Gov. Greg Abbott is expected to tell lawmakers that border security, roads and education are the biggest issues facing Texans during in his first State of the State address.
A federal judge has granted a request by a coalition of 26 states to temporarily block President Obama’s executive action on immigration while its lawsuit to permanently stop the order goes through the courts.
A lavish inauguration for Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott was pulled off thanks to $4.7 million from private contributors, including Wal-Mart and the owner of the San Antonio Spurs, according to a list of donors released Friday.
Gun rights are again a focus at the Texas Capitol after drawing attention over rallies outside and confrontations inside.
Chris Kyle, the retired Navy SEAL depicted in the blockbuster movie “American Sniper,” will have a day in his honor two years after being killed.
Gov. Greg Abbott is planning to abolish Rick Perry’s pet program that gave $200 million in taxpayer dollars to Texas startups, but was beset by bankruptcy and transparency issues.
The “two-thirds rule,” which had required 21 of the Senate’s 31 members to agree before beginning debate on proposed legislation.
Rick Perry formally left the governor’s office after 14 years — and he celebrating on Tuesday by going for the same ice cream that he got after his infamous mug shot last summer.
Tea party favorite Dan Patrick has been sworn in as Texas’ new lieutenant governor and will oversee the powerful state Senate.
After spending 14 years as the governor, Rick Perry watched as his successor is sworn into the office on Tuesday.
For the first time in 14 years, Texas will swear in a new Governor.
Governor-elect Greg Abbott raised a lot of eyebrows when he criticized locally-approved ordinances such as Denton’s ban on fracking and Dallas’ ban on plastic bags — calling it the “Californication” of Texas.