Justice Department Backs Texas 'Sanctuary City' Law In CourtThe Trump administration is backing a Texas "sanctuary city" crackdown in court ahead of a federal judge deciding whether to put the new law on hold.
Abbott Stays Noncommittal On Pulling Guard From Texas BorderGov. Greg Abbott remains noncommittal on a timeline for pulling the National Guard off the Texas-Mexico border after hundreds of police officers applied for jobs to effectively replace those troops.
Governor Abbott Recognizes His H.S. Teacher During InaugurationAmid all the pomp and circumstance during his inauguration, Texas' new Governor Greg Abbott had a moment of clarity. "This moment was highly improbable," he said.
Abbott: Pay Teachers Bonuses For High Exam Scores Republican Greg Abbott says that as Texas governor he would seek bonuses for high school teachers whose students perform well on college readiness exams.