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.
Governor Abbott Buys UK Ads After BrexitAbbott announced Saturday the state will run digital ads on British websites over the July 4th weekend urging companies to "declare independence from high taxes" and relocate to Texas.
Federal Disaster Declaration Granted For Texas CountiesPresident Barack Obama granted Governor Greg Abbott's federal disaster request for assistance in 12 counties that were affected by recent flooding.
Texas Suing Over Obama's Transgender DirectiveThe state of Texas is suing the Obama administration over its directive to U.S. public schools to let transgender students use the bathrooms and locker rooms that match their gender identity, Gov. Greg Abbott said Wednesday.
Gov. Abbott Addresses Transgender Debate At Book SigningGovernor Greg Abbott was in town Sunday to sign copies of his new book, and weighed in on Fort Worth ISD's transgender guidelines.
Abbott Hints At Transgender Restroom Law In TexasGov. Greg Abbott in Dallas on Thursday vowed to help defend North Carolina's law on transgender restrooms, and hinted that a similar measure could be coming soon to Texas.
Abbott Announces Texas Bus Tour To Promote BookGov. Greg Abbott is launching a bus tour to promote his book detailing how he overcame an accident that left him paralyzed from the waist down. Abbott plans to hit 19 Texas cities starting May 18.
Texas Lawmakers Champion Local Control, But Reign Over CitiesTexas leaders have sued the federal government dozens of times for what they contend are policies that infringe on local control and states' rights. But when cities have attempted to pass laws on issues state lawmakers have moved to quash those efforts.
Abbott Selects Longtime Aide To Lead Texas Health CommissionGov. Greg Abbott has selected one his longtime aides to take over the state's massive health agency.
Abbott Picks New Leaders For Texas CPSGov. Greg Abbott on Monday selected the former head of the Texas Rangers as the new leader of the state's embattled child welfare agency, calling the status quo there "unacceptable."