The governor cited news reports that claimed "needles and feces" had become more prevalent in certain parts of the state's capital city.
Texas GOP congressman Dan Crenshaw mocked "coddled" college students and applauded Governor Greg Abbott for signing a so-called "free speech" law.
The emails, made public on Tuesday, showed communications between the Texas Department of Public Safety and Secretary of State's office regarding plans for the voter purge.
Early voting in the Texas primary shows Democrats outpacing Republicans as the March deadline approaches, and it has the GOP spooked.
The the $7.8 billion is for initial recovery efforts from the storm that has displaced more than 1 million people.
The officer, Greg Abbott, claims he was trying to get a nervous driver to comply.
Texas Governor Greg Abbott joked about shooting journalists.
Matt Rindali claimed he had been threatened and assaulted after calling ICE on a group of people protesting the state's sanctuary cities legislation.
State governor Greg Abbott's law to force officers to question citizens fails to constructively address immigration
The link was prompted by his veto of a bill to let hospitals detain mental health patients against their will.
The Jade Helm 15 paranoia shows that nut-jobs are driving the Republican Party.
Military training exercise or Phase One of Obama's plan to subjugate Real America?
Facing tough midterms, Democrats target women with campaign for equal pay