Greg Abbott’s vow to lift Texas universities into top 10
Texas' governor-elect might have been California dreaming a little by vowing to lift elite Texas universities in national rankings Broadly, Greg Abbott, set to be sworn in as governor Jan. 20, told reporters in early December, "We will begin the process of elevating Texas higher education higher and better than it's ever been before." Notably, Abbott said, flashing the fingers of his right hand, "five of…
In Context: Greg Abbott's vow to lift Texas universities into nation's top 10
Texas’ governor-elect may have been California dreaming a little by vowing to lift elite Texas universities in national rankings. Broadly, Greg Abbott, set to be sworn in as governor Jan. 20, told reporters in early December,
Gov. Greg Abbott: Why Texas Is The Top State For Business In America
Texas is CNBC's Top State for Business in America this year “The Texas economy remains in a broad-based expansion,” said Dallas Federal Reserve economists Christopher Slijk and Jason Saving in a recent report . “The state’s energy sector continues to boom, and areas of the state tied to oil and gas are growing at their strongest pace since 2014.” Texas has added more than 350,000 jobs in the past year, with the largest increase in the energy sector. Put another way, 1 in…
Why Texas Is The Top State For Business In America Gov Greg Abbott
Friday, August 17, 2018 The Texas economy is the fastest-growing in the nation. More Texans are working than ever before as the Lone Star State leads in private-sector job creation — over the month, over the year and over the past 10 years. And jobs in Texas are now on pace for the strongest growth in four years This is not accidental. Over the past four years in my first term as governor, we've spurred the Texas economy by cutting taxes and regulations,…
Abbott Signs Early Education Bill, a Top Priority
Gov. Greg Abbott on Thursday signed House Bill 4, which is aimed at improving early education in Texas.
When Abbott struggles to acknowledge man-made climate change, my mind often drifts back to his response to Jade Helm and the obvious political parallels. In a position to do more, he did less.
Why Texas is the top state for business in America: Gov. Greg Abbott
Texas is on the front lines of the immigration border war, but Gov. Greg Abbott is focused on the state's booming economy, with records being set in job creation and new-business formation.
Gov. Greg Abbott's top health appointee draws bipartisan fire at hearing
by Jay Root | The Texas TribuneBoth Republican and Democratic members of a key legislative oversight committee unloaded on Gov. Greg Abbott’s top health appointee and other administration officials Thursday, putting them on the hot seat for hours about all
Dan Patrick to succeed Greg Abbott as delegation chairman, but how?
With Gov. Greg Abbott sidelined as he recovers from burns suffered last week while on vacation in Jackson Hole, Wyo.
This is how Gov. Greg Abbott responded to a failed attempt to purge voters
Gov. Greg Abbott rewarded disgraced ex-Texas Secretary of State David Whtley with a $205K-a-year job on his staff. It's a puzzle. How to solve it.
Gov. Greg Abbott’s special session: What people are saying
Jennifer Armstrong, with Greg Behrendt, discusses and signs Sex and The City and Us: How Four...
When Candace Bushnell started writing her "Sex and the City" column for the New York Observer, she didn't think anyone beyond the Upper East Side would care about her adventures among the Hamptons-hopping media elite. But her struggles with singlehood struck a chord, making her a citywide--and soon nationwide--sensation. Beverly Hills, 90210 creator Darren Star brought Bushnell's vision to an even wider audience when he adapted…
Top 10 New Texas Symbols Approved by Governor Greg Abbott
There are 63 state symbols and designations Gov. Abbott has made official for the great state of Texas. Here are 10 of our personal favorites.
How Greg Abbott's libertarian renaissance is benefiting the state of Texas