Texas Republican Gov. Greg Abbott announced on Friday that he will send another 1,000 National Guard troops to the U.S.-Mexico border while accusing Congress of failing to take action on the growing humanitarian crisis.
By Jim Vertuno, Associated Press
Lawmakers in gun-loving Texas have quietly gone around the National Rifle Association by slipping language into a massive spending bill that would fund a $1 million public safety campaign on gun storage.
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is scheduled to speak at 11:30 a.m. ET. Watch the governor's remarks here.
By Associated Press
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has suspended state law and called a special election in June to fill the seat vacated by Republican U.S. Rep. Blake Farenthold, who recently resigned following sexual harassment allegations.
By Paul J. Weber, Associated Press
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Saturday called for doubling the state's unarmed guard forces, which were stretched thin by Hurricane Harvey and its aftermath.
By Joshua Barajas
A 19-year-old Texas Tech University student shot and killed a campus police officer after he was taken into custody following a "student welfare check" during which campus officials found evidence of drugs and drug paraphernalia.
“We are striving for a new normal here,” Brock Long said at a news conference with Texas Gov. Greg Abbott.
By Larisa Epatko
Updated: As the remnants of Harvey headed north and floodwaters in Houston began to recede, attention turned toward assessing the damages and the lengthy rebuilding process for one of the costliest disasters in U.S. history.
By Hope Yen, Associated Press
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott loaded heavy praise Sunday on President Donald Trump and the federal government for its response to Hurricane Harvey, describing an “A-plus” effort with the storm only just beginning to take its catastrophic toll.
By Dan Cooney
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is set to hold a news conference Friday afternoon on Hurricane Harvey. You can watch it here.
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