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.
Former Mavericks Great Dirk Nowitzki Gets Warm Welcome At State Capitol: 'We're Glad He Remains A Texan'Dirk Nowitzki visited with Governor Greg Abbott and state lawmakers on Tuesday at the State Capitol where they honored him for his 21-year career with the Dallas Mavericks.
Portion Of Highway 75 Now Named For Fallen Richardson Police Officer David SherrardGovernor Greg Abbott on Monday signed House Bill 540 into law which designates a portion of North Central Expressway (U.S. Highway 75) as the Officer David Sherrard Memorial Highway.
Severe Weather Threat Has Governor Deploying Boats, Helicopters To North TexasGovernor Greg Abbott deployed state resources to the North Texas area and other locations on Wednesday in anticipation of severe weather expected to hit the region through Friday.
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."