Tag Archives: Greg Abbott
In his first book, the governor hews to a familiar theme — fantasies of a constitutional makeover writ by him.
The Texas governor's book is part political tract, part memoir, and laden with copious metaphors about government and the injury that left Abbott paralyzed....Read More
If lawmakers don't get the abortion restrictions they want from the Lege, they boss the health department around instead.
If Texas lawmakers don't get the abortion restrictions they want during the Lege session, they just boss the state health department around instead....Read More
A lawyer and funeral industry consumer advocate reckons Gov. Abbott's new fetal tissue burial requirements may cost Texans hundreds of millions of dollars....Read More
A homeschool runaway's fight for identification, Ken Paxton's latest ethical missteps, and Greg Abbott's back-door abortion limits.
This week we've got the story of a homeschool runaway's fight for identification, and we'll talk about Ken Paxton's latest ethical missteps and Greg Abbott's ba...Read More
Texas country artist Coffey Anderson talks about his viral police video, plus the best Pokemon Go tips from Texas journalism's biggest Poke-fan.
News outlets are going wild for Pokemon Go, plus a Texas country music artist who's made the national spotlight thanks to a viral video about police....Read More
On the campaign trail, Greg Abbott pledged an extra $1,500 a year for each pre-K student. But schools will actually see just $367 per child.
On the campaign trail, Greg Abbott pledged an extra $1,500 a year for each pre-K student. But schools will actually see just $367 per child....Read More
Governor Greg Abbott said we wouldn't hear the 'word of God' at the Texas Democratic Convention. He was wrong.
Greg Abbott said we wouldn't hear the 'word of God' at the Texas Democratic Convention. He was wrong. (Or lying, but surely he wouldn't bear false witness!)...Read More
If Greg Abbott is so worried about kids' safety, they say, why doesn't he do more to keep Texas schoolchildren safe from reactive, and armed, cops?...Read More
A secession plank didn't make it into the document, but could make a reappearance on the floor Friday.
The GOP's running with Gov. Greg Abbott's call for a constitutional convention, and has doubled down on anti-LGBTQ planks in this year's proposed platform....Read More