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Abbott: Ensure Current Refugees Pose No Safety Risk To TexansRepublican Gov. Greg Abbott has ordered state law enforcement leaders to ensure that refugees in Texas don't "pose a risk to public safety."
Abbott Refuses Syrian Refugees Coming To TexasGov. Greg Abbott on Monday informed President Barack Obama that, in the wake of the terror attacks in Paris, the State of Texas would not by accepting any refugees from Syria.
U.S. Grand Prix's Future Questioned As Texas Cuts FundsGov. Greg Abbott's office said Wednesday that it is cutting nearly $6 million in funding for the U.S. Grand Prix, raising questions about the race's future just four years after F1 put a footprint on American soil.
Group Threatens To Sue Cities Over Sex Offender LawsDozens of Texas cities are seeing their sex offender residency restrictions challenged. The advocacy group Texas Voices for Reason and Justice said that it sent letters to 46 cities. At least a quarter of them are in North Texas.
Abbott To Sheriffs: Comply With ICE Or Lose FundingGov. Greg Abbott sent a letter to Texas sheriffs, warning them to comply with ICE detention requests.
Texas Governor Abbott Pushing For 'Sanctuary Cities' Law In 2017Republican Governor Greg Abbott is calling for a "sanctuary cities" law in Texas in his most public support of the divisive immigration issue since taking office.
Texas Events To Remember 9/11 VictimsGov. Greg Abbott ordered all flags in Texas to be flown at half-staff on Friday to remember the victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, and events are planned through the weekend.
DFW Police Come Together In SupportNorth Texas police will light up the Metroplex on Friday as they support Gov. Greg Abbott's statewide call to 'Stand with Law Enforcement.'
Gov. Abbott Accosted By Traveler Angered Over Gay-Marriage StanceA traveler at a New York airport accosted Texas Gov. Greg Abbott over his opposition to gay marriage as Abbott was waiting with his family to board a flight to Austin.
Jade Helm 15 Begins In BastropA summer military training exercise that has aroused alarm among archconservative Texans begins Wednesday outside of the Central Texas town of Bastrop.
Abbott Takes 1st Economic Development TripRepublican Gov. Greg Abbott is making New York the first stop on his plans to travel around the U.S. and world to woo companies to Texas.
Facebook To Open Data Center In Fort WorthSocial media giant Facebook is making a big announcement on Tuesday about a massive new internet hub located in north Fort Worth.
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