Coronavirus In Texas: Court Allows Texas To Ban Most Abortions During PandemicA federal appeals court has sided with Texas and allowed the state to ban most abortions while under an emergency order limiting non-essential surgeries during the coronavirus pandemic.
Governor Threatens Federal Government Will Move Resources Away From Dallas If Judge Doesn't Utilize ThemIn a letter sent to Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins Sunday, the Governor's Office threatened to move additional hospital capacity away from Dallas if he doesn't plan to utilize the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center.
Gov. Abbott To Open Dallas Convention Center As Healthcare Facility, Halt Release Of 'Dangerous Criminals' Due To COVID-19Due to the coronavirus, Gov. Abbott announced the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center will be opened as a healthcare facility and that he will halt the release of "dangerous criminals" in Texas.
Abortion Providers Sue Texas Over Coronavirus Outbreak OrderPlanned Parenthood is joining other abortion providers in suing Texas over moving to ban abortions during the coronavirus outbreak.
'Medical Needs Will Be Met,' Gov. Abbott Issues Additional Executive Orders To Fight CoronavirusTexas Governor Greg Abbott has issued additional executive orders Sunday to help fight the spread of COVID-19.
Coronavirus: Gov. Abbott Postpones May 26 Primary Runoffs Until July 14Texas Governor Greg Abbott has postponed the May 26 primary runoff elections until July 14 because of the coronavirus threat.
Cruise Ship Passengers To Be Quarantined At Texas Base, Gov. Abbott SaysGov. Abbott said in a news release Sunday that “approximately 90 Texans” are among the unspecified number of U.S. citizens expected to arrive at Lackland Air Force Base.
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.
'Texas Has Carried More Than Its Share': Gov. Greg Abbott To Reject New Refugees, First Under TrumpTexas Gov. Greg Abbott says the state will reject the re-settlement of new refugees, becoming the first state known to do so under a recent Trump administration order.
Gov. Abbott Predicts Republicans Will Boost 9 Seat Majority In Texas House In 2020In Dallas Thursday, Texas Governor Greg Abbott predicted Republicans will boost their nine seat majority in the Texas House in 2020.
Texas Judge Sarah Eckhardt Apologizes For Comment About Tree Falling On Gov. AbbottA county administrator in Texas is apologizing for saying Gov. Greg Abbott "hates trees because one fell on him."
After Mass Shootings In Texas, Governor Abbott Unveils Texas Safety Action Report & Suggestions For State LawmakersGovernor Greg Abbott unveiled his Texas Safety Action Report Thursday, which included nearly a dozen suggestions for state lawmakers to act on to help prevent other deadly mass shootings like those in El Paso and Odessa.
Governor Greg Abbott Issues 8 Executive Orders In Response To Deadly Mass ShootingsFollowing the tragedies in El Paso and Odessa, Governor Greg Abbott today issued eight executive orders to help prevent further mass shootings.
'The Status Quo In Texas Is Unacceptable': Governor Abbott On Mass Shooting In Midland, OdessaAfter yet another mass shooting took place in Texas Saturday afternoon, Governor Greg Abbott said the status quo in his state is "unacceptable."
Governor Abbott Holds First Meeting Of Domestic Terrorism Task ForceAt the Texas Capitol Friday, Governor Greg Abbott held the first meeting of his newly formed Domestic Terrorism Task Force.