Greg Abbott

2014 Elections
10:44 am
Wed March 19, 2014

Campaigns contend with vitriol on social media

Both Greg Abbott and Wendy Davis try to win over voters through the social media.
KETR / ketr.org

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.

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2014 Elections
10:17 am
Wed March 5, 2014

Easy primary victories for Abbott and Davis

Wendy Davis and Greg Abbott win the primary election for Governor.
NPR

They never had to sweat their primaries, so on Tuesday night Attorney General Greg Abbott and Democratic state Sen. Wendy Davis 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. 

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2014 Elections
3:22 pm
Wed February 12, 2014

Abbott brings Perry into the fold on campaign trail

Attorney Gen. Greg Abbott hopes to attract voters by recruiting Rick Perry for his campaign.
NPR

Though Attorney General Greg Abbott is working hard to become Gov. Rick Perry’s successor, Texans haven’t seen much of the two Republicans together on the campaign trail.

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2014 Elections
10:44 am
Wed January 29, 2014

Abbott bolsters outreach with Spanish-language website

Attorney General Greg Abbott campaigns toward Spanish-speaking community.
NPR

Texans who visit Republican gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott's newly launched Spanish-language website, targeted at Hispanic voters, will see a new version of his campaign logo: Abbott Para Gobernador

 

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2014 Elections
10:12 am
Wed January 29, 2014

Davis says critics picked on 'wrong Texas gal'

State Senator Wendy Davis fights back.
NPR

Saying she’d “had enough,” state Sen. Wendy Davis unloaded on Attorney General Greg Abbott 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.”

 

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2014 Elections
4:03 pm
Mon January 27, 2014

Abbott, Davis go after the education vote differently

Attorney General Greg Abbott
NPR

 Less than two months before the March 4 primary, Attorney General Greg Abbott, 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.

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School Safety
9:54 am
Thu December 20, 2012

Schools Do Have Safety Audits on File

Miller Grove ISD Miller Grove ISD

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.

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School Safety
9:17 am
Tue December 18, 2012

Three Local School Districts Have Yet to File Safety Audits

Cooper Bulldogs
Cooper ISD

Some area school districts have come up short in filing safety plans with the state.

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Affordable Care Act
4:01 pm
Thu June 28, 2012

Reaction from around Texas on health care decision

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The Supreme Court’s ruling Thursday that the 2010 Affordable Care Act is constitutional has Texas’ leaders joining in the verbal battle both for and against the historic decision.

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