Texas Governor Appoints New Elections Chief Who Briefly Represented Trump In Election ChallengeThe man Governor Greg Abbott has appointed as the new Texas Secretary of State briefly represented former President Donald Trump in his legal challenge of the 2020 election results.
Texas Senators Debate Bill To Increase Penalties For Illegal VotingThe Senate State Affairs Committee approved SB 9, which would stiffen the punishment from a class "A" misdemeanor to a second-degree felony.
Texas Gov. Abbott Adds Property Tax Relief; Constitutional Amendment On Bail To 3rd Special Session AgendaTexas Governor Greg Abbott announced two new agenda items added to Texas Legislature's including property tax relief and proposing a constitutional amendment on bail.
Governor Abbott Says 'Biden Administration Is Man-Made Disaster Of Inhumanity' Regarding Del Rio Border CrisisThe office of Governor Greg Abbott said the Governor will hold a press conference to provide a border security update at the international bridge in Del Rio on Tuesday, September 21.
Governor Greg Abbott Signs Texas Senate Bill 4 Tightening Restrictions On Abortion-Inducing Drug AvailabilityAfter enacting what is the most restrictive abortion ban law in the country, Texas Governor Greg Abbott has also signed a bill making it harder to obtain abortion-inducing drugs in the state.
As Texas Governor Greg Abbott Commits To 'Eliminating Rapists' The State Has More Than 5000 Untested Rape KitsAdvocates are asking how Texas will 'eliminate all rapists from the streets' when it has more than 5,000 rape kits still untested, languishing on shelves around the state.
Governor Abbott Holds Briefing On Tropical Storm Nicholas, Issues Disaster Declaration For 17 CountiesThis storm is expected to bring significant rainfall and flooding to the entire Gulf Coast as it moves slowly across the state.
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.
Texas Department Of State Health Services To Deploy Additional Medical Personnel, Equipment To Assist Hospitals With COVID-19 ResponseGovernor Greg Abbott today announced that the Texas Department of State Health Services is deploying an additional 2,500 medical staff to support health care facilities in Texas, including hospitals and nursing homes.
Dallas County Mask Mandate Remains In Place Following Judge's Order"County Judge Jenkins has shown a probable right to relief on the merits of his claims against the Governor and the State of Texas," says the 116th Circuit Court.
In Court, Dallas County Mask Mandate Faces Off Against Governor's Executive Order & BanThere could soon be clear direction for those living and doing business in Dallas County. A decision is set to be made in court on August 24 regarding if the public will or won't have to follow a mask mandate.
Texas Supreme Court Deals Blow To Gov. Greg Abbott, Allows Local Mask Mandates To ContinueGov. Abbott asked the Supreme Court of Texas to support his ban of mask mandates -- they declined. As a result, the lower court ruling allowing school districts to require masks on campuses stands.
Texas Republicans Resume Push For Voting Restrictions As Legislative Special Session BeginsTexas Republicans are set to mount another push for restrictive new voting laws as lawmakers begin a 30-day special legislative session.
Ohio Governor Sending State Highway Patrol Troopers To Texas Southern BorderA total of 14 Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers and supervisors will travel to Texas later this week.
Governor Abbott Signs ERCOT Reforms, Power Grid Weatherization Legislation Into LawUnder Senate Bills 2 and 3, Texas will now require the weatherization of power generation facilities, natural gas facilities, and transmission facilities to handle extreme weather.