Texas' Greg Abbott Ranked #1 Governor In Country By American Legislative Exchange CouncilThe conservative think tank named Greg Abbott "America's Best Governor" due to his "commitment to fiscal conservatism and free market policies."
Over $296 Million To Be Given To Public Safety Programs In TexasOver $236 million in grand funding is being given to public safety programs and services throughout Texas, Gov. Greg Abbott announced Friday.
Gov. Abbott: Additional Help Sent To West Texas Area After Rise In COVID-19 HospitalizationsAdditional help is being sent to West Texas as some areas see a rise in COVID-19 hospitalizations, according to Gov. Greg Abbott.
Texas Leaders Announce Rapid COVID-19 Testing Pilot Program For School SystemsTexas Gov. Greg Abbott and other state agencies have announced a pilot program that provides rapid COVID-19 testing for school systems.
Federal Appeals Court Blocks Texas Ban On Second-Trimester Abortion ProcedureAbortion rights groups say the procedure, known as dilation and evacuation, is the safest and most common second-trimester procedure.
Texas AG Ken Paxton Appeals Federal Judge's Ruling On Limiting Mail Ballot Drop-Off Locations; Stay GrantedTexas Attorney General Ken Paxton filed an appeal on a judge's ruling that blocked the governor's order on limiting mail ballot drop-off locations.
Federal Judge Blocks Texas Gov. Abbott's Order That Limits Mail Ballot Drop-Off LocationsA federal judge has blocked Texas Gov. Greg Abbott's order that limits mail ballot drop-off locations to one per county.
Texas Allowing Bars To Reopen In Regions With Low COVID-19 HospitalizationsTexas is allowing bars to reopen in regions with low COVID-19 hospitalizations, Gov. Greg Abbott announced Wednesday.
Texas Gov. Abbott Says Accusations Against AG Ken Paxton 'Raise Serious Concerns'Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said Sunday the reported accusations against state Attorney General Ken Paxton by his top aides "raise serious concerns."
Texas Senators Cruz, Cornyn Urge President Trump To Issue Federal Disaster Declaration Following 2 HurricanesU.S. Senators Ted Cruz and John Cornyn wrote President Trump in support of Gov. Abbott’s request for a federal major disaster declaration following Hurricanes Laura and Hanna in Texas.
Groups Sue Texas Gov. Abbott Over Restrictions On Mail Ballot Drop-Off LocationsCivil rights and voter advocacy groups have filed a federal lawsuit against Texas Gov. Greg Abbott for his order that reduced the number of drop-off locations for mail ballots.
Dallas County Judge On Changes To Mail Ballot Drop-Off Locations In Texas: 'This Has President Trump Written All Over It'Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins responded to the governor's changes on Thursday to mail-in ballot drop-off locations, saying they put some poll workers at risk.
Texas Gov. Abbott Limits Mail Ballot Drop-Off Locations To 1 Per CountyTexas Gov. Greg Abbott issued a proclamation Thursday that looks to enhance security for delivering mail ballots in person ahead of Election Day.
Disaster Declaration Issued For Southeast Texas County After Brain-Eating Amoeba Found In Water Supply Of CityGov. Greg Abbott has issued a disaster declaration for a county in Southeast Texas after a rare brain-eating amoeba was found in the water supply of a city.
Federal Appeals Court Blocks Ruling On Straight-Ticket Voting In TexasTexas begins early voting October 13, and the Texas Secretary of State’s office argued that making a change now would create a “logistical nightmare.”