Tag: Governor Abbott

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Governor Abbott Visits RGV, Discusses Mobilization Of National Guard

Governor Abbott spoke about the importance of securing our border and applauded the National Guard for their service to our state and country. Adding that the move made by the president was the right one. “This operation is necessary in order to deal with what has been an escalation of cross-border traffic.” According to him and border patrol, there has been an increase in the number of undocumented immigrants of more than 200% crossing the border, he also said that the amount of MS13 gang members crossing has also risen. “It’s our responsibility to on behalf of our fellow...

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Governor Abbott reacts to the temporary block of SB4

Governor Gregg Abbott reacts against the temporary block of SB4 saying the injunction would be appealed “immediately”. Abbott who signed the bill back in May said quote “because of this ruling, gang members and dangerous criminals, like those who have been released by the Travis County Sheriff, will be set free to prey upon our communities.” The bill was set to take effect tomorrow September...

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Local Lawsuit Filed Against SB4

RGV (KFXV) — We begin tonight with Senate Bill Four which continues generating arguments within civil rights and pro-immigrant organizations who say this new law violates U.S. Constitution. Tonight we speak with how local organizations are fighting back – in hopes the law won’t go into effect September 1st. Another lawsuit has been filed against Senate Bill Four– just weeks after Governor Abbott signed it into law. These are documents filed today by the El Paso County, Richard Wiles, Sheriff of El Paso County, and the Texas Organizing Project Education Fund against Senate Bill Four, also known as the...

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Gov. Abbott Addresses Controversial SB4 ‘Sanctuary Cities’ Bill

Texas (KFXV) — Governor Greg Abbott send a message to Hispanics more than a week after signing senate bill for into law. He says the Sanctuary Cities ban won’t hurt those who stay out of trouble. Governor Abbott says the community has nothing to fear about SB4 – denying rumors that the measure would subject hispanics to racial profiling. Following the signing of Senate Bill 4 earlier this month, Governor Greg Abbott says the law does not imply people will get pulled over and detained. Abbott shut down concerns that SB4 amounts to ‘show-me-your-papers’ type legislation that will allow...

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Anti-Transgender Bathroom Directive Sparks Protest outside Gov. Abbott’s McAllen Book Signing

Texas Governor Greg Abbott paid a visit to McAllen today, promoting his new book. But as Hannah Mackenzie reports, not every Rio Grande Valley resident welcomed the governor with open arms. Governor Greg Abbott spent the afternoon signing copies of his new book, “Broken but Unbowed”. “It’s a story that explains how anyone can face the most daunting challenges,” says Governor Abbott. “Yet rise above them and overcome them.” Just a few hundred feet away, dozens of protesters voiced their opinion in support of the LGBTQ community. Reporter: “The protesters out there, they are kind of saying the same...

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