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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A two day ‘frack attack’ summit is underway in Dallas. The summit comes on the same day fracking made news in the northeast.
An estimated 3,000 people have marched on the state Capitol for an anti-abortion rally to mark the 40th anniversary of the Supreme Court decision legalizing abortion.
CBS 11 News sat down for an exclusive interview with Governor Rick Perry. The first question on the list: how to improve a $3 billion program approved by voters, with the goal of finding cures for cancer.
The state’s top officials will dedicate the first monument on the Capitol grounds honoring the contributions of Tejanos.
Thousands of teachers, students and parents rallied at the Texas Capitol to protest $10 billion in education cuts.
North Texas parents want to make sure their voices are heard in Austin when it comes to the crisis in the classroom. So what do frustrated moms and dads do to organize and let lawmkers know how they feel about school financing? They go online and organize.
Texas Governor Rick Perry has taken the oath office for an unprecedented third full term. Perry begins perhaps his most tumultuous stint as governor as the state faces a massive budget shortfall.