Nebraska Sending State Troopers To Help At Southern Texas BorderNebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts said he was responding to a request for border aid from Texas Gov. Greg Abbott.
Texas Gov. Abbott Vetoes Legislature's Portion Of State Budget After Democrats Kill Voting BillTexas Gov. Greg Abbott has vetoed the legislature's portion of the state budget after an elections bill he prioritized was killed when Democrats walked out at end of this year's session.
Democratic State Lawmaker Criticizes Texas Governor's Border Wall Project, Funding"Where are our priorities? We have a very serious electrical grid issue happening right now," she said.
Texas Border Wall: Gov. Abbott Signs Letters For Funding, Demanding Land Back From Federal GovernmentThe governor also introduced a website where residents can learn more about the wall and donate to the wall's funding.
North Texas Law Professor Expects Biden Administration To Sue Texas To Block State's Border WallNatalie Nanasi, a law professor specializing in humanitarian immigration law at SMU, said the feds and others will be waiting to see the details of the governor's plan.
Gov. Abbott Says Texas Plans To Build Southern Border WallDuring a summit on Thursday, Gov. Greg Abbott said he will announce plans next week for Texas to begin building a wall along the southern border.
Texans Among Long-Term Jobless, Single Parents And Older Workers Bracing For Early Unemployment ShutoffTexas is one of 25 states — all with Republican governors — that have opted to curtail enhanced unemployment benefits two months early.
Texas Gov. Abbott Says Details On Special Session(s) At Least A Few Weeks AwayTexas lawmakers will be called back for a special session later this fall so they can redraw state House and Senate districts, along with Congressional districts.
Governor Abbott's Tweet On Vetoing Legislative Budget Has Texas Lawmakers TalkingGov. Abbott was referring to House Democrats who walked out late Sunday night, leaving the chamber without a quorum, before the midnight deadline to pass bills.
Former President Donald Trump Endorses Texas Gov. Greg Abbott For Re-ElectionAbbott is up for re-election in 2022 and already has a primary opponent in former Texas Senator Don Huffines.
Gov. Abbott Issues Disaster Declaration At Southern Texas Border Due To 'Influx Of Unlawful Immigrants'"Texas continues to step up to confront the border crisis in the federal government's absence, but more must be done," said Gov. Greg Abbott in a statement.
'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.
In Fort Worth, Texas Gov. Abbott Seeks To Set Ground Rules For Potential Special SessionDays before the end of the regular legislative session, Gov. Greg Abbott sought to set the political ground rules for a potential special session.
Gov. Abbott Says Fentanyl Cases Rising, Will Sign 'One Of The Toughest Drug Laws In Texas'Texas Gov. Greg Abbott was in Fort Worth Thursday to talk about law enforcement efforts targeting the recent rise in fentanyl cases.
Bo's Law, Aimed At Increasing Police Accountability, Headed To Gov. Greg Abbott's DeskThe "Botham Jean Act" is named in honor of the Dallas accountant murdered in his own apartment by an off-duty Dallas police officer in 2018.