Governor Abbott Criticizes Texas House After Special Session EndsGovernor Greg Abbott blasted the Texas House for not reaching an agreement with the Senate on how to lessen the burden of rising property taxes.
Texas Senate Passes Ban On Local Tree OrdinancesWednesday's 17-14 final approval sends the bill to the state House.
Governor Signs Texas' $217B Budget, Cuts $120M With VetoesGov. Greg Abbott has signed into law a 2018-2019 state budget worth around $217 billion, but vetoed about $120 million in planned expenditures.
Governor Abbott Gives First Clear Support For Texas 'Bathroom Bill'Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is giving his first clear support for a "bathroom bill" that supporters say is similar to North Carolina's recent compromise but opponents still reject as discriminatory.
Effort At State Capitol To Stall Bill Targeting Sanctuary CItiesPunishing sanctuary cities is one of Governor Abbott's top priorities.
Letter From State Representative Angers N. Texas Muslim LeadersImam Omar Suleman of Irving says he is still puzzled and angry after receiving a letter and poll from a Republican state lawmaker.
Substantial CPS Backlog Prompts Texas Leader's Call For ChangeThe directive comes following reports showing that the backlog of children not seen within statutory guidelines remains nearly unchanged since last spring.
Governor Requests Individual Assistance For Flood-Ravaged CountiesIf the request is granted by the President, affected citizens in these counties may be eligible for Individual Assistance grants of up to $33,000 from the federal government, and low-interest disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration.