'We Are Bolstering Support For Law Enforcement': Gov. Greg Abbott Signs Multiple 'Back The Blue' Bills Into LawThe Governor made preventing cities from defunding the police an emergency item this session.
Governor Abbott Wants To Sign Bill That Prevents Cities From Defunding PoliceTexas Governor Greg Abbott vowed he would sign legislation that would make it harder for communities to defund the police after a weekend shooting in Austin.
Texas Association Puts Up 'Enter At Your Own Risk' Billboard Near Austin After City Reduces Police BudgetA Texas law enforcement association erected two billboards last week, warning drivers to enter Austin at their own risk after the city reduced its police department budget.
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott Proposes New Legislation To Discourage Cities From Defunding PoliceGov. Greg Abbott on Thursday signed a pledge that opposes cuts to police budgets in Texas cities and proposed new legislation to discourage cities from defunding those departments.