Three months after Abbott announced the 15% rule, a Texas Tribune analysis of state data shows that in regions with the worst outbreaks the restrictions have done little to ease an overburdened health care system.
Gov. Abbott said he received the shot at an Austin hospital to help reassure the public that COVID-19 inoculations are safe.
Gov. Greg Abbott believes Texas teachers should be given priority when it comes to getting vaccinated.
Abbott said decisions about when and where Texas National Guard troops would be sent would be made on an as-needed basis ahead of Election Day.
An appeals court granted a request for an emergency stay of a federal judge's injunction that blocked Gov. Greg Abbott's order limiting Texas counties to just one ballot drop-off location during early voting for the November elections.
Civil rights and voter advocacy groups have filed a federal lawsuit seeking to block an order by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott that dramatically reduced the number of drop-off locations for mail ballots.
Gov. Greg Abbott announced plans to punish rioters who cause injury, destroy property or target police officers. The proposals must first make their way through the Texas Legislature.
Governor Greg Abbott wants Texans and candidates running for office to sign a pledge that they back police and won't push to defund police departments.
Abbott wrote on Twitter that the proposal for the state to take over APD is one strategy he is looking at after Austin City Council voted to defund APD.
Texas Governor Greg Abbott has called for the firing of a Wylie ISD teacher who assigned a lesson to students that featured a cartoon that appeared to compare police with the KKK and slave owners.
The marathon trek from Fort Worth to Austin cost attorney Leon Reed 10 days and minor injuries to his feet.
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Saturday extended a statewide disaster declaration he first issued in March to allow the state to better respond to the coronavirus pandemic.
Texas Governor Greg Abbott will not be attending the Republican National Convention.
The state of Texas has surpassed 10,000 current hospitalizations for the first time while reporting more than 9,000 new cases for the third time this week.
Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins is urging Gov. Greg Abbott to do more to slow the spread of the coronavirus.
Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins blasted Governor Greg Abbott in the latest chapter of their ongoing criticism of one another.
The proclamation follows data showing an increase in COVID-19 transmission in Texas and precedes Independence Day celebrations next week.
Two staffers for a hard-right political action group in Texas have been suspended after leaked audio caught them making fun of Governor Greg Abbott and his use of a wheelchair.
“George Floyd is going to change the arc of the future of the United States. George Floyd has not died in vain. His life will be a living legacy about the way that America and Texas responds to this tragedy,” Abbott said.
At the White House Monday evening, President Donald Trump threatened to deploy military resources if states cannot get protests under control. He called on governors to deploy the National Guard.