Greg Abbott http://ketr.org en Campaigns contend with vitriol on social media http://ketr.org/post/campaigns-contend-vitriol-social-media <p>The Texas gubernatorial candidates’ Facebook pages and Twitter feeds are prime opportunities for the hopefuls to take their messages directly to supporters and other interested parties, allowing them to showcase their latest announcements and provide forums for comments and feedback.</p> Wed, 19 Mar 2014 15:44:58 +0000 Alana Rocha - The Texas Tribune 50884 at http://ketr.org Campaigns contend with vitriol on social media Easy primary victories for Abbott and Davis http://ketr.org/post/easy-primary-victories-abbott-and-davis <p>They never had to sweat their primaries, so on Tuesday night Attorney General <a href="http://www.texastribune.org/directory/greg-abbott/">Greg Abbott </a>and Democratic state Sen. <a href="http://www.texastribune.org/directory/wendy-davis/">Wendy Davis </a>turned their attention to a fall election that is shaping up to be one of the most hotly contested and closely watched Texas governor’s races in decades.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 05 Mar 2014 16:17:50 +0000 Jay Root and Alexa Ura - The Texas Tribune 50246 at http://ketr.org Easy primary victories for Abbott and Davis Abbott brings Perry into the fold on campaign trail http://ketr.org/post/abbott-brings-perry-fold-campaign-trail <p>Though Attorney General <a href="http://www.texastribune.org/directory/greg-abbott/">Greg Abbott </a>is working hard to become Gov.<a href="http://www.texastribune.org/directory/rick-perry/"> </a><a href="http://www.texastribune.org/directory/greg-abbott/">Rick Perry</a>’s successor, Texans haven’t seen much of the two Republicans together on the campaign trail.</p> Wed, 12 Feb 2014 21:22:44 +0000 Alexa Ura - The Texas Tribune 49369 at http://ketr.org Abbott brings Perry into the fold on campaign trail Abbott bolsters outreach with Spanish-language website http://ketr.org/post/abbott-bolsters-outreach-spanish-language-website <p><o:p></o:p></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt;"><font size="3"><font face="Calibri">Texans who visit Republican gubernatorial candidate <a href="http://www.texastribune.org/directory/greg-abbott/">Greg Abbott</a>'s newly launched <a href="http://vota.gregabbott.com/">Spanish-language website</a>, targeted at Hispanic voters, will see a new version of his campaign logo: <em>Abbott Para Gobernador</em>.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span><o:p></o:p></font></font></p> Wed, 29 Jan 2014 16:44:38 +0000 Alexa Ura - The Texas Tribune 48740 at http://ketr.org Abbott bolsters outreach with Spanish-language website Davis says critics picked on 'wrong Texas gal' http://ketr.org/post/davis-says-critics-picked-wrong-texas-gal <p></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt;"><o:p></o:p></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt;"><font size="3"><font face="Calibri">Saying she’d “had enough,” state Sen. <a href="http://www.texastribune.org/directory/wendy-davis/">Wendy Davis</a> unloaded on Attorney General<a href="http://www.texastribune.org/directory/greg-abbott/"> Greg Abbott</a> on Tuesday night, blaming him and his allies for waging a smear campaign against her family and warning he had picked a fight with the “wrong Texas gal.” <o:p></o:p></font></font></p> Wed, 29 Jan 2014 16:12:47 +0000 Jay Root - The Texas Tribune 48738 at http://ketr.org Davis says critics picked on 'wrong Texas gal' Abbott, Davis go after the education vote differently http://ketr.org/post/abbott-davis-go-after-education-vote-differently <p></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt;"><font face="Calibri">&nbsp;</font><font face="Calibri"><font size="3">Less </font><font size="3">than two months before the March 4 primary, Attorney General </font><a href="http://www.texastribune.org/directory/greg-abbott/"><font size="3">Greg Abbott</font></a><font size="3">, the leading Republican candidate for governor, can often be found on the campaign trail discussing an issue other statewide Republican candidates have mostly avoided: an overhaul of public education. </font></font></p><p><o:p></o:p></p><p></p> Mon, 27 Jan 2014 22:03:33 +0000 Morgan Smith - The Texas Tribune 48656 at http://ketr.org Abbott, Davis go after the education vote differently Schools Do Have Safety Audits on File http://ketr.org/post/schools-do-have-safety-audits-file <p>Contrary to a report from the Texas Attorney General’s office, area school districts do have school safety audits on file with the Texas School Safety Center. Thu, 20 Dec 2012 15:54:30 +0000 Brad Kellar 31022 at http://ketr.org Schools Do Have Safety Audits on File Three Local School Districts Have Yet to File Safety Audits http://ketr.org/post/three-local-school-districts-have-yet-file-safety-audits <p>Some area school districts have come up short in filing safety plans with the state. Tue, 18 Dec 2012 15:17:15 +0000 Brad Kellar 30911 at http://ketr.org Three Local School Districts Have Yet to File Safety Audits Reaction from around Texas on health care decision http://ketr.org/post/reaction-around-texas-health-care-decision <p>The Supreme Court&rsquo;s ruling Thursday that the 2010 <a href="http://www.npr.org/templates/archives/archive.php?thingId=131850001" target="_blank">Affordable Care Act</a> is constitutional has Texas&rsquo; leaders joining in the verbal battle both for and against the historic decision. Thu, 28 Jun 2012 21:01:12 +0000 Scott Harvey 23284 at http://ketr.org Reaction from around Texas on health care decision