Texans on the alert for missing veterans

Along with Amber and Silver alerts, Texans will see a new addition to the alert system this fall. On September 1, 2019,...

Texas looks at measures to prevent suicide

Every day, more than six Texans commit suicide and another 30 are hospitalized for attempted suicide. Over the last few years, suicide...

Texas Capitol Tree Ornaments Show the Spirit of the State

Few things can bring people together like the holidays, and nothing shows that better than the breathtaking 23-foot, Texas-grown Christmas tree in...

Abbott Offers Clemency for Some Human Trafficking Survivors, but Not for All of Them

Photo by Dominic Robinson Gov. Greg Abbott has established a customized clemency application for minors who have...

Abbott, Patrick and Texas’ Lack of a Unified Approach to COVID-19

COVID-19 is once again shining a bright spotlight on the politics of Texas. Never was this more apparent than last Monday when...

Will Abbott Stay Popular Through the Pandemic?

The COVID-19 pandemic has put many leaders around the world to the test. To judge by polls, Gov. Greg Abbott has generally...

Is El Paso Ready to Reopen? Gov. Abbott Says Yes.

El Paso city and county leaders still aren’t ready to reopen restaurants, bars, hair salons and nonessential businesses, but Gov. Greg Abbott...

Gov. Abbott Expands Hospital Capacity for COVID-19 Patients in Rio Grande Valley

Gov. Greg Abbott on Tuesday suspended elective surgeries at hospitals in Cameron, Hidalgo, Nueces and Webb counties to help ensure hospital bed...

Abbott Goes to San Antonio, Talks PPE, Schools Reopening

With schools reopening and flu season just around the corner, Gov. Greg Abbott traveled to a San Antonio warehouse Tuesday to provide...
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State Property Tax Break Nets Developers Millions, but Little Benefit for the Public

A report just released by the University of Texas School of Law finds that a bill approved during the 2015 legislative session...

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