In Effort To Boost School Security, Texas Governor Signs Bill Allowing More Armed TeachersThe bills were passed this year in response to the 2018 shooting at Santa Fe High School near Houston that killed eight students and two substitute teachers, and wounded 13 other people.
Trump Meets With Texas School Shooting Families Before Heading To DallasPresident Donald Trump began a trip to Texas today by meeting privately with families of some of the 10 people killed in a school shooting at Santa Fe High School earlier this month.
Moment Of Silence Honors Texas School Shooting VictimsThis morning a statewide moment of silence was held to recognize those killed and wounded in the shooting at Santa Fe High School.
Governor Wants Texas Rangers To Investigate Sexual HarassmentTexas Gov. Greg Abbott wants the state's top criminal investigators to begin handling sexual misconduct complaints against lawmakers, judges and other elected officials.
Texas PD Chief, Mexico Slam Texas' New 'Sanctuary City' BanThe Mexican government, San Antonio's police chief and others have slammed Texas' new "sanctuary cities" law, saying that requiring local law enforcement to help enforce immigration laws could lead to racial profiling.
Democrats Criticize Texas Governor's Reaction To Police ShootingTop Texas Democrats decried Gov. Greg Abbott's muted response to the fatal shooting of a black teenager by a white police officer outside a Balch Springs house party, which follows his far more spirited response to stabbings at the University of Texas and the shooting of a paramedic.
Texas Lawmakers Rush To Take Up 'Sanctuary Cities' BillThe Texas Senate has begun debating a proposed ban on "sanctuary cities," capitalizing on President Trump's call for a crackdown on illegal immigration to muscle the contested proposal toward passage in record time.
State Legislators Seek Funding Ban For 'Sanctuary Cities'Texas Republicans eager to reinforce President Donald Trump's call for a crackdown on illegal immigration pushed to deny state money for local jurisdictions that refuse to cooperate.
Texas Governor's 'Sanctuary' Crackdown Teases New AgendaTexas Governor Greg Abbott is laying out a new agenda that's expected to enthusiastically embrace President Donald Trump's crackdown on so-called "sanctuary cities."
Texas Governor's Returns Show No Owed Federal Taxes In 2015Texas Gov. Greg Abbott's latest tax returns show he doesn't owe any federal taxes for 2015 after deductions lowered most of nearly $120,000 in reported income.