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.
Texas Governor Greg Abbott declared a State of Disaster for all Texas counties Sunday in response to the George Floyd protests across the state.
Governor Greg Abbott says the team sent to Amarillo to battle a surge in cases has successfully slowed the spread of COVID-19 in that region.
Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins unveiled a voluntary program to dub businesses "safe" if they follow county health guidance on whether they reopen.
Another group of protestors gather in front of the capital to demand that Abbott reopen Texas businesses.