The Texas House has preliminarily passed a plan revamping the state’s economic incentive programs, including dissolving a pet fund of Rick Perry that funneled $200 million in taxpayer dollars to startups.
Tax cuts and better pre-K in Texas pushed ahead Wednesday when the House rallied behind a $2 billion proposed sales tax cut before passing an early education bill.
Gov. Greg Abbott has requested that the EPA scrap plans to tighten national emission limits on smog-forming pollution linked to asthma and respiratory illness.
A broken elevator almost canceled part of the first photo-op of 2015 for new Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, the first U.S. governor in nearly 30 years to use a wheelchair.
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.