Governor Greg Abbott

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Barbara Schwarz
May 17, 2019 - 5:31 pm
AUSTIN (1080 KRLD) - A bill headed to Governor Abbott's desk would make it a crime for fertility doctors to secretly inseminate patients. Eve Wiley of Dallas always knew she was conceived via artificial insemination and in time she became close to the man she believed was her biological father...
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Officer David Sherrard
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Steven Pickering
May 06, 2019 - 6:59 pm
RICHARDSON (1080 KRLD) - Texas Governor Greg Abbott has signed a bill to name a portion of 75 Central Expressway after Richardson Police Officer David Sherrard, who was killed in the line of duty last year. House Bill 540 designates a portion of the road as the "Officer David Sherrard Memorial...
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April 30, 2019 - 6:24 am
Texas' tough stance on marijuana as pot in the U.S. becomes increasingly legal has grounded a bipartisan push in the state to decriminalize minor offenses — a change the Texas GOP platform has come around to endorsing, but not Republican Gov. Greg Abbott.
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Court, Judge
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L.P. Phillips
March 27, 2019 - 3:21 pm
DALLAS (1080 KRLD) - A federal judge has refused to throw out a lawsuit filed against Collin County by former judge Suzanne Wooten. Federal Judge Amos Mazzant has ruled that the Collin County District Attorney's office was "acting as investigators searching for probable cause, as opposed to...
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Chris Fox
March 18, 2019 - 8:53 pm
AUSTIN (1080 KRLD) - Governor Greg Abbott on Monday sent a letter to all Texas public University Boards of Regents following the U.S. Department of Justice's investigation into the college admissions bribery scheme that snared the University of Texas tennis coach. In his letter, the Governor...
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 Texas Governor Greg Abbott
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March 06, 2019 - 6:13 am
Governor Abbott addressed the need for a mental health plan in Texas schools as one of his emergency items and on Tuesday State Senator Jane Nelson’s bill creating the Texas Mental Health Consortium passed out of the Senate unanimously.
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Kelli Wiese
February 25, 2019 - 4:30 pm
AUSTIN (1080 KRLD) - President Trump has granted Governor Greg Abbott's request for a Presidential Disaster Declaration for 33 Texas counties. The counties now have access to FEMA's Public Assistance and Hazard Mitigation grant programs. It's for communities still recovering from severe weather and...
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