The state’s Republican leadership has authorized the Texas Department of Public Safety to spend about $1.3 million per week to fund operations to fight what they describe as a surge of illegal immigration along the Texas-Mexico border, the GOP leaders announced Wednesday evening.
The Republican has made persuading top employers to move to Texas a centerpiece of his administration. He’s led job-poaching missions in Democratically controlled states.
A group of Republican governors from oil-and-gas rich states will gather in Houston to discuss energy policy and slam the newest regulations passed by the EPA and backed by President Barack Obama.
Gov. Rick Perry was set to announce Thursday efforts to identify Texas hospitals that are willing to take more patients out of backlogged Veterans Affairs facilities.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry, during a visit that focused primarily on economic issues, drew on a reference to alcoholism to explain his view of homosexuality.
California and Texas are among a handful of states fighting for the planned Tesla battery plant, which will represent a $5 billion investment from the car company.
Governor Rick Perry isn’t running for any political office, but he still knows how to bring Republicans to their feet. Before thousands of Republicans at the Texas GOP Convention in Fort Worth, the Governor dished out political red meat.
Gov. Rick Perry kicks off his unofficial farewell tour to Texas politics with a high-profile speech to start the state Republican convention in Fort Worth.
Various local, state and federal officials plan to announce a new Texas campaign to combat human trafficking. The announcement will be made in Houston Tuesday.
Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst has been one of the most powerful figures in Texas. But he could be ousted on Tuesday by GOP voters who appear ready to steer even further right.
For all the talk of Texas growing more and more competitive for Democrats in 2016 and beyond, GOP voters are poised to make a harder turn right in Tuesday’s runoff elections.
Texas is one of several states refusing to comply with a federal law designed to reduce sexual assaults in prison, with governors criticizing the decade-old law as counterproductive and too expensive to implement.