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Gov. Abbott Accosted By Traveler Angered Over Gay-Marriage Stance

A traveler at a New York airport accosted Texas Gov. Greg Abbott over his opposition to gay marriage as Abbott was waiting with his family to board a flight to Austin.

07/16/2015

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Jade Helm 15 Begins In Bastrop

A summer military training exercise that has aroused alarm among archconservative Texans begins Wednesday outside of the Central Texas town of Bastrop.

07/15/2015

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Abbott Takes 1st Economic Development Trip

Republican Gov. Greg Abbott is making New York the first stop on his plans to travel around the U.S. and world to woo companies to Texas.

07/13/2015

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Facebook To Open Data Center In Fort Worth

Social media giant Facebook is making a big announcement on Tuesday about a massive new internet hub located in north Fort Worth.

07/07/2015

Bill Chastain, State Director with LifeSafer, demonstrates a breath alcohol ignition interlock device during a "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" press conference announcing a holiday crack-down on drunk and drugged driving December 17, 2013  in Washington, DC.    AFP PHOTO/Paul J. Richards        (Photo credit should read PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

New Law Aims To Reduce Drunk Driving In Texas

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.

06/23/2015

Tea Party Groups Hold Rally At Texas State Capitol

Texas Tea Party Conservatives Divided On A Myriad Of Issues

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.

06/21/2015

A U.S. Border Patrol agent looks for footprints from illegal immigrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico border. (credit: Getty Images/John Moore)

Is Texas Creating Its Own Border Patrol?

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.

06/17/2015

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Abbott Asking Texans To Stay Weather-Aware

As Tropical Depression Bill and its remnants blow through Texas, Gov. Greg Abbott is sending an urgent message to residents.

06/17/2015

Gov. Abbott signs tax cuts into law (Photo by Chris Fox/KRLD)

Gov. Abbott Signs $3.8B Tax Cut Package Into Law

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.

06/15/2015

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Abbott Signs ‘Pastor Protection’ Bill Into Law

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.

06/11/2015

A U.S. Border Patrol agent looks for footprints from illegal immigrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico border. (credit: Getty Images/John Moore)

Abbott Signs Border Security Package Into Law

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.

06/09/2015

"Frack Free Denton" at Denton City Hall, 5.31.15. CBS 11

Fate Of Denton’s Fracking Ban Still Undecided

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.

06/03/2015

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