Immigration Doubts Follow Texas Democratic Governor HopefulsTexas Democrats battling for the right to face formidable Republican Gov. Greg Abbott worked Friday in their lone debate before a primary runoff to prove they support softer immigration policies.
Gov. Abbott OKs Harris County Flood Control Bond Election After Harvey FloodingGov. Greg Abbott has granted Harris County's request to hold an August special election in which residents could be asked to approve as much as $2.5 billion to finance critical flood-control projects.
Governor Abbott Honors First Responders In DallasGovernor Greg Abbott attended the annual Operation Blue Shield Race for the CommUNITY 5K and 10K Family Fun Run in Dallas on Saturday.
Texas So Far Not Raiding $10B 'Rainy Day' Fund After HarveyRepublican Gov. Greg Abbott has said the costs of Harvey could exceed more than $150 billion.
Governor Launches Commission To Rebuild TexasThe Governor's Commission to Rebuild Texas will oversee the rebuilding of Texas schools, roads, bridges and government buildings hit hard by Hurricane Harvey.
Veteran Texas Democrat To Head Harvey Rebuilding EffortJohn Sharp is chancellor of Texas A&M University and doesn't plan to leave that job while heading the new Governor's Commission to Rebuild Texas.
Gov. Abbott Adds 7 Texas Counties To Presidential Disaster DeclarationThis request will bring the total number of counties receiving assistance in the wake of Hurricane Harvey to 43.
Governor Suspends Vehicle Registration, Inspection Rules For Harvey VictimsThis suspension will alleviate regulatory burdens for Texans currently dealing with the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey.
Federal Judge Blocks Texas' 'Sanctuary Cities' LawA federal judge has temporarily blocked most of Texas' tough new "sanctuary cities" law allowing police to inquire about people's immigration status during routine interactions such as traffic stops.
Gov. Abbott Deploys Entire Texas National Guard To Flood, Storm Ravaged AreasGov. Abbott: "There are many heroes in Houston who saved the lives of their fellow Texans. Texans helping Texans is what we do. I'm proud to be a Texan."