Texas Gov. Greg Abbott Spent $5.3 Million On Reelection Inauguration, Including $1.7M For George StraightTexas Governor Greg Abbott’s 2019 reelection inaugural was a 2-day event that included balls, candlelight dinners, barbecues and other VIP events -- costing some $5.3 million for the celebrations.
Tropical Storm Hanna Forecast To Strengthen; Gonzalo LoomsTropical Storm Hanna was expected to strengthen Friday as it moves toward the Texas coastline, threatening to bring heavy rain, rough waters and strong winds.
Governor Abbott, DSHS Sending Antiviral Drug Remdesivir To Dallas, Fort Worth Metro AreaAfter saying this week that COVID-19 is spreading at "unacceptable rate" and must be stopped, Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced that he along with the Texas Department of State Health Services "is distributing 120 additional cases of the antiviral drug Remdesivir to 37 hospitals across the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex."
Governor Abbott Takes Dig At Dallas County Judge During Coronavirus Update: 'Putting People In Jail Is Wrong'Governor Abbott took a dig at Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins during an afternoon press conference, saying he believes the judge wants to throw people in jail for not wearing face masks.
Gov. Abbott Sends Resources, DPS Officers To Dallas And Other Texas Cities Due To ProtestsAs tensions rose during protests in Texas Friday over police brutality, Gov. Greg Abbott has sent major cities, like Dallas, state resources and help from Texas DPS officers.
Gov. Abbott Announces Water Parks, Driver's Ed, Food-Court Dining, Rec Sports AllowedThe governor issued a proclamation saying water parks, recreational sport programs for adults, driver education programs, and food-court dining areas within shopping malls can open.
Some North Texas Bars Rush To Get Back In Business, Others Plan To WaitOn Thursday, staff at Lee Harvey's in Dallas prepared to start serving drinks at midnight, the moment the governor’s latest amended order takes effect.
New Coronavirus Deaths Drop In Texas A Day After Single-Day Record Of 50 FatalitiesNew coronavirus deaths in Texas dropped Friday, according to the Associate Press.
Gov. Abbott Defends Plan To Reopen Businesses Amid Criticism From Democrats, Some ConservativesGovernor Greg Abbott defended his decision to gradually reopen businesses starting Friday amid criticism by Democrats and some Conservatives.
Texas Coronavirus Deaths Hit Single-Day High On Eve Of Reopening; Deaths Lagging IndicatorThe Texas coronavirus death toll hit a single-day high of 50 Thursday, one day before the state plans to reopen.
NASCAR And Texas Gov. Greg Abbott Work Together To Return Sport To Texas Motor SpeedwayTexas Governor Greg Abbott and NASCAR are working to return to the track at Texas Motor Speedway soon.