen Ted Cruz say they’ve visited with military personnel wounded in Wednesday’s shooting at Fort Hood that left four dead and 16 wounded.

CBS 11–04/04/2014

President Barack Obama makes a statement to the press on April 2, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois, on the shooting at the Fort Hood military base in Texas. (Source: Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images)

National & State Leaders React To Deadly Fort Hood Shooting

A shooting at the Army post in Fort Hood has left at least four people dead and 14 others injured. Fort Hood remained on lockdown Wednesday evening. National, state and local leaders are all reacting to the events in Killeen.

CBSDFW.COM–04/02/2014

(credit: Healthcare.gov)

Sebelius: Texas Opposition Hasn’t Helped Sign-Ups

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius says political opposition in Texas to the federal health care overhaul hasn’t helped the state’s underperforming sign-up numbers.

03/28/2014

greg-abbott

Greg Abbott Widely Expected To Win Republican Primary In Governor’s Race

The moment Republican Greg Abbott announced he was running for Governor, political analysts started saying it’s his race to lose.

CBS 11–03/04/2014

A 2005 photo of rocker Ted Nugent saluting U.S. troops. Nugent was doing a live interview with Governor Rick Perry in Crawford, Texas. (credit: Paul J. Richards/AFP/Getty Images)

Backlash From Nugent Comments Reveals Misstep For Texas GOP

Mitt Romney rallied with Kid Rock and President George W. Bush had a fan in Alice Cooper. But a Ted Nugent encore in the Texas governor’s race is growing unlikely after blowback from Republican Greg Abbott’s embrace of the ultimate shock rocker.

02/21/2014

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott speaks at a Veterans Day ceremony at the Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Republican Abbott Reports Raising $3.1M In January

Republican Attorney General Greg Abbott says he raised more than $3.1 million last month in his run for Texas governor.

CBS 11–02/03/2014

(Photo: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

Gov. Perry Defends States’ Right To Legalize Marijuana

Gov. Rick Perry is defending Colorado and Washington’s legalization of marijuana as a states’ rights issue — and says he wants to keep minor drug offenders out of jail.

01/23/2014

A technician at work near a circuit board. (credit: REMY GABALDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Tech Company Relocating To Texas, Plans To Add 10,000 Jobs

A major information and technology company is relocating its U.S. operations hub from New Jersey to Texas and expects to add 10,000 jobs nationwide over the next three years.

12/02/2013

(credit: Getty Images)

Abbott, Davis Register Candidacies For Governor

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott and state Sen. Wendy Davis have formally registered their candidacies for their parties’ nominations for governor in next year’s primaries.

11/09/2013

(credit: Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)

Perry Group’s 2nd National Ad Touts Job Growth

Gov. Rick Perry is again hitting the national airwaves, this time blaming the White House for the nation’s stubbornly high unemployment rate and touting Republican-led states where job growth has been stronger.

11/08/2013

U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius speaks to the National Convention of the NAACP on July 16, 2013 in Orlando, Florida. (credit: Tim Boyles/Getty Images)

Feds Give $5.6M To 10 New Texas Health Centers

The federal Department of Health and Human Services has given $5.6 million in grants to 10 new health centers in Texas.

11/07/2013

more