Abortion Clinics Anxious For Ruling In Texas TrialAbortion providers want U.S. District Judge Lee Yeakel to block new rules they say would stop abortions at more than a dozen clinics in Texas starting Sept. 1.
Texas Railroad Commission Elects New ChairwomanThe Texas Railroad Commission has unanimously elected Commissioner Christi Craddick as chairwoman.
SpaceX To Build Rocket Launch Site In South TexasTexas and SpaceX have announced that the company will build the first commercial site for orbital launches on the state's southernmost tip.
California Governor Criticizes Texas Guard PlanCalifornia Gov. Jerry Brown took a not-so-subtle dig at Texas' decision to deploy National Guard troops to the border, saying Monday he expects it to be a short-lived measure and that "wiser minds will prevail."
Perry Criticizes Border Security To Group of Hispanic Ministers Governor Rick Perry took his border security criticisms to an audience of Hispanic ministers in San Antonio, telling them the federal government should put more Border Patrol troops on the ground and drones in the air to secure the Texas-Mexico border.
President To Visit Dallas, Discuss Border CrisisPresident Obama is headed to Dallas and Austin this week, a trip that began as a fundraising effort for the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, but will now include meetings to discuss the crisis at the Texas border.
Border Security Back In Front Of Texas Lawmakers Plans to ramp up patrols along the Texas-Mexico border at a potential cost of $1.3 million a week are getting new attention in the Capitol.
Border Sheriffs: DHS Secretary's Visit To Texas Border 'Too Late'The Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson's arrival in Texas is being met with mixed feelings by some law enforcement officials along the border.
TX Lawmakers Say Special Session May Be Needed To Secure BorderState Rep. Debbie Riddle says that the surge of illegal immigrants along the Rio Grande Valley has passed crisis levels, with over 100,000 expected to be captured this year.
GOP Governors: EPA Carbon Dioxide Rules A Job KillerRepublican governors from oil-and-gas rich states met in Texas Monday and said that new federal rules designed to cut global warming pollution from power plants by 30 percent by 2030 will kill jobs and growth.
Gov. Perry In Iowa To Back Senate Candidate Gov. Rick Perry is in Iowa, campaigning for Republican U.S. Senate candidate Matt Whitaker, and rekindling friendships as he weighs a second bid for president.
Miller Wins GOP Nod For Agriculture CommissionerFormer lawmaker Sid Miller has won the Republican nomination for Texas agriculture commissioner after a runoff boosted by a rare endorsement from Gov. Rick Perry.
Perry Sends Obama Letter Slamming Energy PoliciesTexas Gov. Rick Perry has written a letter to President Obama slamming his energy policies, while touting Texas' economy, energy industry and environmental regulations.
Gov. Perry: Oklahoma Execution 'Went Terribly Wrong'Texas Gov. Rick Perry says "something went terribly wrong" during the botched execution of an Oklahoma inmate, but declined to call it inhumane.
Campaign 2016: Texas Gov. Perry Says He Needs More PrepTexas Gov. Rick Perry says he hasn't made a decision on whether or not to run for president again in 2016. But the governor made one thing clear -- he needs more preparation.