Abbott Warns Austin Area Sheriff Over 'Sanctuary Cities'Gov. Greg Abbott is threatening to cut funding to Travis County, one of the state's largest counties, over so-called 'sanctuary cities' policies that President Trump has also condemned.
Lt. Governor Dan Patrick Seeks Re-Election In 2018Amid speculation that he would run for Governor of Texas, Lt. Governor Dan Patrick announced Monday morning that he plans on running for re-election in 2018.
Greg Abbott, Ted Cruz Meet With Taiwan President In HoustonGov. Greg Abbott and U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz met with President Tsai Ing-wen of Taiwan in Houston to discuss energy, trade relations and commercial ties between the two nations.
New Dallas County DA Officially Sworn InThe new Dallas County District Attorney was sworn in during a special ceremony on Monday morning. Faith Johnson now becomes the first African American female to ever hold the office.
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.

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