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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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Miguel Gutierrez Jr./The Texas Tribune
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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Dreamstime
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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June 13, 2019 - 9:05 pm
AUSTIN (Texas Tribune) -- Heading off the prospect of everyone in Texas being able to call themselves plumbers, Gov. Greg Abbott extended the Texas State Board of Plumbing Examiners and its licensing law until 2021 Thursday via an executive order.
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Miguel Gutierrez Jr./The Texas Tribune
June 12, 2019 - 4:14 pm
AUSTIN (Texas Tribune) -- Against the backdrop of an Austin burger joint struggling with its property taxes, Gov. Greg Abbott signed into law Wednesday an expansive reform measure meant to slow the growth of Texans’ property tax bills, long a priority issue for GOP state leaders.
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Miguel Gutierrez Jr./The Texas Tribune
June 11, 2019 - 1:58 pm
AUSTIN (Texas Tribune) -- Gov. Greg Abbott has signed into law one of lawmakers' biggest achievements this year, a massive overhaul of Texas' long-beleaguered school finance system.
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June 11, 2019 - 9:13 am
AUSTIN (Texas Tribune) -- Great news, children of Texas: Your unlicensed lemonade stands soon won’t be criminal enterprises.
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