Guns At Zoos? Texas Says No While Struggling To Tame RulesMore than a year after Texas Gov. Greg Abbott made firearms, including openly holstered weapons, legal in more places in the state, disputes remain over where guns are allowed — much to the frustration of advocates on both sides of the debate.
Abbott Vows To Cut Funds To 'Sanctuary' CampusesIn a tweet on Thursday, Gov. Greg Abbott promised to cut funds to public universities that become what he described as "sanctuary" campuses for immigrant students. He provided no other details.
Huffines Files Bill To Codify Abbott's Refugee PolicyEarlier this year, Gov. Greg Abbott told the U.S. government that Texas would be withdrawing from the federal refugee resettlement program. Now, a state official from Dallas wants to take Abbott's action a step further.
Abbott's Office Offers Reward For San Antonio Cop KillerA police officer shot and killed in San Antonio on Sunday is the latest in a series of targeted attacks on law enforcement. Gov. Greg Abbott's office is now offering a reward for information that leads to the killer's arrest.
Texas On Alert As Possible Terror Threat InvestigatedWith just one day left before the presidential election, people across Texas are being warned to stay vigilant. Texas is one of three states on high alert while U.S. intelligent agents assess a possible terror threat.
Texas Warns Feds It May Withdraw From Refugee ProgramOfficials with the State of Texas sent a letter to the Office of Refugee Resettlement, saying that the Lone Star State intends to withdraw from the federal program if the state's proposed plan is not approved by the end of the month.
Abbott Gives Charles Schwab 3rd State-Funded GrantGov. Greg Abbott is giving $6 million in taxpayer funds to the Charles Schwab Corp. for a new office near Fort Worth. The grant money will help create 1,200 jobs over the next decade in Westlake.
A Look At How Texas' Guns On Campus Law Will WorkTexas will allow concealed handgun license holders to carry their weapons into public university buildings, classrooms and dorms starting Monday, which is also the 50th anniversary of the mass shooting at the University of Texas' landmark clock tower.
Governor Abbott Buys UK Ads After BrexitAbbott announced Saturday the state will run digital ads on British websites over the July 4th weekend urging companies to "declare independence from high taxes" and relocate to Texas.
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.