Greg Abbott http://hppr.org en Texas: Both sides claim greenhouse ruling a victory http://hppr.org/post/texas-both-sides-claim-greenhouse-ruling-victory <p></p><p>The U.S. Supreme Court recently ruled on how much latitude the federal government has to regulate facilities that emit greenhouse gases.&nbsp; Texas environmentalists who want more regulation and Texas state official who want less both say the ruling was a victory reported <a href="http://stateimpact.npr.org/texas/2014/07/03/winners-and-losers-in-texas-from-greenhouse-gas-ruling/">Dave Fehling for StateImpact Texas</a>.</p><p> Sat, 05 Jul 2014 05:00:02 +0000 Cindee Talley 34104 at http://hppr.org Texas: Both sides claim greenhouse ruling a victory Davis Claims Fundraising Victory—Republicans Question Math http://hppr.org/post/davis-claims-fundraising-victory-republicans-question-math <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The race to be the next governor of Texas is heating up, and this time the competition is about who has raised the most money in the last half of 2013. &nbsp;Democratic contender, Wendy Davis claims to have raised $12.2 million, while Republican Greg Abbott reported $11.5. &nbsp;Simple logic says that Davis won that lap, but the Republican camp is saying Davis is employing “fuzzy math” to inflate her total and create positive momentum </span><a href="http://www.texastribune.org/2014/01/17/slap-fight-over-fundraising-governors-race/?utm_source=texastribune.org&amp;utm_medium=rss&amp;utm_campaign=Tribune%20Feed:%20Main%20Feed&amp;utm_reader=feedly" style="line-height: 1.5;">reported Jay Root for The Texas Tribune</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p> Wed, 22 Jan 2014 06:00:02 +0000 Cindee Talley 26990 at http://hppr.org Davis Claims Fundraising Victory—Republicans Question Math Texas Election 2014: Will Abbott Follow Perry’s Double Dipping Standard? http://hppr.org/post/texas-election-2014-will-abbott-follow-perry-s-double-dipping-standard <p></p><p>Lax Texas ethics laws don’t require politicians to disclose pension income, so virtually no one knew Rick Perry was double dipping until he ran for president and had to comply with more stringent federal disclosure laws.</p><p> Sat, 14 Dec 2013 06:00:02 +0000 Cindee Talley 25507 at http://hppr.org Texas Election 2014: Will Abbott Follow Perry’s Double Dipping Standard? Most Texans Running for State Office Refuse to Share Tax Returns http://hppr.org/post/most-texans-running-state-office-refuse-share-tax-returns <p></p><p>There are 48 statewide candidates who have filed, or say they are going to run for office in Texas.&nbsp; 10 agreed to release their last three tax returns <strong><a href="http://www.texastribune.org/2013/12/05/most-statewide-candidates-wont-release-tax-returns/?utm_source=feedly">according to the Texas Tribune</a></strong>.</p><p> Mon, 09 Dec 2013 06:00:02 +0000 Cindee Talley 25224 at http://hppr.org Most Texans Running for State Office Refuse to Share Tax Returns Texas Election 2014: Abbott Pledges to Safeguard DNA http://hppr.org/post/texas-election-2014-abbott-pledges-safeguard-dna <p></p><p>Texas gubernatorial frontrunner Greg Abbott recently released an extensive list of items he says he’ll push for once elected.. Ths list includes gun rights, campaign ethics, and blocking implementation of the Affordable Care Act, but the number one item is safeguarding your DNA according to <strong><a href="http://kut.org/post/under-microscope-how-feasible-greg-abbotts-dna-protection-plan">KUT News</a></strong>.&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 25 Nov 2013 06:00:02 +0000 Cindee Talley 24678 at http://hppr.org Texas Election 2014: Abbott Pledges to Safeguard DNA The Race to be Texas Governor: It’s no Claytie and the Lady http://hppr.org/post/race-be-texas-governor-it-s-no-claytie-and-lady <p></p><p>The last open race for governor of Texas was in 1990 — &nbsp;a contest that ultimately featured two charismatic politicians and attracted national attention. &nbsp;But a <strong><a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/20/us/no-claytie-and-the-lady-this-time.html?_r=1&amp;">recent piece in The New York Times</a></strong> said Greg Abbott is no Clayton Williams, and Wendy Davis is no Ann Richards.</p><p> Fri, 25 Oct 2013 05:00:02 +0000 Cindee Talley 23336 at http://hppr.org The Race to be Texas Governor: It’s no Claytie and the Lady Who’s Who in the Next Texas Governor Race http://hppr.org/post/who-s-who-next-texas-governor-race <p></p><p><strong><a href="http://www.economist.com/news/united-states/21587253-race-succeed-governor-rick-perry-will-be-exciting-glamour-guns-and-acts-god">A recent piece in the Economist</a></strong> provides an outsider’s view of the players and dynamics of the Texas governor’s race.&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 07 Oct 2013 05:00:01 +0000 Cindee Talley 22527 at http://hppr.org Who’s Who in the Next Texas Governor Race