# Greg abbott
A big change for Texas: if Beto O'Rourke becomes governor, Texas will be part of the national power grid
Texas gubernatorial candidate Beto O'Rourke says that if he becomes governor, he will make Texas part of the national power grid. This would be a big change for Texas, which has its own power grid. The Texas power grid is not connected to the other US power grids. Texas has its own electric grid because when Texas became a state, it decided to keep control of its public utilities.
Residents of Texas warned to cut their power use as the electricity system is under severe pressure due to hot weather
A stock photo depicting energy transmission towers on the field during sunset.Pixabay / Pexels. The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) has asked the state residents to scale back on their energy consumption as the current system remains under severe pressure.
Despite placing 27th on the approval leaderboard among other governors, Abbott will likely get re-elected this year
Governor Greg DeSantis will likely get re-elected this year after placing number 27 on the approval rating survey with 41%, way below the Florida governor. Despite this, Governor Abbott could potentially get re-elected.
Governor Abbott trims health funding & other departments to inject half a billion into his border control plan
Texas will see state health, justice, public after, and other departments receive trimmed funding due to half a billion that has to go towards his border control plan called Operation Lone Star.
The T-MEC corridor will not be going through Texas: Governor Abbott's political stunts costing Texans billions
Houston, we have a problem. Texas Governor Greg Abbott's latest political stunts are going to cost the state billions in lost revenue. The planned rail and ports expansion – known as the T-MEC Corridor – will not be going through Texas, but instead will be routed through New Mexico on its way to Canada. Mexican officials say they will not "be hostages to someone who wants to use trade as a political tool." This is in response to Abbott's increased scrutiny of border checks at U.S. ports of entry along the Texas – Mexico border.
Abbott's border plan led to zero migrant detentions & not a single illegal drug seizure after costing taxpayers billions
Governor Abbott's Texas border control proclamation has resulted in not a single migrant being detained, and up to so far, there has not been any illegal drug seizure. This is after costing taxpayers over $4 billion, a report has found.
Governor Abbott urges Elon Musk to bring Twitter to Texas after $44 billion dollar purchase announced.
Twitter is one of the hottest social media platforms around, and Tesla and The Boring Company CEO Elon Musk just made it even hotter by purchasing it for $44 billion. Texas Governor Greg Abbott is now urging Musk to bring Twitter's headquarters to the Lone Star State.
Abbott says property tax reduction will be his top priority next year, Democrat nominee blames him for Texas' inflation
Texas Democratic gubernatorial candidate Beto O'Rourke.Brandon Bell / AFP. Texas Governor Abbott said proper property tax reduction in Texas would be a top priority for his administration when state lawmakers reconvene next year, a report from Texas Tribune has alleged.
As Governor Abbott eases his border control proclamation, business leaders reveal that it was destroying business
Business leaders and experts in the logistics industry have revealed that Governor Abbott's controversial border control proclamation destroyed businesses and hampered import and export commerce.
Governor Abbott says, "It's time to actually solve the border crisis"
In a recent interview – Texas Governor Greg Abbott spoke with Tucker Carlson about what he calls the ongoing border crisis in Texas. Illegal immigration in Texas has caused concern among Texas ranchers, and has become a GOP rally cry against President Joe Biden's administration policies regarding immigration. With the recent move by President Biden to stop enforcement of Title 42, Governor Abbott has stepped up media appearances to advocate closing the border to asylum seekers.
Will Texas Governor Greg Abbott Run For President In 2024? It's Possible
Texas Governor Greg Abbott's controversial approach to the Texas border crisis might be a first step toward a potential presidential candidacy in 2024, according to The Hill. "Texas Gov. Greg Abbott drew national attention this week by sending two buses full of Latin American asylum applicants from the southern border to Washington, D.C., the latest move to fuel speculation that he’s plotting a future campaign for the White House."
Gov Abbott delivers on his word to bus migrants to Washington after the White House called this plan a 'publicity stunt'
The White House called Governor Abbott's plan to send migrants to Washington, DC, on charter buses a publicity stunt until the Texas governor delivered on his word. Governor Greg Abbott of Texas.Gage Skidmore / Flickr.
Opinion: Texas Needs To Fix Its Homelessness Crisis
Despite laws prohibiting people from camping in downtown Austin, homeless encampments are still springing up. But like most political issues, the city of solving homelessness in Texas isn't simple. The city of Austin genuinely wants to assist homeless people in finding a safe place to stay. However, there are frequently insufficient resources to deal with the sheer magnitude of the homelessness crisis. Quoting Kathie Tovo, a member of Austin City Council:
Texas Legislature wants teachers to do reading courses if they want to keep their jobs in 2023, some threaten to resign
The Legislature in Texas has insisted that educators who teach Grades K-3 need complete 60-120 hours of reading courses if they want to keep their jobs in 2023. An instructor leads a classroom discussion at a school in Houston, Texas.Brandon Bell / AFP.
Greg Abbott and Beto O’Rourke share their views on the second amendment.
Texans have a proud history of defending their rights and liberties, and the 2nd amendment is no exception. Second Amendment to the US Constitution text on parchment paperPhoto by zimmytws / shutterstock.com.
Texas lawmakers & journalists want to know if Governor Abbott's $2 billion border control plan is succeeding or flopping
Texas Governor Greg AbbottTexans for Greg Abbott / Flickr. Lawmakers and Journalists across Texas want to know if Governor Greg Abbott's $2 billion border control plan to stop undocumented immigrants is succeeding or proving to be a waste of expenditure.
Culture clash politics on full display in Texas, and on Beto's, 'Don't mess with Trans kids' shirt.
The gloves are off in the Texas gubernatorial race, with Beto O'Rourke and Greg Abbott set to rally their respective base until election day this November. Both candidates come from very different backgrounds, and this is on full display in their policies and campaign rhetoric.
Beto has a big bold vision for Texas
Beto O'Rourke is no stranger to politics, and in his hometown of El Paso, he's something of a celebrity. The 49-year-old former Texas congressman rose to national prominence in 2018 when he mounted an unsuccessful but surprisingly competitive challenge to Republican Sen. Ted Cruz. That run was followed by a short-lived presidential bid in 2020.
Texas Governor Greg Abbott claims that Texas wages are rising faster than the United States
In a tweet sent on Sunday, Texas Governor Greg Abbott claimed that wages in the state are rising faster than the national average. The governor also noted that more Texans have jobs today than ever before in the history of the state. While it's difficult to verify all of Abbott's claims, the source he chose to share as evidence of wage growth came from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Gov. Greg Abbott Signs Disaster Declaration Following Recent Storms
Texas is slowly recovering from a massive storm that created several tornadoes across North Texas.Raychel Sanner/Unsplash. Now that the storms have passed and left massive damage in their wake, Gov. Greg Abbott signed a disaster declaration for 16 counties. According to Dallas News, one person was killed and more than 20 were injured during the recent storm.