Topic: Greg Abbott

Governor Visits UT to Implement Higher Ed Research Funding

June 4, 2015
Gov. Abbott talks about his support for higher education funding in Texas

Gov. Abbott visited UT Austin for a bill-signing ceremony to implement the new Governor's University Research Initiative, designed to attract top talent to public universities in Texas.

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Texas Still Needs to Support Innovation

Feb. 4, 2015
Texas Still Needs to Support Innovation

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has called for the elimination of the Emerging Technology Fund, a program that gave $200 million in taxpayer dollars to Texas startups but was hindered by bankruptcies and other issues.

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Tower Shines for New State Leaders

Jan. 20, 2015
Tower Shines for New State Leaders

The tower of The University of Texas at Austin will be illuminated in orange Jan. 20 in honor of the swearing in of Gov. Greg Abbott, BBA '81, and Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick.

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UT/Texas Tribune Poll: Double-Digit Leads Favor Republicans in Statewide Races

Oct. 23, 2014

[caption id="attachment_48899" align="alignright" width="336" caption="Graphic by the Texas Tribune."]Bar Chart of Race for Governor[/caption]

AUSTIN, Texas Gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott and other Texas Republicans continue to hold double-digit leads in major statewide races in the latest University of Texas/Texas Tribune Poll.

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Expect More Anxiety and Hope in Ads for Texas Gubernatorial Race

Sept. 29, 2014
Expect More Anxiety and Hope in Ads for Texas Gubernatorial Race

As summer turns to fall, the gubernatorial campaigns of Attorney General Greg Abbott and state Sen. Wendy Davis have ritualistically taken to the airwaves in an effort to shape the outcome of the upcoming election.

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