Texas Red Light Camera Ban A Signature Away From Becoming LawBoth the Texas House and Texas Senate passed Bedford State Rep. Jonathan Stickland's bill, which is now on Governor Greg Abbott's desk awaiting his signature.
Texas Lawmakers: Answer To Mass Shooting Threat Is More Armed School PersonnelNearly a year after a mass shooting at a Texas high school that killed 10, lawmakers are close to passing new measures that they say would harden campuses by adding more armed school personnel.
The Push In Texas To Decriminalize Marijuana Falters Despite GOP SupportA revised measure in the Texas Legislature would reduce penalties for those with an ounce or less of marijuana to a Class C misdemeanor — eliminating arrests, but still making possession a crime.
'Okay To Steal': Gov. Abbott, Police Associations Denounce Dallas County DA's Criminal Reform PlanFrom North Texas to the Texas Capitol, leaders are coming together in opposition of Dallas County district attorney John Creuzot's plan for criminal justice reform that is aimed at ending mass incarcerations.
Study: Child Sex Trafficking Victims Not Who You Think They AreA new study of child sex trafficking in Texas finds that victims are not adequately identified, enter and exit victimization multiple times, and are exploited most of their lives.
Gov. Abbott To Throw Ceremonial First Pitch On Rangers Opening DayTexas Gov. Greg Abbott will be throwing out the ceremonial first pitch on the last Opening Day at Globe Life Park in Arlington.
Students, Parents And Texas Governor Weigh In On College Admissions Scandal"I worked pretty hard throughout this college process and all the work that I’ve put into it on the ACT and all of that stuff seems like it’s kind of going to waste," high school student Caleb Shirk said.
Texas Governor Abbott Has Been Filling Courts With GOP Judges Voters RejectedGovernor Greg Abbott has quietly been stocking Texas courts with Republican judges freshly rejected by voters.
Texas Secretary Of State Appointee Sees Mounting Opposition After Releasing Flawed List Of Non-Citizen VotersA key Texas Democrat, Sen. Jose Rodriguez, said Thursday, "the damage has been done" and won't vote to confirm newly appointed Secretary of State David Whitley.
Governor Abbott Expresses Support For Expanding Border Fencing, Concern About Caravan Near TexasGov. Abbott addressed a variety of topics important to Texans during a wide-ranging interview Wednesday afternoon at the Governor's Mansion.
Gov. Abbott Stresses School Safety, Teacher Raises And Property Tax Reform As Top Priorities In State Of The State AddressGov. Greg Abbott declared school safety an "emergency" issue of his second term Tuesday following one of the nation's deadliest mass shootings last year near Houston.
School Safety A Top Issue As Texas Governor Gives State Of The State AddressTuesday morning Texas Governor Greg Abbott gave his State of the State address to the Texas Legislature.
New House Speaker Elected In Historic Day At Texas CapitolThe new Speaker of the House Dennis Bonnen and Governor Greg Abbott told lawmakers they must pass property tax reform and change how the state pays for public schools.
Texas Gov. Abbott Visits Japan, Meets With Toyota President, CEOTexas Gov. Greg Abbott is visiting Japan for vacation but also for a couple of official meetings, including with president and CEO of Toyota Motors.
Largest US Pharmaceutical Distributor Moving Headquarters To North Texas In April"I’m delighted McKesson, a Fortune 6 company, is making Texas the home of its new global headquarters,” said Governor Abbott.