Texas Gov: Harvey Recovery Could Cost Taxpayers $180 Billion

US | Thomas Phippen
Flooded homes are shown near Lake Houston following Hurricane Harvey August 30, 2017 in Houston, Texas. The city of Houston is still experiencing severe flooding in some areas due to the accumulation of historic levels of rainfall, though the storm has moved to the north and east. (Photo: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

‘It’s far larger than Katrina’

Texas Governor Declares Day Of Prayer For Victims Of Harvey

Politics | Nick Givas

‘Pray for the victims of this horrific storm’

Texas Governor's Latest Move Will Infuriate The Anti-Christian Crowd

Politics | Amber Athey
'As we gather here today at this church...'

TX Governor: Damage From Harvey Is 'Far Larger' Than Katrina And Sandy

Politics | Amber Athey

‘Funding should be far in excess of that amount…’

Texas Gov Expresses Concern Over Dams Giving Out

Politics | Nick Givas

‘Horrifically challenging’

Why Wasn't Houston Evacuated?

US | Ted Goodman
The downtown Houston skyline and flooded highway 288 are seen August 27, 2017 as the city battles with tropical storm Harvey and resulting floods. (THOMAS B. SHEA/AFP/Getty Images)

‘You literally cannot put 6.5 million people on the road’

Texas Governor Says It Could Be More Than A Year Before State Recovers From Storm

Politics | Nick Givas

‘We are in this for the long haul’

Dallas Convention Center Slated To Be Converted Into Mega Shelter

Politics | Juliegrace Brufke
A vehicle sits half submerged in flood waters in a residential area in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey in Houston

‘We are committed to doing whatever it takes to accommodate our fellow Texans’

India Is Getting Its First Shipment Of US Oil And Everyone Is Celebrating

Energy | Tim Pearce
An oil tanker ship seen in Kyaukphyu river near Made island outside Kyaukphyu

The shipment is worth around $100 million

Texas 'Bathroom Bill' Dies In State Legislature Again

Politics | Anders Hagstrom
FILE PHOTO: Texas governor Greg Abbott speaks during an interview on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange July 14, 2015. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo

‘It’s been a long year’

Texas Judge Rules Against State Ban On Sanctuary Cities

US | Anders Hagstrom
Texas Governor Greg Abbott speaks at Dallas's City Hall near the area that is still an active crime scene in downtown Dallas following the deaths of five police officers last night on July 8, 2016 in Dallas, Texas. (PHOTO: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Texas argues the law is ‘undoubtedly constitutional’

Texas Senate Passes 'Bathroom Bill' Amid Uproar It Discriminates Against Transgenders

US | Anders Hagstrom
FILE PHOTO - Texas governor Greg Abbott speaks during an interview on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange July 14, 2015. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo

Protects from potential sexual assault

Texas Officials Say Human Smuggling Deaths Show Need For Anti-Sanctuary Law

Politics | Will Racke
Police officers work on a crime scene after eight people believed to be illegal immigrants being smuggled into the United States were found dead inside a sweltering 18-wheeler trailer parked behind a Walmart store in San Antonio, Texas, U.S. July 23, 2017. (PHOTO: REUTERS/Ray Whitehouse)

‘Sanctuary cities enable human smugglers and cartels’

Court Battle Begins Over Texas Anti-Sanctuary Law

Politics | Will Racke
ICE Agents Detain Suspected Undocumented Immigrants In Raids

‘The whole world is watching us right now’

California Bans Government Travel To Four More 'Anti-LGBT' States

Politics | David Krayden
Thousands celebrate the annual LGBTQ Capital Pride parade in Washington June 10, 2017. REUTERS/James Lawler Duggan

‘California may be able to stop their state employees, but they can’t stop all the businesses…relocating to Texas.’

Trump DOJ Will Back Texas In Courtroom Defense Of Anti-Sanctuary Law

Politics | Will Racke
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton (C) walks to a news conference outside the Supreme Court on Capitol Hill on June 9, 2016 in Washington, D.C. Paxton announced a lawsuit against the state of Delaware over unclaimed checks. (Photo by Gabriella Demczuk/Getty Images)

‘This is a battleground’

Texas Bathroom Bill Back On The Table After Gov Calls Special Session

US | Anders Hagstrom
Texas Governor Greg Abbott speaks at Dallas's City Hall near the area that is still an active crime scene in downtown Dallas following the deaths of five police officers last night on July 8, 2016 in Dallas, Texas. (PHOTO: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

‘I intend to make it count’