Federal Disaster Declaration Granted For Texas CountiesPresident Barack Obama granted Governor Greg Abbott's federal disaster request for assistance in 12 counties that were affected by recent flooding.
Texas Suing Over Obama's Transgender DirectiveThe state of Texas is suing the Obama administration over its directive to U.S. public schools to let transgender students use the bathrooms and locker rooms that match their gender identity, Gov. Greg Abbott said Wednesday.
Gov. Abbott Addresses Transgender Debate At Book SigningGovernor Greg Abbott was in town Sunday to sign copies of his new book, and weighed in on Fort Worth ISD's transgender guidelines.
Abbott Hints At Transgender Restroom Law In TexasGov. Greg Abbott in Dallas on Thursday vowed to help defend North Carolina's law on transgender restrooms, and hinted that a similar measure could be coming soon to Texas.
Abbott Announces Texas Bus Tour To Promote BookGov. Greg Abbott is launching a bus tour to promote his book detailing how he overcame an accident that left him paralyzed from the waist down. Abbott plans to hit 19 Texas cities starting May 18.
Texas Lawmakers Champion Local Control, But Reign Over CitiesTexas leaders have sued the federal government dozens of times for what they contend are policies that infringe on local control and states' rights. But when cities have attempted to pass laws on issues state lawmakers have moved to quash those efforts.
Abbott Selects Longtime Aide To Lead Texas Health CommissionGov. Greg Abbott has selected one his longtime aides to take over the state's massive health agency.
Abbott Picks New Leaders For Texas CPSGov. Greg Abbott on Monday selected the former head of the Texas Rangers as the new leader of the state's embattled child welfare agency, calling the status quo there "unacceptable."
Abbott's Book Details Struggles After Paralyzing AccidentGov. Greg Abbott has written a book detailing how he overcame a freak accident that left him paralyzed from the waist down. The book, titled "Broken But Unbowed," will be released on May 17.
Abbott Defends DPS Help In Crime-Ridden DallasTexas Gov. Greg Abbott is defending the decision to offer Dallas help from state police as the nation's ninth-largest city grapples with a dramatic spike in violent crime. DPD Chief David Brown has welcomed the offer.
Abbott To Announce Company Expansion To North TexasGov. Greg Abbott will make the announcement Monday afternoon at the capitol.
Abbott Endorses Cruz In GOP Presidential RaceSen. Ted Cruz has received a big endorsement, as Texas Gov. Greg Abbott posted a video on the candidate's YouTube page that officially put the governor's support behind the state's senator.