Potential “Censure Resolution” will Define Texas’ GOP Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — Historically, state political conventions come and go with little consequence — other than a few embarrassing headlines…

Measures to improve school safety include increased school security and addressing mental health issues Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas –  (CARROLLTON) – Representative Ron Simmons (R-Carrollton) commended Governor Greg Abbott’s…

Governor Abbott Releases 44 Page School And Firearm Safety Plan

From Governor Abbott’s office: Governor Greg Abbott today joined state and local leaders to unveil his School and Firearm Safety Action Plan. The Governor’s plan contains 40 recommendations and includes…

Governor Greg Abbott Chief Executive Magazine today announced Texas as the “Best State For Business” for 2018. Chief Executive Magazine’s annual rankings are determined by surveying hundreds of leading CEOs…

Texas A&M Health Science Center Part of New Houston Research Campus

From Governor Abbott’s office: Governor Greg Abbott today joined prominent education and healthcare leaders from across the state to announce a new 30-acre research campus at Texas Medical Center in…

Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – Governor Greg Abbott addressed the Nacogdoches County Chamber of Commerce’s Lone Star Legislative Summit at Stephen F. Austin State University. During the event, the…

Governor Greg Abbott Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – “The additional $5 billion in Community Development Block Grant funds will inject desperately needed dollars to help restore our communities. As…

Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – Governor Greg Abbott today issued the following statement after the announcement from U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen that the federal government will…

Governor Abbott Appoints Four New Members to National Compact Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – Governor Greg Abbott today announced his appointment of Representative Ron Simmons (R-Carrollton) to the Education…

Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas –Governor Greg Abbott today announced that nominations for the 2018 Star of Texas Awards, which honor peace officers, firefighters, and emergency medical first responders who…

Blinn College in Compliance with Governor’s Safety Guidelines

Two weeks after the Parkland, Florida shooting, Texas Governor Greg Abbott sent a letter to colleges in the state ordering immediate action to ensure safety on campuses. John Chancellor, Blinn…

Texas Death Row Inmate Spared Execution By Governor Abbott

From the office of Governor Abbott: Governor Greg Abbott today issued a proclamation commuting the death sentence of Thomas Bartlett Whitaker following a unanimous decision by the Texas Board of…

Beware of mailers questioning your Elected Officials Record on 2nd Amendment Rights Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — Texas Primary Season is upon us, and in the increasingly dirty world…

Year in review offers a look at the triumphs, challenges of 2017 Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – Governor Greg Abbott today released his 2nd “Report to the People of…

“The U.S. Supreme Court let stand the Texas Supreme Court ruling that the right to a marriage license does not entitle same-sex couples to employee benefits.” Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN,…

A&M Health Science Center Expands Its Houston Area Footprint

From the Texas A&M Health Science Center: Roderic I. Pettigrew, PhD, MD, a physician-scientist and internationally recognized leader in biomedical imaging and bioengineering, will join Texas A&M to lead Engineering…

Re-election Campaign Demonstrates Overwhelming Support of Grassroots Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – Dan Patrick, Texas Lieutenant Governor, announced three key re-election endorsements today: “I am proud to announce I…

“I want to ensure you have all the support and information you need to access this assistance.” Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — “Several of these programs can provide much…

President Trump Signs Disaster Declaration & Governor Abbott Suspends Collecting HOT Taxes After Holding Hurricane News Conference

From The Associated Press: President Donald Trump says he has signed a disaster declaration for Texas as Hurricane Harvey nears on the middle Texas coast. Trump announced his declaration in…

UPDATE: Interview With Bryan Lawyer Chosen To Lead The Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission

Photo of retired general Bentley Nettles from the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission. A friend made who suggested looking into the opening, started the path that led to Bryan lawyer Bentley…