Abbott focused on bread-and-butter policy in a forum that has often featured a lot of red meat.
Gov. Greg Abbott and 22 members of Congress from Texas sent a letter to President Trump stating their opposition to using Harvey aid for a border wall.
In 2017, Patrick pushed for the controversial measure that would have restricted the use of certain public facilities for transgender Texans, but it failed to become law.
Abbott discussed his agenda for the 86th legislative session during an interview Tuesday with The Texas Tribune.
The emergence of a new House speaker all but guarantees a different dynamic among the state’s top three political leaders.
The Texas Commission on Public School Finance finalized a report on Wednesday that includes more than 30 recommended improvements.
Abbott on Monday appointed David Whitley as Texas’ top election official.
His pitch is one of a long list of recommendations a state school finance panel will send to lawmakers later this month.
State Rep. Eric Johnson (D-Dallas) renewed his call to take down the plaque, noting that the preservation board had never approved his request to do so.
Abbott easily defeated Lupe Valdez, but Patrick, Paxton, and Miller faced rare single-digit contests before eventually besting Democratic challengers.