The governor has set July 31 as the date in which voters will choose who will fill the vacancy of a lawmaker convicted of multiple federal counts of fraud and money laundering.
House speaker Joe Straus asks President Trump to stop the policy, while State Representative César Blanco asks Abbott to cease National Guard deployment.
The San Antonio lawmaker’s resignation comes four months after his conviction on multiple counts of fraud and money laundering.
Abbott’s school safety plan could land us back in darker times.
The governor’s proposals would not prevent more than 70,000 high school students from legally buying rifles and shotguns.
What may be more troubling for Democrats is that half of the state’s voters still don’t know much about the two standard-bearers.
The former Dallas County sheriff will take on the formidable and formidably funded Greg Abbott in November.
The governor’s race gets the attention, but the undercard may be more important this year.
State officials put emphasis on mental health and school ”hardening” to prevent future violence.
The 22nd school shooting of 2018 happened on Friday morning near Galveston.