Tag Archives: Greg Abbott

Abbott Says He’ll Debate Valdez This Fall, But She Wants To Avoid Friday Night Football

Republican Gov. Greg Abbott and his Democratic challenger, former Dallas County Sheriff Lupe Valdez, have agreed — to a point — to debate at least once this fall. And if the event comes off as proposed on Sept. 28, there … Continue reading

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Amid Family Separations, Texas Lawmaker Calls On Abbott To Stop Guard Deployment To Border

A Democratic state lawmaker is calling on Texas Gov. Greg Abbott to cancel the deployment of National Guard troops to the border and halt “certain border security practices” in light of the Trump administration’s policy of separating children from parents … Continue reading

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Here Are 22 Ideas Gov. Abbott Shared For Stopping School Shootings

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is hosting three roundtable discussions this week in response to the school shooting in Santa Fe, Texas. The first roundtable, held Tuesday, focused on “school and community safety.” The meeting was private, but afterward Abbott read … Continue reading

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Governor Abbott Signs Border Security Bill

On Tuesday, Governor Greg Abbott signed into law HB 11, the new border security bill recently passed by state lawmakers. The nearly $310 million bill paves the way for the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) to hire an additional 250 … Continue reading

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Abbott: Immigration Lawsuit Could Come in Two Weeks

A state lawsuit challenging President Obama’s executive order shielding as many as 5 million undocumented immigrants from deportation could come from Texas in the next two weeks, Gov.-elect Greg Abbott said during a Monday press conference. “Most everyone agrees that … Continue reading

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Incoming Texas Secretary of State Echoes GOP Leaders on Border Issues

For the first nomination of his incoming administration, Governor-elect Greg Abbott has tapped Cameron County Judge Carlos Cascos to be the next Texas Secretary of State. In Texas, the office oversees state elections, but also serves as the governor’s chief … Continue reading

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How Would Greg Abbott And Wendy Davis Secure The Border?

This is the second in a week-long series of coordinated reports from KERA, the Dallas Morning News, and KXAS-TV (NBC 5). Five Days in October looks at where the leading candidates for governor stand on certain issues.  Today, we look at border security and … Continue reading

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How Would Greg Abbott And Wendy Davis Use Student Test Scores?

This is the first in a week-long series of coordinated reports from KERA, the Dallas Morning News, and KXAS-TV (NBC 5). Five Days in October looks at where the leading candidates for governor stand on certain issues.  We begin with education, and answers to … Continue reading

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LIVE: The Texas Debates – Race for Governor

We’re live-broadcasting this evening’s gubernatorial debate between Democratic Senator Wendy Davis and Republican Attorney Greg Abbott. Join us at 93.5 FM (or 91.7 FM in Alpine), click here to listen in or watch the debate live below.   The Texas … Continue reading

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Final Gubernatorial Debate Looms in Dallas

KRTS will broadcast tonight’s gubernatorial debate at 8 PM. Click here to listen or join us at 93.5 FM, or 91.7 FM in Alpine. Democrat Wendy Davis has one more chance to share a debate stage with the Republican front-runner … Continue reading

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