Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott
Tough new Texas abortion restrictions are on hold after a federal judge found Republican-led efforts to hold abortion clinics to hospital-level operating standards unconstitutional.
Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott says up to 1,000 National Guard troops will be deployed to the U.S.-Mexico border to stop the immigrants who are crossing the border illegally for criminal purposes.
Texas Democrats say the solution for dealing with the thousands of immigrant children pouring into the country is a softer, more measured policy response, while state Republicans emphasize clamping down on the U.S.-Mexico border first and tackling everything else later.
New supplier of Texas execution drugs will remain secret for now.
Two death row inmates have filed suit claiming they may be subjected to unconstitutionally cruel pain.
Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst has called for an investigation into the voter registration methods of Democratic group Battleground Texas.
A Mexican national moved a step closer to lethal injection Wednesday when a federal appeals court rejected a claim that he was mentally impaired and ineligible to be put to death for the fatal shooting of a Houston police officer 20 years ago.
A third of the abortion clinics in Texas can no longer perform the procedure starting Friday after a federal appeals court allowed most of the state’s new abortion restrictions to take effect.
Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott borrowed heavily from Republican budgeting wish lists Monday while unveiling his first economic policy plan in his run for governor.