Governor Abbott

Abbott Unveils Plan for Property Tax Reform

Abbott Unveils Plan for Property Tax Reform

After leadership in the Texas House killed his property tax reform measures during the special session last summer, Gov. Greg Abbott clarified his expectations for when the legislature reconvenes next year. Speaking at a press conference in Houston this morning,...
Abbott Rakes in Record Amount of Cash

Abbott Rakes in Record Amount of Cash

On Thursday, Gov. Greg Abbott announced his campaign had a record-setting $43.3 million in cash on hand, more than any other statewide candidate in Texas has ever reported in history. According to a press release from Abbott’s campaign, over 53% of contributions made...
Abbott Slams Sarah Davis at Dokupil Fundraiser

Abbott Slams Sarah Davis at Dokupil Fundraiser

Gov. Greg Abbott stunned the Austin establishment in November when he bucked the status quo and endorsed Susanna Dokupil in her campaign against liberal Republican State Rep. Sarah Davis of West University Place in the March primary election. Thursday evening, Abbott...
Criminally Unethical

Criminally Unethical

For more than a decade, an appointed member of the Texas Ethics Commission issued fines and promulgated rules designed to silence citizens while lavishing legislative offices with gifts on behalf of his “day job.” That’s illegal, on multiple fronts, and for it Tom...
Embattled TEC Vice Chairman Resigns

Embattled TEC Vice Chairman Resigns

After initially defying calls for his resignation, one long-time commissioner on the Texas Ethics Commission resigned late Friday. The resignation comes as evidence mounts that he may have been violating state lobby laws while serving on the commission. Tom Harrison,...