Governor Abbott Forms Domestic Terrorism Task Force In The Wake Of El Paso ShootingLess than two weeks after a racist gunman killed 22 people and injured 24 others at an El Paso Walmart, Governor Greg Abbott formed a Domestic Terrorism Task Force.
LULAC Demands Action From Lawmakers After Mass Shooting In El PasoThe nation's oldest Latino civil rights organization and some Democratic state lawmakers in Dallas want Governor Greg Abbott to call a special session on gun violence following the deadly rampage in El Paso.
Senator John Cornyn Visits North Texas Discussing Potential Laws To Address Mass ShootingsTexas Republican Senator John Cornyn, says he is willing to consider red flag laws to keep guns away from people who shouldn't have them.
Governor Abbott Meets With El Paso State Lawmakers To Discuss 'Meaningful Solutions' To Mass MurdersGovernor Abbott also announced the state will be providing more than $5.5 million in immediate financial assistance for law enforcement agencies and the community of El Paso.
Texas Governor Greg Abbott Signs Chick-Fil-A Law To Protect 'Religious Liberty'The law bans government entities from taking "adverse action" over an individual or organization's affiliation to a religious organization.
Dallas County DA John Creuzot Responds To Texas GOP Leaders' Call To Continue Enforcing Marijuana Laws"Our office will not charge a person with a marijuana offense without a laboratory report stating that the substance has an illegal concentration of THC."
Special Election Set For Texas House Seat Vacated By Now Dallas Mayor Eric JohnsonThe special election to fill Eric Johnson's Texas House seat will be Tuesday, November 5, 2019.
Texas Governor Greg Abbott Signs $1.6B Disaster Relief, Preparedness Plan Into Law 2 Years After Hurricane HarveyGovernor Abbott signed the bill in Houston, where the Category 4 hurricane dumped more than 50 inches of rain.
Governor Greg Abbott Directs DPS To Help Dallas Police Combat Violent CrimeAccording to Governor Abbott's office, the move comes at the request of Dallas Police Chief U. Reneé Hall.
A Closer Look At The Rising Dallas Homicide Rate And Comparison To Other CitiesRecords show the city of Dallas had nearly as many homicides last month as it did for the first four months of the year.
Governor Greg Abbott Offers State Resources To Help Dallas Police 'Quell Any Increase In Murders'Governor Abbott said he would make the DPS available to Dallas Police to ensure that they have every resource and tool to address the rise in murders recently.
Governor Greg Abbott Coming To Dallas To Sign Bills To Combat Human Trafficking, Eliminate Rape Kit BacklogGovernor Abbott will sign five bills passed by the Texas Legislature during the session that ended last week.
Praise, Criticism For President Trump's Mexico Tariff Plan: 'It's Americans Who Are Going To Pay The Guacamole Tax'Unless Mexico acts, President Trump says tariffs on Mexican goods will continue to rise all the way up to 25% on October 1.
Texas Governor Greg Abbott Announces $1.6B In Teacher RaisesTeacher salaries in Texas are currently about $7,000 below the national average, according to the National Education Association.
Hemp Farming Could Be On Texas' Horizon: 'It's Going To Create A Billion Dollar Business'In Howard County, a four-hour drive west of Fort Worth, Eric Herm is hoping to become one of the first Texas farmers to legally grow the plant in almost a century.