Texas Governor Abbott Has Been Filling Courts With GOP Judges Voters RejectedGovernor Greg Abbott has quietly been stocking Texas courts with Republican judges freshly rejected by voters.
Federal Judge Orders Texas Not To Remove Voters After Botched ListThe decision by U.S. District Judge Fred Biery of San Antonio temporarily halts a bungled search for illegal voters in Texas, which began in January.
'Big 3' Texas Leaders Unveil Bills To Limit Property Tax HikesThe bills, known as HB2 and SB 2, are exactly the same, and were presented by the state's leaders during their second joint news conference this month.
Gov. Abbott Touts School Funding Overhaul During Inauguration Speech: 'We Will Pay Our Teachers More, We Will Make Our Schools Safer'Governor Abbott did not say anything about needing a border wall in Texas during his inauguration speech despite some onlookers chanting, "Build a wall."
Cornyn, Cruz, Abbott, Texas GOP Urges President Trump Not To Use Harvey Recovery Funds On Border WallU.S. Senators and Representatives from Texas, along with Gov. Abbott sent a letter to President Trump urging him not to use Harvey recovery funds in order to end the partial government shutdown.
Top Texas Leaders Pledge United Effort To Reform School Finance, Property TaxesGovernor Greg Abbott said they were united to solve a voter mandate: increasing state funding for public schools while lowering property taxes. “It's something we have to get done."
Texas Lawmakers Get Good News About Budget; Will Begin Session Focused On School Finance, Property Tax ReformTexas lawmakers will be sworn in Tuesday for the 86th legislative session and the House will elect a new Speaker.
Texas Secretary Of State Is Stepping DownAfter two years of service, Texas Secretary of State Rolando Pablos notified Governor Greg Abbott Thursday of his departure from office, effective December 15.
Why Dallas Fell Short On Its Quest To Win Amazon's HQ2Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings expressed disappointment over Amazon's decision not to come to Dallas and instead locate its new corporate headquarters to New York's Long Island City and Arlington, Virginia.
Gov. Abbott Touts Low Unemployment In Campaign Stretch Run In North TexasWith one more week to get out the vote, Governor Greg Abbott brought his reelection campaign to North Texas Monday.
Trump On Migrant Caravan: Democrats 'Overplayed Their Hand'Standing before thousands of loyal supporters at his rally for U.S. Senator Ted Cruz in Houston, the President sharply criticized the large group of migrants heading from Central America to the U.S.
Texas Governor Elevates Activation Level Of State Ops Center For Approaching Tropical DisturbanceGovernor Abbott directed the SOC to increase its readiness level from level IV (normal conditions) to level III (increased readiness) at 12:00 p.m. Tuesday.