Governor Rick Perry
The moment Republican Greg Abbott announced he was running for Governor, political analysts started saying it’s his race to lose.
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.
Republican Attorney General Greg Abbott says he raised more than $3.1 million last month in his run for Texas governor.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The federal Department of Health and Human Services has given $5.6 million in grants to 10 new health centers in Texas.
Tuesday’s ballot measure was widely expected to pass. It had the backing of environmental groups and most of the state’s top elected officials, including Republican Gov. Rick Perry.
The state has sued the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission over claims that federal guidelines hamstring employers from excluding convicted felons when hiring.
Amid all of the controversy surrounding the troubled roll-out of the Affordable Care Act, President Obama will meet Wednesday with North Texas volunteers to thank them for helping to spread the word about the healthcare reform law.
North Texas’ son Audie Murphy won 33-international awards for service in World War II – all before his 21st birthday. But the state of Texas didn’t award its highest military honor until Tuesday afternoon.