Greg Abbott

Campaigns contend with vitriol on social media

Mar 19, 2014
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.

Easy primary victories for Abbott and Davis

Mar 5, 2014
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. 

Abbott brings Perry into the fold on campaign trail

Feb 12, 2014
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.

Abbott bolsters outreach with Spanish-language website

Jan 29, 2014
Governor Greg Abbott took his oath of office this morning on the steps of the capitol, succeeding Rick Perry, who served 14 years as governor of Texas.
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

 

Davis says critics picked on 'wrong Texas gal'

Jan 29, 2014
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.”

 

Abbott, Davis go after the education vote differently

Jan 27, 2014
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.

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.

Cooper ISD

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

Reaction from around Texas on health care decision

Jun 28, 2012
http://dwkcommentaries.wordpress.com

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.