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Former Abbott Deputy Named Texas Insurance Commissioner

A former top deputy of Republican Gov.-elect Greg Abbott is taking over the Texas Department of Insurance.

01/12/2015

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Texas Music Office Leader Leaving In February

The longtime director of the Texas Music Office says Gov.-elect Greg Abbott has chosen not to keep him and already has a replacement in mind.

01/08/2015

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Perry, Abbott, Cruz To Witness Paxton Take Oath

Gov. Rick Perry and U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz are among several powerful Texas Republicans scheduled to attend the swearing-in of new state Attorney General Ken Paxton.

01/05/2015

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Lady Antebellum, Pat Green Booked For Abbott Bash

Country stars Lady Antebellum and Pat Green are booked to perform at the inauguration ball for Republican Gov.-elect Greg Abbott.

12/22/2014

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Texas Weighs Open Carry Of Handguns

Texas is one of the few states with ban on the open carry of handguns that could change in 2015, with push for expanded gun rights.

12/14/2014

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Texas Denied Grants For Pre-K Funding

The federal government has denied Texas in the state’s application for up to $120 million in grants that would have helped to pay for pre-kindergarten programs.

12/11/2014

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Four More States Join Texas-Led Immigration Lawsuit

Four more states have joined a Texas-led coalition suing the Obama administration over executive action on immigration.

12/10/2014

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Abbott’s Priorities Avoid Much Controversy

Gov.-elect Greg Abbott says his administration’s top priorities will be bolstering early education, securing the Texas-Mexico border, cutting taxes and pumping $4 billion annually into a traffic-clogged state road network.

12/08/2014

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Multistate Coalition Sues Over President’s Immigration Order

Texas is leading a 17-state coalition in suing over the Obama administration’s recently announced executive actions on immigration.

12/03/2014

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Texas Expected To Sue Obama Over Immigration

Gov.-elect Greg Abbott appears poised to keep his promise and sue the Obama administration over executive actions on immigration — the 31st time he’s filed suit against the federal government since 2009.

12/03/2014

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Abbott Vows To Challenge Immigration Order

Texas Gov.-elect Greg Abbott is pledging to challenge President Barack Obama’s executive action on immigration in court.

11/21/2014

Texas Governor-Elect Greg Abbott celebrates with his wife Cecilia and daughter Aubrey during his victory party on November 4, 2014 in Austin, Texas. (credit: Erich Schlegel/Getty Images)

Abbott Makes First Nomination As Governor-Elect

Republican Gov.-elect Greg Abbott has chosen a new Texas secretary of state in his first nomination since his landslide victory last week.

11/11/2014

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