Greg Abbott

Leslie Boorhem-Stephenson for The Texas Tribune
May 30, 2018 - 12:10 pm
DALLAS (Texas Tribune) -- Less than two weeks after 10 people were killed in a southeast Texas school shooting, Gov. Greg Abbott laid out a 40-page, 40-strategy plan for preventing future school shootings, and left the door open to calling lawmakers back to Austin to pass some of those priorities.
Read More
Photo by Drew Anthony Smith/Getty Images
May 30, 2018 - 8:24 am
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- Texas Gov. Greg Abbott will unveil his plan Wednesday to make schools safer in the wake of the Santa Fe High School shooting. Abbott's office announced two events Wednesday; one will take place at Dallas ISD headquarters at 10:30 a.m., while the other will take place in San Marcos...
Read More
AP Photo/Eric Gay
May 25, 2018 - 7:35 am
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Survivors of last week's shooting at a high school near Houston told gripping stories of dodging bullets, hiding from the attacker and seeing classmates get shot as they pleaded with Texas Gov. Greg Abbott for more armed security to keep campuses safe.
Read More
AP Photo/Eric Gay
May 24, 2018 - 8:20 am
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The focus of Texas Gov. Greg Abbott's meetings on school safety and mass shootings is shifting to those who have been closest to the recent violence, including students, surviving victims and even one person who grabbed a gun and fought back.
Read More
AP Photo/Eric Gay
May 23, 2018 - 9:43 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said Wednesday he could support stronger regulations for gun storage and quicker reporting to law enforcement when a court has determined someone is mentally ill in order to keep them from having weapons.
Read More
Ana Ramirez/Austin American-Statesman via AP
May 23, 2018 - 8:54 am
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott's meetings on school violence and safety promised to wade into the thorny issue of gun control with the next round, even though the Republican has been a staunch supporter of gun rights and worked to expand them in the state in recent years.
Read More
AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File
May 22, 2018 - 10:20 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A Hispanic former sheriff from Dallas won a Democratic primary runoff for governor Tuesday night to become the first openly gay and Latina gubernatorial nominee in Texas history.
Read More
Ana Ramirez/Austin American-Statesman via AP
May 22, 2018 - 5:22 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott convened the first in a series of discussions on school safety Tuesday, declaring in response to last week's shooting near Houston, "We all want guns out of the hands of people who would try to murder our children."
Read More
John Glaser-USA TODAY NETWORK
May 20, 2018 - 2:51 pm
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Sunday issued a call for a statewide moment of silence Monday morning in honor of the Santa Fe school shooting victims. The observance will take place at 10 a.m. Monday morning. "The act of evil that occurred in Santa Fe has deeply touched the core of who...
Read More
Stuart Villanueva/The Galveston County Daily News via AP
May 18, 2018 - 6:01 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The mass shooting at a Texas high school Friday led to promises from the state's top Republicans to look for ways to improve school safety, but none of them suggested that substantial gun restrictions could be on the table.
Read More

Pages