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Gov. Greg Abbott
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Kelli Wiese
April 17, 2019 - 4:35 pm
AUSTIN (1080 KRLD) - Governor Greg Abbott issued a disaster declaration today for nine Texas counties. It's after the severe weather over the weekend. The counties include: Houston, Cherokee, Freestone, Leon, Madison, Nacogdoches, San Augustine, Shelby and Robertson. Governor Abbott says he wants...
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 Texas Governor Greg Abbott
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April 11, 2019 - 9:37 am
Gov. Greg Abbott on Wednesday called for Texas' first sales tax increase in nearly 30 years as Republican leaders who promised to boost money for classrooms and cut property taxes struggle to achieve both with just weeks left to deliver.
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Children Of Confederacy Creed
Jay Janner/AP
January 11, 2019 - 3:46 pm
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott agreed Friday to remove a plaque in the state Capitol that rejects slavery as the underlying cause of the Civil War, bending after years of resistance by state Republican leaders in the face of Confederate monuments falling nationwide.
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Houston Flood Control Vote
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December 13, 2018 - 4:39 pm
Powerful natural disasters in Texas on the scale of Hurricane Harvey’s deadly destruction last year will become more frequent because of a changing climate, warned a new report Thursday ordered by Republican Gov. Greg Abbott in a state where skepticism about climate change runs deep.
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