Agriculture Commissioner Staples To ResignState Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples said in a statement released on Thursday that he is leaving office to become president of the Texas Oil and Gas Association.
State Agriculture Leaders To Tour BorderAgricultural leaders from eight states far from the Mexican border are to join the Texas agriculture commissioner on a border security tour of the Rio Grande Valley.
Surprises Likely In Texas Primary RacesA member of the Bush dynasty, a history-making feat, heavyweights trying to survive, and winter weather. Primary elections in Texas on Tuesday figure to be anything but ordinary.
Dewhurst Under Attack In Lt. Governor's RaceAfter 11 years in one of the most powerful offices in Texas, Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst faces the election of his career as he runs against three Republican challengers.
Preview Of Hotly Contested Republican Primary For Texas Lt. GovernorIt's one of the most heated races in Texas: The Republican primary for Lt. Governor.
GOP Lt. Governor Candidates To Hold DebateThe four GOP candidates vying to be Texas lieutenant governor -- a post considered to be the most powerful in the state -- are getting their first televised chance to win voters.
Dewhurst Talks Teacher Pay In GOP DebateAs a judge begins considering whether Texas is adequately funding public schools, Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst said that the state's teachers are bringing home a decent paycheck.
Another Debate In GOP Lt. Governor's RaceAn influential Houston tea party group is a hosting a debate between four Republican lieutenant governor candidates locked in the state's most competitive primary.
Lt. Gov. Dewhurst, 3 Hopefuls Set To Debate In AustinDavid Dewhurst and three fellow Republicans vying to replace him as lieutenant governor are squaring off in another debate in Austin.
4 GOP Hopefuls Square Off In Texas Lt. Gov DebateAgriculture Commissioner Todd Staples, Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson and tea party-backed state Sen. Dan Patrick of Houston are all challenging Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst, who is seeking re-election.
4 GOP Lt. Gov. Hopefuls To Debate In HoustonAgriculture Commissioner Todd Staples, Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson and state Sen. Dan Patrick are all challenging Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst, who is seeking re-election.
Dewhurst Affirms Re-Election CampaignLt. Gov. David Dewhurst announced that he's still running for re-election in 2014. Dewhurst has been saying for months that he planned to seek a fourth full term.
Perry's Decision Will Transform Texas Politics
Pro-Life, Pro-Choice Rallies Kick Off 2nd Special SessionThousands of pro-choice activists converged on the South steps and lawn of the State Capitol Monday. Inside the Capitol, a smaller crowd of right to life activists, but no less intense.
More $ For Locally Grown Foods In School Lunch ProgramsTexas has received permission from the federal government to spend more money to put locally grown foods in school lunch programs. Texas will be able to spend $12 million of USDA Foods entitlement money to buy locally grown fresh produce.