Abbott is himself vaccinated against COVID-19 and has asked Texans to do the same, but maintains that it should be a personal decision.
Govs. Ron DeSantis and Greg Abbott have enjoyed good approval numbers throughout the year, however, their numbers have suffered significantly in the last month.
The bill was debated for more than 12 hours, considering dozens of amendments, and must be voted on one more time before going to Governor Greg Abbott's desk
Republican lawmakers authorized the search and arrest of the more than 50 Democrats who traveled to the capital to avoid debate in the Texas House of Representatives
In an interview with Fox News, Abbott criticized the Democrats and stated that "the missing legislators will be arrested when they return to the state"
The law allows citizens to denounce any person or institution that provides abortion services during this period. The decision was celebrated by different pro-life organizations
The vice president was named President Biden's crisis manager last month, but has yet to hold a press conference on her duties after 27 days in office.
The number of migrant children detained at the facility nearly tripled in less than two weeks, a situation that Abbott said is only getting worse.
With this extreme weather, the use of electric power to turn on heaters peaked in demand, while supply was unable to deliver the power as its infrastructure froze causing a blackout in the state.