State Of The State

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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

WEST, TX - APRIL 18:  Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott briefs the media after touring the West Fertilizer Company April 18, 2013 in West, Texas. A fiery explosion that damaged or destroyed buildings within a half-mile radius ripped through the facility last night, injuring more than 160 people and killing an unknown number of others.  (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

On-Tap at Texas Legislature: State Of The State; Runoffs

One month into the 2015 legislative session, it’s been nearly all guns, all the time.

02/15/2015

Texas Governor Rick Perry during the State of the State Address on January 29, 2013. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Governor Perry Proposes Infrastructure Upgrades, Tax Cuts

Governor Rick Perry presented a glowing assessment of the Texas economy Tuesday and said there was more than enough money in the state’s Rainy Day fund for a one-time, $3.7 billion-investment in water and transportation upgrades while also cutting taxes.

01/29/2013

Texas Gov. Rick Perry addresses the the annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) February 9, 2012 in Washington, DC. Thousands of conservative activists are attending the annual gathering in the nation's capital.  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Perry Proposes Returning Excess Taxes

Gov. Rick Perry will use his State of the State address to call for amending the Texas Constitution to allow the state to return tax money it collects but doesn’t spend back to citizens.

01/29/2013