Key early education legislation backed by Republican Gov. Greg Abbott got off to a rocky start as conservative lawmakers tried to derail it on the floor of the Texas House Wednesday. Watch our livestream of the House floor debate on pre-K legislation here.
A frustrated regulator's letter suggesting the state drop enforcement of its ethics laws might spark some legislative action. That would be a gift for Gov. Greg Abbott, who wants ethics to be a signature issue this session.
Gov. Greg Abbott, delivering his first major policy address to the Texas Legislature Tuesday, laid out an ambitious agenda for the next two years.
Greg Abbott hasn’t talked much about ethics reform since he got elected Texas governor, but the newly minted chief executive is expected to make a renewed push for it Tuesday during his State of the State address.
Texas Governor Greg Abbott declared February 2nd as "Chris Kyle Day."
Governor Greg Abbott announced a proposal to eliminate the Emerging Technology Fund (ETF) and use the ETF's unexpended balances to establish the Governors University Research Initiative.
Greg Abbott will become the 48th Governor of the Lone Star State, and the second Texas Governor from Wichita Falls.
On Tuesday, Governor-elect Greg Abbott will take the oath of office, ending Rick Perry's record-setting tenure.
Governor-elect Greg Abbott says he has a detailed plan to increase border control.
Abbott says he wants to support people who go straight into a career from high school or a two year program.
Ann Arnold sits down with Governor-elect Greg Abbott to talk about his plans once he becomes Texas' next governor.
Folks from across the Lone Star State waited in line for hours to witness lawmakers taking the Oath of Office. For the first time in 40 years, there was a contested vote for Speaker of the Texas House.
Texas lawmakers will start the 84th Legislative Session with a surplus of 7-point-5 billion dollars, bringing the total they can legally spend over the next two years to around 113 billion dollars.
In every state across the country, voters made their voices heard in some tight races in congressional, state and local races.
Republican Greg Abbott has been elected Texas governor in a decisive victory over Democrat Wendy Davis.
As voters head to the polls, the candidates in the Texas governor's race are keeping a close eye on those exit polls and the forecast.
Midterm elections madness is in full swing and it's all building up in Texas. However, early voting numbers aren't looking good for Democratic Wendy Davis.
After a new Texas governor is named the political landscape of the state will be vastly changed.
On Saturday, Republican candidate for governor, Greg Abbott, visited his home town of Wichita Falls and visited with residents.
Despite this ad stirring up some controversy, not only in Texas but across the country.