Abbott Slams NFL Over 'Bathroom Bill' CriticismDuring a Thursday appearance, Gov. Greg Abbott slammed the NFL for criticizing a bill in the Texas Legislature that would prohibit transgender people from using the public restroom of their choice.
Texas Legislature Begins 'Convention Of States' DebateGov. Greg Abbott has long backed the idea of state lawmakers nationwide convening to impose a federal balanced budget amendment, term limits and other checks to thwart Washington "overreach."
Texas Senate Approves New UT System RegentsThe Texas Senate on Tuesday night confirmed Gov. Greg Abbott's three nominees for the University of Texas System Board of Regents by a 29-0 vote with two abstentions.
Texas Lawmakers Rush To Take Up 'Sanctuary Cities' BillThe Texas Senate has begun debating a proposed ban on "sanctuary cities," capitalizing on President Trump's call for a crackdown on illegal immigration to muscle the contested proposal toward passage in record time.
Abbott's Picks For UT Regents Headed To Full Texas SenateA state Senate committee has approved Gov. Greg Abbott's three nominees for the University of Texas System Board of Regents.
Read Abbott's Entire State Of The State AddressGov. Greg Abbott delivered his State of the State address on Tuesday in Austin. "I'm proud to report the State of Texas is exceptional," Abbott said before touching on several hot-button issues.
Central Texas Sheriff Slams Immigrant "Fear"Travis County Sheriff Sally Hernandez has come under fire from Gov. Greg Abbott over so-called "sanctuary cities" policies. Hernandez said that streets are safer when people can report crimes "without fear of deportation."
Texas Governor Says 'Sanctuary' Jail Will Cost Sheriff JobTexas Gov. Greg Abbott is escalating a standoff with Austin's sheriff over so-called "sanctuary cities" policies and now says he will seek new laws to remove her from office.
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.