Gov. Greg Abbott declared a state of emergency Thursday morning due to flooding in more than a dozen Houston-area counties.
Texas State University says it misreported campus crimes in recent years and is getting help from federal officials to ensure it submits accurate information. – via @TexasTribune
Presidential candidate Julián Castro is calling for “immediate and significant” reduction in greenhouse gas emissions as part of his new climate plan. – via @TexasTribune
Former San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro said Tuesday he has met the polling threshold to qualify for the Democratic presidential debate in September. – via @TexasTribune
Gov. Greg Abbott named Ruth Ruggero Hughs, who chairs the Texas Workforce Commission, as secretary of state, replacing David Whitley.
State Rep. Dustin Burrows has resigned as GOP caucus chair amid allegations that he and House Speaker Dennis Bonnen planned to politically target members. – via @TexasTribune
Julián Castro’s campaign will run an ad Wednesday on Fox News in Bedminster, N.J., connecting the president’s rhetoric to the recent attack in El Paso.
A federal lawsuit filed in San Antonio on Wednesday claims the State of Texas arbitrarily rejects mail-in ballots in violation of the U.S. Constitution. – via @TexasTribune
Throughout the weekend, the only way people in El Paso seemed to make sense of the tragedy was to underscore that the hate was not homegrown. – via @TexasTribune
The two Texan presidential candidates won’t be on the stage together, but both have things to prove in the second round of debates Tuesday and Wednesday. -via @Texas Tribune