More Greg Abbott Articles

  • Texas gov candidates agree to 2 debates

    After a bit of a kerfuffle, Greg Abbott and Wendy Davis have agreed to terms for a statewide televised debate.

  • Abbott says plastic bag bans are illegal

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott says municipal bans on single-use plastic bags are illegal. In a five-page attorney general's opinion Friday, the Republican gubernatorial nominee said a state law prohibits local governments from prohibiting, restricting or charging a...

  • Abbott backs out of televised debate with Davis

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Republican Greg Abbott on Friday backed out of a statewide televised debate with Democrat Wendy Davis, leaving voters with just one chance to watch the gubernatorial hopefuls go head-to-head before the November election. Abbott balked at the roundtable format of the Sept....

  • Wendy Davis campaign tries, fails to deflect tax criticism

    Democratic gubernatorial candidate and Texas state senator Wendy Davis has tried to deflect criticism of a tax penalty she was hit with in her 2013 taxes, but ended up digging herself deeper.

  • Wendy Davis penalized for late tax payment

    After months of delay, Texas state senator and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis finally released her full 2013 tax return this week -- and it turns out she was hit with a fine for late payment.

  • Texas governor race: Davis releases first TV attack ad against Abbott

    AUSTIN, Texas (Legal Newsline) – On Monday morning, state Sen. Wendy Davis, the Democratic nominee for Texas governor, sent out an email to supporters notifying them of the release of the campaign’s first television advertisement. Davis, who trails Attorney General Greg Abbott in the polls and...

  • Wendy Davis unveils first TV ad attacking Abbott

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Trailing in polls and money with three months left in the Texas governor's race, Democrat Wendy Davis said Friday that her first television ad against Republican Greg Abbott will attack him for not siding with a rape victim while serving as judge in the 1990s. Davis aides...

  • Wendy Davis sought fat pay increases for herself as city council member

    The Texas Democrat routinely knocks her Republican opponent, Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott, for his salary increases, but she tried twice to increase her own pay while serving the people of Fort Worth.

  • VIDEO: Wendy Davis uses 1998 rape case in first TV ad

    Davis' ad, titled "A Texas Story," highlights a 1993 incident where a woman was raped by a contractor working for a distributor of vacuums.

  • Underdog Davis insists she'll win governor's race

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Democrat Wendy Davis insisted Tuesday she'll break her party's two-decade Texas losing streak and win the governor's race, saying turnout from long-disillusioned voters will be stronger than expected and enough to overcome her opponent's sizeable leads in campaign cash and...



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