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Abbott To Talk Border In State Of The State

Gov. Greg Abbott is expected to tell lawmakers that border security, roads and education are the biggest issues facing Texans during in his first State of the State address.

02/17/2015

George P. Bush speaks on night two of the Republican National Convention August 31, 2004 at Madison Square Garden in New York City. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

George P. Bush Seizes Conservative Spotlight

George P. Bush’s new job has nothing to do with abortion or money for private schools. But after barely 30 days in office, he’s already headlined high-profile rallies on both issues.

02/05/2015

George P. Bush speaks on night two of the Republican National Convention August 31, 2004 at Madison Square Garden in New York City. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

George P. Bush Leads ‘School Choice’ Rally

Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush is leading a ‘school choice’ rally on Friday in Austin, supporting calls to expand voucher programs and charter schools statewide.

01/30/2015

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Protesters Heckle Texas Muslim Capitol Rally

Hundreds of Muslims are rallying as part of their biennial Texas Capitol lobbying day — but a small group of counter-protesters are trying to shout them down.

01/29/2015

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Abbott Sworn In As New Texas Governor

After spending 14 years as the governor, Rick Perry watched as his successor is sworn into the office on Tuesday.

01/20/2015

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Final Preps Underway For Inauguration In Austin

For the first time in 14 years, Texas will swear in a new Governor.

CBS 11–01/19/2015

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Abbott’s Priorities Avoid Much Controversy

Gov.-elect Greg Abbott says his administration’s top priorities will be bolstering early education, securing the Texas-Mexico border, cutting taxes and pumping $4 billion annually into a traffic-clogged state road network.

12/08/2014

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Governor-Elect Abbott Ready To Work

At a news conference on Wednesday, Greg Abbott ‎said that he’s done celebrating. “It is time to put the election behind us and to begin a process of going to work,” he said.

11/06/2014

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Texas Honors Hurt & Fallen First Responders

Gov. Rick Perry is honoring dozens of police officers, firefighters and first responders killed or severely hurt in the line of duty with Star of Texas awards.

09/03/2014

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Officers On Horseback Patrol Texas Capitol

Troopers on patrol at the Texas Capitol complex now have another way to make their rounds. The Texas Department of Public Safety has started a mounted horse patrol.

05/07/2014

Texas Governor Rick Perry waits during his introduction before addressing Austin's largest naturalization ceremony at the Delco Activity Center on May 11, 2007 in Austin, Texas. (credit: Taylor Jones/Getty Images)

Perry To Attend Values Rally At Capitol

Conservatives who oppose abortion, gay rights and premarital sex are set to gather as Gov. Rick Perry leads a rally in support of traditional values at the Texas Capitol on Tuesday.

03/26/2013

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Fracking Grabbing The Attention Of Sierra Club, New York Gov.

A two day ‘frack attack’ summit is underway in Dallas. The summit comes on the same day fracking made news in the northeast.

03/02/2013

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