Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed a new law, requiring convicted drunk drivers to install an ignition interlock system in their vehicles if they choose to drive during their license suspension.
The right-leaning Texas Legislature is struggling to deliver on promises, saying they’re being torn in multiple directions while trying to represent a Tea Party-fueled base. From libertarians to “rock-ribbed Republicans,” there is a fracture over countless agendas.
Gov. Greg Abbott this month approved $800 million for border security over the next two years — more than double any similar period during Rick Perry’s 14 years in office.
As Tropical Depression Bill and its remnants blow through Texas, Gov. Greg Abbott is sending an urgent message to residents.
The Republican made slashing taxes a top priority of his first legislative session as governor, and headed to an Austin technology firm for Monday’s signing ceremony.
Gov. Greg Abbott has signed a ‘pastor protection’ bill into law, which allows clergy members to refuse officiating same-sex marriages that violate their religious beliefs.
Gov. Greg Abbott has signed into law an $800 million border security package that will mean more state troopers, cameras and a spy plane to patrol the Texas border with Mexico.
City leaders late Tuesday night had still not made a decision on whether or not to throw out Denton’s fracking ban after Gov. Greg Abbott effectively overturned it.
Texas House Speaker Joe Straus excused his chamber just before 1:00 p.m. on Monday, shortly after Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, who oversees the Senate, adjourned the upper chamber.
The Texas Senate has passed a $300 million border security bill — one of Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s priorities and part of a sweeping, $800 million border package.
It is now up to Gov. Greg Abbott to determine how San Antonio visitors remember the Alamo — the site of the famous Texas Revolution battle where 180 defenders died.
The Texas House and Senate gave preliminary approval to increasing homestead property tax exemptions, key to a $3.8 billion tax cut package on Gov. Greg Abbott’s wish list.