Posted on · There's new leadership in Texas. Republican Greg Abbott has been sworn in as the state's first new governor in more than 14 years. Dan Patrick was inaugurated as lieutenant governor. In their first speeches on Texas Capitol steps, both came out swinging at Washington.
Posted on · Texas Governor-elect Greg Abbott will deliver the following remarks after being sworn in as the 48th governor of Texas outside the State Capitol on Tuesday, January 20, 2015.
Posted on · The 2015 session of the state Legislature starts next month. Governor-elect Greg Abbott has announced what he would like to see lawmakers address. The wish list is short on details.
Posted on · Texas politicians today unveiled their plans to counter President Obama's executive action on immigration.
Posted on · Republicans across Texas celebrated another sweep of statewide offices Tuesday night. Greg Abbott was elected Governor, and Dan Patrick Lieutenant Governor. Sid Miller was elected Agriculture Commissioner, George P. Bush won his bid for General Land Office Commissioner, Glenn Hegar becomes the new Comptroller, and Ryan Sitton was elected Railroad Commissioner. U.S. Senator John Cornyn […]
Posted on · Sparks flew between Republican Greg Abbott and Democrat Wendy Davis during last night's gubernatorial debate in KERA's Dallas studios.
Posted on · Once a month, this fall, up until the November election, we’re discussing the latest developments in some of the major statewide political campaigns. Debates will take place this week in the races for Governor and Lieutenant Governor. We discuss what’s at stake for the major party candidates with political scientists Paul Brace from Rice University, […]
Posted on · Republican candidate for governor, Greg Abbott, in Houston to announce health proposals.
Posted on · Texas AG Greg Abbott wants to convince court to enforce statewide ban.
Posted on · While weâre a month away from a local election, including a mayoral race, many political eyes are transfixed on Election Day 2014. Thatâs when a gubernatorial election will be held to replace incumbent Rick Perry, who previously announced he will not seek another term in office. The plot thickened Thursday, when State Senator Wendy Davis […]
Posted on · Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott brings his 10 city tour of the Lone Star State to Houston. He tells supporters at a popular restaurant why he wants to succeed Rick Perry as governor.
Posted on · There's a lot of talk in the political world that Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott is positioning himself to run for governor in 2014. But is it all just talk?