Gov. Abbott calls on TEA to create Chief of School Safety and Security

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.

Texas will charter buses of migrants to DC, Gov. Abbott says

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 touts successful border security operation during re-election campaign

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.

Dallas hospitals halt gender affirming care for new patients

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.

Texas Gov. Abbott says he will adopt 'Parental Bill of Rights' for education

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.