The tariffs are expected to raise the price of production for agriculture while making Texan crop exports less competitive in China.
Though he praised the nation’s economic growth under Trump’s leadership, Abbott urged the president to reconsider tariffs on steel and aluminum imports.
Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick requested Friday that State Attorney General Ken Paxton issue an opinion clarifying whether congregants can bring guns to church.
Straus assigned nearly every House committee at least one issue related to Hurricane Harvey to research in addition to topics normally under their oversight.
After a gunman opened fired on a crowd of concert attendees in Las Vegas, Texas officials condemned the violence while offering condolences and prayers.