Lt. Governor David Dewhurst
During its newly ordered surge operations along the Texas-Mexico border, the state Department of Public Safety says it will target drug dealers, human traffickers, and gangs.
Texas’ top three leaders, Governor Rick Perry, Lt. Governor David Dewhurst, and House Speaker Joe Straus are working on a plan to boost border security.
A CBS 11 News crew is following the David Dewhurst campaign. The current Lieutenant Governor will be watching the runoff election results from Houston. Earlier Tuesday Dewhurst told CBS 11 the he is cautiously optimistic.
Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst has one week left to convince voters to keep him on the job another four years. Dewhurst is in a run-off with State Senator Dan Patrick of Houston — who beat him 41-percent to 28-percent in March.
Analysts say despite persistent attacks against it, the Tea Party here in Texas flexed its political muscle in the state primary Tuesday.
Texas Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst and state Sen. Dan Patrick have advanced to a runoff for lieutenant governor in the Republican primary, extending an already bruising campaign for one of the state’s most powerful offices.
Texas Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst on Thursday called on a state Senate committee to study sentences for intoxication manslaughter cases after a teenager received probation for a wreck that killed four people.
It’s the first time in Texas history that two women will lead a major party’s ticket for the state’s top offices.
Demanding to talk to the “most senior police officer you have,” Texas Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst called the Allen Police Department earlier this month to try to spring a relative from jail for alleged shoplifting.
Thousands of pro-choice activists converged on the South steps and lawn of the State Capitol Monday. Inside the Capitol, a smaller crowd of right to life activists, but no less intense.
With the crowd in the Texas Senate gallery chanting at deafening levels, Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst stood at the podium with his hands in his pockets as his fellow Republicans pleaded and shouted for order.
Top Texas Republicans are joining abortion opponents for an Austin rally marking the 40th anniversary of the Roe v. Wade U.S. Supreme Court decision.