State Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples said in a statement released on Thursday that he is leaving office to become president of the Texas Oil and Gas Association.
Agricultural leaders from eight states far from the Mexican border are to join the Texas agriculture commissioner on a border security tour of the Rio Grande Valley.
A member of the Bush dynasty, a history-making feat, heavyweights trying to survive, and winter weather. Primary elections in Texas on Tuesday figure to be anything but ordinary.
After 11 years in one of the most powerful offices in Texas, Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst faces the election of his career as he runs against three Republican challengers.
It’s one of the most heated races in Texas: The Republican primary for Lt. Governor.
The four GOP candidates vying to be Texas lieutenant governor — a post considered to be the most powerful in the state — are getting their first televised chance to win voters.
As a judge begins considering whether Texas is adequately funding public schools, Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst said that the state’s teachers are bringing home a decent paycheck.
An influential Houston tea party group is a hosting a debate between four Republican lieutenant governor candidates locked in the state’s most competitive primary.
David Dewhurst and three fellow Republicans vying to replace him as lieutenant governor are squaring off in another debate in Austin.
Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples, Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson and tea party-backed state Sen. Dan Patrick of Houston are all challenging Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst, who is seeking re-election.
Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples, Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson and state Sen. Dan Patrick are all challenging Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst, who is seeking re-election.
Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst announced that he’s still running for re-election in 2014. Dewhurst has been saying for months that he planned to seek a fourth full term.