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.
Dallas CEOs Express Concerns Over 'Bathroom Bill'As members of the Texas Legislature continue to debate the so-called 'bathroom bill,' a collection of Dallas business leaders have sent a letter to express their concerns about the measure.
Gov. Abbott Expected To Announce Re-Election Campaign FridayGov. Greg Abbott is expected to formally announce his campaign for re-election next year on Friday afternoon in San Antonio.
Petitions Oppose Texas Seeking Abortion Provider WaiverPlanned Parenthood delivered more than 16,000 petition signatures opposing Texas asking the federal government to fund a state-run women's health program excluding abortion providers.
Governor Signs Texas' $217B Budget, Cuts $120M With VetoesGov. Greg Abbott has signed into law a 2018-2019 state budget worth around $217 billion, but vetoed about $120 million in planned expenditures.