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October 29, 2019 - 2:49 pm
AUSTIN (Talk1370.com) -- Homeless camps under Austin's highways will be cleared beginning next week, state officials announced Tuesday. TxDOT crews will begin clearing the camps on November 4, according to flyers distributed today at several encampments. State crews will resume cleaning the right-...
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October 02, 2019 - 2:09 pm
AUSTIN (Talk1370.com) -- Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has given the City of Austin a deadline to deal with what he calls the "growing homelessness crisis" in the state's capital city. Abbott, in a letter to Mayor Steve Adler, set a deadline of November 1 for "meaningful reforms" to be implemented. "As...
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September 05, 2019 - 11:29 am
AUSTIN (Talk1370.com) -- Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has issued eight executive orders in a response to the deadly shootings in El Paso and Odessa. The orders, announced in a statement Thursday morning, will enhance reporting requirements and "ensure law enforcement and the public have the training,...
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September 01, 2019 - 8:38 am
AUSTIN (Talk1370.com) -- Flags across the state of Texas will fly at half-staff to honor the victims of Saturday's deadly shooting in Odessa. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott made the proclamation late Saturday evening. Flags should fly at half-staff through sunset on Thursday. Texas flags have been lowered...
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The Associated Press
August 22, 2019 - 2:17 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Thursday met in Austin with officials from some of the world's biggest tech giants to discuss ways of combatting extremism in the wake of a mass shooting in El Paso that left 22 people dead.
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The Associated Press
August 21, 2019 - 8:39 am
DALLAS (AP) — Uber will receive a $24 million incentive package from Texas officials and open a new administrative hub in Dallas, bringing with it about 3,000 jobs, Gov. Greg Abbott announced Tuesday.
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August 04, 2019 - 11:45 am
AUSTIN (Talk1370.com) -- After two deadly mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, flags across the country have been ordered to half-staff. President Trump issued a proclamation honoring the victims Sunday morning, calling for flags to fly at half-staff until sunset Thursday. Our Nation...
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June 24, 2019 - 7:07 am
AUSTIN (Talk1370.com) -- Days after Austin's City Council approved changes to the city's "no sit/no lie" and camping ordinances, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is issuing a warning to city leaders. Sunday night, Abbott tweeted, "If Austin— or any other Texas city—permits camping on city streets it will be...
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June 21, 2019 - 12:56 pm
AUSTIN (Texas Tribune) -- Gov. Greg Abbott announced Friday that the state will deploy 1,000 troops from the Texas National Guard to the U.S.-Mexico border to aid the federal government with border security efforts.
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June 16, 2019 - 8:45 am
By Riane Roldan, The Texas Tribune AUSTIN (Texas Tribune) -- Gov. Greg Abbott signed the state’s roughly $250 billion budget Saturday, bringing a session-long effort to address the Legislature’s top priorities — school funding and property taxes — to a close. A spokesman for Abbott confirmed that...
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