GOVERNMENT: Governor's Office

Interactive: TexasOne Contribution Network

A Tribune investigation into contributions to TexasOne, Gov. Rick Perry's chief marketing tool to tout the state's "wide open for business" model, found that the largest contributors to TexasOne are often prolific donors to Perry's campaigns. Use our interactive to explore the connections.

September 17, 2010 - Activist Jamie Bush attends the Texas Forensic Science Commission board meeting on September 17, 2010 in Dallas, Texas.
September 17, 2010 - Activist Jamie Bush attends the Texas Forensic Science Commission board meeting on September 17, 2010 in Dallas, Texas.

Willingham Won't Get Posthumous Pardon

UPDATED: The Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles has voted not to recommend a posthumous full pardon for Cameron Todd Willingham, who was executed a decade ago after being convicted of setting a fire that killed his daughters. 

 

Cecelia Abbott hugs her husband, Attorney General Greg Abbott after he announces his plans to run for governor of Texas during a campaign event at LaVillita in San Antonio.
Cecelia Abbott hugs her husband, Attorney General Greg Abbott after he announces his plans to run for governor of Texas during a campaign event at LaVillita in San Antonio.

Gubernatorial Hopeful's Wife Might Make History

Cecilia Abbott has been a regular at her husband's side as he travels across the state for his campaign for governor. She could become the first Latina to be the first lady of Texas.

Willingham Won't Get Posthumous Pardon

September 17, 2010 - Activist Jamie Bush attends the Texas Forensic Science Commission board meeting on September 17, 2010 in Dallas, Texas.
September 17, 2010 - Activist Jamie Bush attends the Texas Forensic Science Commission board meeting on September 17, 2010 in Dallas, Texas.

UPDATED: The Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles has voted not to recommend a posthumous full pardon for Cameron Todd Willingham, who was executed a decade ago after being convicted of setting a fire that killed his daughters. 

 

Gubernatorial Hopeful's Wife Might Make History

Cecelia Abbott hugs her husband, Attorney General Greg Abbott after he announces his plans to run for governor of Texas during a campaign event at LaVillita in San Antonio.
Cecelia Abbott hugs her husband, Attorney General Greg Abbott after he announces his plans to run for governor of Texas during a campaign event at LaVillita in San Antonio.

Cecilia Abbott has been a regular at her husband's side as he travels across the state for his campaign for governor. She could become the first Latina to be the first lady of Texas.

Anita Perry: By Law, Abortion "Could Be a Woman's Right"

From the 2013 Texas Tribune Festival, Texas First Lady Anita Perry takes part in a one-on-one conversation with Tribune CEO and Editor-in-Chief Evan Smith on Sept. 28, 2013.
From the 2013 Texas Tribune Festival, Texas First Lady Anita Perry takes part in a one-on-one conversation with Tribune CEO and Editor-in-Chief Evan Smith on Sept. 28, 2013.

Texas first lady Anita Perry said Saturday that while there’s no daylight between her and her husband on abortion, it's not her job to judge women who undergo the procedure under state law.

 

 

After Missing Deadline, Perry Assembles Red River Boundary Commission

Gov. Rick Perry has missed a legislative deadline to assemble a commission tasked with answering the latest questions about precisely where Texas and Oklahoma's border sits along Lake Texoma, pictured above.
Gov. Rick Perry has missed a legislative deadline to assemble a commission tasked with answering the latest questions about precisely where Texas and Oklahoma's border sits along Lake Texoma, pictured above.

UPDATED: Gov. Rick Perry, who had missed a legislative deadline for making his appointments to the Red River Boundary Commission, announced his picks for the five-person panel on Friday.