Texas Enterprise Fund attracts more than $853 million in new investments, 16,500+ new jobs across Texas Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — “Texas is a leader in the establishment of…

Hispanic & Latino interest is low, and individual races outlook may be even worse for Democrats. Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. — As Democrat officials, party operatives and their 3rd-party organizations…

Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – Governor Greg Abbott today announced that OKIN BPS, a.s. is opening its new U.S. headquarters in San Antonio, Texas. The new headquarters in San…

After historic Texas flooding, officials will likely open more floodgates on Central Texas dam

Record rainfall in Llano and Burnet counties in the Texas Hill Country caused major flooding in Marble Falls on Oct. 16, 2016. Bob Daemmrich for The Texas Tribune Across Central…

“This grant will allow Texas to get even more dangerous criminals off the streets. . .” Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – Governor Greg Abbott today announced $5.8 million in…

Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) released the following statement Tuesday after speaking with local officials regarding flooding in Central Texas: “I have been…

Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – Governor Greg Abbott has ordered the Texas State Operations Center (SOC) to elevate its readiness level as severe weather and flooding continue to impact…

As oil and gas exports surge, West Texas becomes the world’s “extraction colony”

Vehicles pass oil pumpjacks at sunrise in the Permian Basin region of West Texas. Jerod Foster for The Texas Tribune MIDLAND — Drilling booms have come and gone in this…

Proclamation TO ALL TO WHOM THESE PRESENTS SHALL COME:  WHEREAS, I, GREG ABBOTT, Governor of the State of Texas, issued a disaster proclamation on August 23, 2017, certifying that Hurricane…

Also launches new one-stop elections resource website Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – Texans for Lawsuit Reform PAC (TLRPAC) today announced it is endorsing the following candidates in statewide races…

As Hurricane Florence bears down on East Coast, Texas faces flooding from Gulf Coast disturbance

A wide swath of Texas could experience flooding from a Gulf Coast disturbance this weekend. National Weather Service Hurricane Florence is smashing the East Coast with near 100-mph sustained winds…

Texas Keeps Landing New Businesses & Expanding Facilities By Steve Stackhouse-Kaelble Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — Economic development incentives are, of course, central to a lot of big deals —…

Hurricane Harvey becomes focal point in Houston-area races for Congress

Jeremy Boutor removes personal items on an air mattress from his home in a neighborhood along Eldridge Parkway, flooded by waters released from Addicks Reservoir on Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017,…

“We’re just trying to make sure nobody in our class feels left out, or sad, or ever thinks about Harvey.” Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — Camper trailers and storage…

Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas –  Governor Greg Abbott has named Ruth Ruggero Hughs Chair of the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC), the agency announced today. Hughs has served as TWC Commissioner Representing…

“Their business-friendly climate, state incentives, and geographical location were important factors…” Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. — Ever since then-Governor Rick Perry began aggressively recruiting businesses to Texas with his newly…

EPA: San Antonio ozone levels too high under new standard

Ozone, a key component of smog, forms when emissions from cars, coal plants and the like mix with other airborne compounds in the presence of sunlight. Responding to a court…

Trump administration announces nearly $5 billion for Texas flood control projects

The Theater District in downtown Houston on Sunday, Aug 27, 2017, is flooded by water from Buffalo Bayou.  Michael Stravato for The Texas Tribune Almost a year after Hurricane Harvey…

Texas Supreme Court strikes down Laredo's plastic bag ban, likely ending others

The Texas Supreme Court handed a loss to local government on Friday, ruling that a Laredo ban on plastic bags violates state law. The decision imperils other cities’ bans across the…

Harris County sets election over $2.5 billion bond to fund flood protection projects after Harvey

A $2.5 billion bond proposal that would fund flood protection projects in the Houston area will go to Harris County voters on Aug. 25, the one-year anniversary of when Hurricane…