Texas Lawmakers Consider Bill To Ban COVID-19 Vaccine MandateA Texas House Committee held a hearing on a bill Wednesday afternoon that would ban a COVID-19 vaccine mandate.
Watch: Texas Governor Greg Abbott Signs Bill Increasing Criminal Penalty For Human SmugglingTexas Governor Greg Abbot is expected to sign Senate Bill 576 into law today, September 22 that increases the penalty for human smuggling.
Governor Greg Abbott Readies Resources As Hurricane Ida Travels Through The GulfGovernor Greg Abbott has placed resources on standby along the Gulf Coast ahead of Hurricane Ida’s landfall early next week.
‘Biden Administration Policies Created Open Season For Human Traffickers, Cartels And Gangs’ Says Texas Gov. Greg AbbottTexas Gov. Greg Abbott, speaking in Weslaco Thursday, said, "The Biden Administration's open border policies have created an open season for human traffickers, for drug smugglers, for cartels and gangs."
Reforms That Include Banning Chokeholds Pushed In Texas As Trial Nears In George Floyd DeathOutside of George Floyd's public memorial last summer in Texas, Republican Gov. Greg Abbott floated the possibility of a law named in honor of the longtime Houston resident.
As Coronvirus Cases Drop, Governors May Gamble On Bars. Again.As the number of coronavirus cases fall in the U.S., governors in hard-hit states are rethinking lockdown orders on bars.
Governor Abbott, HHSC Secure $2.67 Billion In Federal Funding for Texas HospitalsGovernor Greg Abbott announced that $2.67 billion in federal funding was approved to support Texas hospitals providing care for people receiving Medicaid.
Governor Abbott Lifts Travel Restrictions For People Entering Texas, Ends Self-Quarantine TooGovernor Abbott has issued an executive order lifting travel restrictions for air travelers entering Texas from a handful of hotspot regions in easing of COVID-19 coronavirus restrictions.
Coronavirus: Tarrant County Discusses Gov. Abbott Lifting Stay At Home Orders, 5 More COVID-19 DeathsTarrant County Public Health Director Vinny Taneja said some virus spread indicators over the last few weeks show a disturbing "change in the wrong direction."
Coronavirus In Texas: Outdoor Restaurant Seating Re-Opens In ColleyvilleRestaurants in Colleyville re-opened outdoor seating areas to customers Friday morning, becoming one of the first cities in North Texas to break from delivery and to-go only restrictions.
Gov. Abbott Provides Clemency Application For Survivors Of Human Trafficking, Domestic AbuseGov. Abbott's office said the new application was established because human trafficking and domestic violence often lead victims down a path of offenses that entraps them in a cycle of crime.
Governor Abbott Appoints Former Dallas County DA Faith Johnson To State Board of Criminal JusticeGovernor Greg Abbott has appointed former Dallas County DA Faith Johnson and two others to the Texas Board of Criminal Justice.
First Member Of Sikh Community To Join Harris County Sheriff’s Department Shot, Killed In Line Of DutyA Harris County Sheriff’s Deputy was killed in the line of duty Friday afternoon while conducting a traffic stop.
City Leaders Believe State Troopers Are 'Over-Policing' South DallasFor almost two months, state troopers have been patrolling South Dallas at the request of Governor Greg Abbott.
Gov. Abbott Announces $18M In Grants To Combat Human Trafficking In TexasGovernor Abbott announced Tuesday $18 million in grant funding will go toward efforts to help victims of human trafficking.