Gov. Abott Commutes Condemned Inmate Thomas “Bart” Whitaker's SentenceGovernor Greg Abbott today issued a proclamation commuting the death sentence of Thomas Bartlett Whitaker following a unanimous decision by the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles.
Abbott Won't Say If He Voted For Incumbent Texas RepublicansGov. Greg Abbott has refused to say if he voted for other statewide officeholders from his own Republican party in the Texas primary. He said the "ballot is secret. It will remain secret."
Abbott Dons Astros Jersey To Pose For Pictures With World Series TrophyThe World Series trophy captured by the Astros has temporarily gone on display at the Texas Capitol, after Gov. Greg Abbott had a chance to pose for pictures with it.
Dallas County Sheriff Lupe Valdez Announces Run For GovernorWednesday morning Dallas County Sheriff Lupe Valdez announced that she is officially entering the race to become the next governor of the state of Texas.
Texas' Abbott Decries Storm Aid Bill; White House BristlesThe White House on Friday sent Congress a $44 billion disaster aid request that's already under attack as being way too small by lawmakers from states recently hit by hurricanes.
President Trump "Very Proud" Of Response To Hurricane HarveyPresident Trump heaped praise on Texas' response to Hurricane Harvey.
Dallas Small Businessman Launches Democratic Bid For GovernorDallas businessman Jeffrey Payne launched his campaign for governor before nearly 100 supporters at the Dallas Hyatt Regency Saturday night.
Texas' Castro Again Says He's Not Planning Gubernatorial RunU.S. Rep. Joaquin Castro is repeating that he has no plans to run for Texas governor despite the state's Democratic Party chairman insisting last week that the congressman's still considering it.
Governor Abbott Unclear About President Trump's View On Young ImmigrantsRepublican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has few words about President Donald Trump's plan for young immigrants brought to the U.S. as children and living here illegally.
Texas Cuts Aid To 'Colonias' After Years Of Offering HelpLawmakers cut budgets and assistance programs in border communities known as colonias.
Abbott Rejects Criticism From Law Enforcement MembersGov. Greg Abbott was in Grapevine on Monday, where he rejected criticism by some members of Texas law enforcement over the proposed bathroom privacy bill and the state's new sanctuary cities law.
Abbott Has $41 Million For 2018, But No Major OpponentGov. Greg Abbott is starting his re-election bid with nearly $41 million on hand, giving the Republican a formidable head start on any potential challenger in 2018. But no Democratic opponent has emerged.