Texas Governor Greg Abbott was on the border as crews gear up for a large influx of migrants at the state's border with Mexico.
Recent polling shows Texas Republican voters greatly energized by topics like the border, abortion and the economy. What’s still unclear is how much of a role the Uvalde shooting might play in shifting the electorate heading into November.
Texas Governor Greg Abbott directed the Texas Education Agency to create a new position: Chief of School Safety and Security. The change comes as Uvalde’s superintendent refused to answer many questions at a news conference Thursday, including if its embattled police chief remains on the job.
According to the letter, the committees should be charged with examining and developing legislative recommendations on school safety, mental health, social media, police training, firearm safety, and more.
Governor Greg Abbott revealed how prepared Texas would have been to handle a surge of asylum seekers and illegal immigrants if a border policy was lifted on Monday as President Joe Biden wanted.
Abbott said that states need to be able to enforce their own immigration policies or the federal government should cover the cost of educating undocumented children in public schools.
The agreement will help ease commercial traffic at one of the international ports of entry where international trade has been snarled since Abbott ordered Texas state troopers to do additional inspections on cargo.
This is happening as DPS troopers continue to conduct enhanced inspections of commercial vehicles coming from Mexico, which continues to cause massive back-ups.
Governor Greg Abbott has been critical of President Joe Biden's border policies. Now, the governor says new security initiatives include a plan to bus or fly asylum seekers to Washington, D.C. But the fine print in the directive means the migrants would not be forced to go.
Gov. Abbott calls the deployment of the Texas Army National Guard troops to the border a success. Several times during the Thursday news conference, he took jabs at President Biden for not doing anything to help secure the border. Abbott, of course, is running for re-election. One political scientist says he is using events like this to talk about key Republican issues ahead of November.
Days after a Houston hospital announced it's halting gender-affirming care for transgender kids, FOX 4 has learned that a similar program in Dallas had already stopped taking new patients. The program still treats current patients. But for months, it's been referring new patients to other providers.
Governor Greg Abbott wants the state to investigate parents of transgender kids, who may be getting "gender-affirming healthcare." Civil rights groups sued, and the state is fighting back.
Texas Governor Greg Abbott has called on Texas retailers to remove all Russian products from their shelves.
Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has ordered the state’s child welfare agency to investigate reports of gender-confirming care for kids as abuse, a directive that opponents say is a first by any governor over GOP efforts to restrict transgender rights.
Abbott, running for another term as governor, built up a bankroll of money before O’Rourke even entered the race last November and the likely Democratic nominee unlikely to catchup financially.
Thirteen candidates will be on the ballot in the March primary, with eight Republicans and five Democrats vying for their party's nomination.
Democratic candidate for governor, Beto O'Rourke, is making campaign stops in North Texas. He is hoping Texans are still angry about the power outages that happened last year.
During a campaign event Thursday Founder’s Academy in Lewisville, Governor Greg Abbott promised to adopt a so-called "Parental Bill of Rights." He claims it will make parents more involved in what their kids learn in school. But educators said it does nothing to help parents and plenty to hurt schools.
The figures confirm what has long been considered the case: O'Rourke is a strong fundraiser, but he is up against a juggernaut in Abbott, at least when it comes to the money the governor has saved up.
Governor Greg Abbott announced his campaign for reelection on Saturday in Hidalgo County.