Petitions Oppose Texas Seeking Abortion Provider WaiverPlanned Parenthood delivered more than 16,000 petition signatures opposing Texas asking the federal government to fund a state-run women's health program excluding abortion providers.
Governor Signs Texas' $217B Budget, Cuts $120M With VetoesGov. Greg Abbott has signed into law a 2018-2019 state budget worth around $217 billion, but vetoed about $120 million in planned expenditures.
Governor Abbott Says Bathroom Bill Will Be Topic Of Special SessionTexas Governor Greg Abbott announced a special legislative session on Tuesday afternoon.
Abbott Won't Rule Out 'Bathroom Bill' In Special SessionGov. Greg Abbott won't rule out including a 'bathroom bill' targeting transgender people if he chooses to call lawmakers back to work for a special legislative session.
Are 140 Days Enough? Abbott Delays Special Session DecisionGovernor Greg Abbott says he won't make a decision until later this week on whether to call state lawmakers back to work as their 140-day legislation session ends Monday.
Texas Set To Pass New Abortion RestrictionsA sweeping new anti-abortion bill in Texas that includes a provision already blocked by federal courts is heading to Republican Gov. Greg Abbott.
Abbott Signs Law Making Texas Gun Fees Lowest In U.S.Gov. Greg Abbott visited a gun range on Friday to sign a law that reduces the fee for a license to carry a handgun in Texas to the lowest in the nation. Abbott then took target practice.
Top Texas Official Out Over 'Unacceptable' Iraq ConsultingThe former watchdog over U.S. reconstruction efforts in Iraq has been forced out of a powerful Texas job after he moonlighted as a consultant for the Iraq government.
Paxton Sues To Stop Lawsuits Over 'Sanctuary Cities' BanTexas Attorney General Ken Paxton has taken the unusual step of preemptively suing to stop lawsuits that would challenge the state's new 'sanctuary cities' ban, signed into law by Gov. Greg Abbott on Sunday.
Pastor Says Churches Urged To Back 'Bathroom Bill'Robert Morris of Gateway Church in Southlake said that Gov. Greg Abbott contacted him and other church leaders, urging them to drum up support for the state's hotly debated 'bathroom bill.'
Abbott Signs Bill Banning 'Sanctuary Cities' In TexasIn a Facebook livestream on Sunday, Gov. Greg Abbott signed the bill that bans 'sanctuary cities' in Texas. The Texas Legislature passed the bill on Wednesday.
Governor Abbott Gives First Clear Support For Texas 'Bathroom Bill'Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is giving his first clear support for a "bathroom bill" that supporters say is similar to North Carolina's recent compromise but opponents still reject as discriminatory.