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With The Clock Ticking, Prospects Are Looking Grimmer For Governor Abbott’s Agenda

Posted on · Gov. Greg Abbott tasked the Texas Legislature with passing 20 items in 30 days. State lawmakers have completed 22 of those days so far, at a cost of $736,000 and rising. The grounds of the Capitol have played host to hundreds of amendments, dozens of hours of debate and numerous rallies. And zero bills have made it to Abbott's desk.

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A Hot Air Balloon Hog Hunting Bill Could Be A Catastrophe, A Texas Lawmaker Warned: Now, It’s A Law

Posted on · Wild hogs and hot air balloons aren't a good mix, wrote one Republican lawmaker to Gov. Greg Abbott in May, trying to convince the governor to veto a bill that could potentially create a "future catastrophe." The request seemingly fell on deaf ears; Abbott signed the legislation last month.