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Wednesday, Jun 20, 2018

Texas Awarded $13M in Fishery Disaster Funds After Harvey

Texas Awarded $13M in Fishery Disaster Funds After Harvey

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) announced Wednesday that Texas has been awarded over $13 million in grant funding for the rebuilding of commercial and recreational fishing industries affected by Hurricane Harvey.

Tuesday, Jun 12, 2018

Money to 'Harden' Schools Draws Backlash After Shootings

Money to 'Harden' Schools Draws Backlash After Shootings

An alliance of U.S. education groups is expressing shock that the Trump administration would let schools buy metal detectors and extra police through a program Congress has used to defend its response to school...

Monday, Jun 11, 2018

Texas Company to Open 350-Job Tech Center in New Orleans

Texas Company to Open 350-Job Tech Center in New Orleans

A Texas-based company plans to open a technology center in New Orleans that will employ 350 people.

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Greg Abbott Supports 2 Small Gun Rules After Shooting

Greg Abbott Supports 2 Small Gun Rules After Shooting

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said Wednesday he could support stronger regulations for gun storage and quicker reporting to law enforcement when a court has determined someone is mentally ill in order to keep them from...

Monday, May 21, 2018

School Shooting May Not Bring Change to Gun Culture in Texas

School Shooting May Not Bring Change to Gun Culture in Texas

Guns are so hard-wired into Texas culture that last week's deadly rampage at Santa Fe High School is considered unlikely to result in any significant restrictions on access to weapons in the Lone Star State.

Wednesday, Apr 4, 2018

Abbott Welcomes National Guard Along Texas-Mexico Border

Abbott Welcomes National Guard Along Texas-Mexico Border

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott says he supports President Donald Trump's plan to deploy the National Guard along the U.S.-Mexico border to fight illegal immigration.

Thursday, Mar 22, 2018

Sutherland Springs Survivors to Receive Recovery Grants

Sutherland Springs Survivors to Receive Recovery Grants

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) announced Thursday survivors of the mass shooting in Sutherland Springs would receive millions in grant funding to support their recovery.

Wednesday, Mar 7, 2018

Lupe Valdez, Andrew White Headed to May 22 Runoff

Lupe Valdez, Andrew White Headed to May 22 Runoff

Former Dallas County Sheriff Lupe Valdez and challenger Andrew White are apparently headed to a May 22 runoff for the party nomination for governor.

Monday, Jan 29, 2018

Job Creation, Hurricane Recovery Highlight Governor's Report

Job Creation, Hurricane Recovery Highlight Governor's Report

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) released his second "Report to the People of Texas" Monday, highlighting the state's legislative, economic, educational and public safety achievements over the last year.

Wednesday, Jan 10, 2018

Widow of Late Texas Governor Bill Clements Dies at 86

Widow of Late Texas Governor Bill Clements Dies at 86

Rita Crocker Clements, widow of late Texas Governor Bill Clements, died Saturday morning. She was 86 years old.

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