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Monday, Aug 27, 2018

Texas Gov. Abbott, Challenger Lupe Valdez Closer to Debate

Texas Gov. Abbott, Challenger Lupe Valdez Closer to Debate

Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott and Democratic challenger Lupe Valdez appear closer to having at least one debate before the November election.

Sunday, Aug 26, 2018

Gov. Abbott Says Harvey Didn't Wreck City's Spirit

Gov. Abbott Says Harvey Didn't Wreck City's Spirit

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott says Hurricane Harvey did not destroy the spirit of the residents living in the Gulf Coast city where the storm made landfall last year.

Tuesday, Aug 21, 2018

Gov. Abbott Wants to Put Teachers on Path to 6-Figure Salary

Gov. Abbott Wants to Put Teachers on Path to 6-Figure Salary

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) was in Dallas Tuesday for a roundtable session with teachers, administrators and lawmakers to talk about education funding and teacher salaries.

Tuesday, Jul 31, 2018

Prison Portraits From Retiring AP Reporter Mike Graczyk

Prison Portraits From Retiring AP Reporter Mike Graczyk

Before every Texas execution, Mike Graczyk has asked to talk to the convict scheduled to die. If the person said yes, he visited death row to interview and took a photo of them.

Thursday, Jul 19, 2018

Lupe Valdez's Changes Campaign Managers, Lags in Polls, Cash

Lupe Valdez's Changes Campaign Managers, Lags in Polls, Cash

Former Dallas County Sheriff and current gubernatorial candidate Lupe Valdez (D) has a new campaign manager.

Tuesday, Jul 17, 2018

Federal Judge Won't Stop Texas Execution

Federal Judge Won't Stop Texas Execution

A federal judge has turned down an appeal from a 34-year-old Texas prisoner set for execution for the 2004 fatal shooting of a San Antonio convenience store owner.

Tuesday, Jul 17, 2018

Abbott Maintains Huge Cash Edge in Re-Election Bid

Abbott Maintains Huge Cash Edge in Re-Election Bid

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott's re-election campaign has an enormous financial advantage over Democratic challenger Lupe Valdez with less than four months until Election Day.

Saturday, Jul 14, 2018

Valdez Campaign Makes Three North Texas Stops

Valdez Campaign Makes Three North Texas Stops

The Democratic nominee for Texas governor, Lupe Valdez, made three campaign stops in North Texas Saturday.

Wednesday, Jul 11, 2018

Abbott Agrees to Debate Valdez Once - During Friday Football

Abbott Agrees to Debate Valdez Once - During Friday Football

Republican Gov. Greg Abbott, cribbing a page from former Gov. Rick Perry's re-election playbook, announced late Wednesday that he'll submit to one debate this fall against Democrat Lupe Valdez -- during...

Saturday, Jul 7, 2018

Local Leaders Concerned With Matching Federal Harvey Funding

Local Leaders Concerned With Matching Federal Harvey Funding

Leaders of areas hit hard by Hurricane Harvey are questioning how they will pay the local share of flood control projects only partly funded by the federal government.

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