Governor Greg Abbott Endorses Paul Workman for HD 47

Governor Greg Abbott Endorses Paul Workman for HD 47 Texas Governor Greg Abbott endorsed Representative Paul Workman for re-election to House District 47 stating… “As a successful small businessman, he understands what it takes to create greater economic...

CD21 Lamar Smith retiring from Congress

CD21 Lamar Smith retiring from Congress WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Lamar Smith, R-San Antonio, is retiring from Congress, two sources close to the congressman told The Texas Tribune on Thursday. “For several reasons, this seems like a good time to pass on...

Governor Abbott announces changes to senior staff

Governor Abbott announces changes to senior staff Governor Greg Abbott today announced changes to his senior staff as the transition to the interim and preparations for the 2019 legislative session begin to take...

John Sharp appointed to lead Hurricane Harvey recovery

John Sharp appointed to lead Hurricane Harvey recovery Faced with what is probably the biggest natural disaster in the state’s history, Gov. Greg Abbott turned Thursday to Texas A&M System Chancellor John Sharp, a savvy, no-nonsense politician with a track record...

Representative John Raney Announces Re-Election Bid (HD14)

Representative John Raney Announces Re-Election Bid Austin, TX – Today, State Representative John Raney (R- Bryan/College Station) officially announced he is running for re-election for State Representative, in House District 14 where he has served since...

Angela Paxton running for SD8

Angela Paxton Running for Texas Senate SD8 I’m running for the Texas Senate and I am asking for your support. I don’t make this decision lightly. I believe with all my heart this district needs a committed conservative voice informed by local experience, deep...

Alito puts Texas redistricting case on hold

Alito puts Texas redistricting case on hold In a one-sentence order issued this afternoon, Justice Samuel Alito blocked an order by a federal district court in Texas that had invalidated two congressional districts in that...

State Rep. Landgraf seeks re-­election with focus on tax relief

State Rep. Landgraf seeks re-­election with focus on tax relief FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -­ August 24, 2017 ODESSA, TEXAS -­-­-­ State Representative Brooks Landgraf (R-­Odessa) announced Thursday that he will seek re-­election to continue serving his fellow West Texans...