State Of The State | KERA News

State Of The State

Gov. Greg Abbott addresses members of the Texas Legislature at his State of the State address in the House chambers at the Capitol on Feb. 5, 2019.
Bob Daemmrich for The Texas Tribune

Gov. Greg Abbott, in his biennial State of the State address on Tuesday, stayed on message about education and taxes, continuing state leaders’ so-far unified focus on bread-and-butter policy reforms in a forum where he has in the past served up red meat.

Jen Rice / Texas Station Collaborative

Gov. Greg Abbott spoke for almost an hour Tuesday in his “State of the State” address. Almost as notable as the contents of that speech were the hot topics he didn’t mention.


Gov. Greg Abbott delivered his State of the State address in the House chamber on Tuesday. Reporters at KERA and other public radio stations across Texas have annotated his remarks.

Recap: State Of The State 2015

Feb 17, 2015
Texas Tribune

Gov. Greg Abbott gave his first State of the State address at 11 a.m. today from the Capitol. The Texas governor discussed several agenda items including education, road improvements and border security, among others. 

Texas Tribune

Two SMU political science professors disagree on whether Governor Rick Perry’s call for a tax cut will sail through the legislature. We asked professors Cal Jillson and Matthew Wilson to watch the governor’s state-of-the state speech yesterday and tell us what impressed them.

Shelley Kofler / KERA News

Governor Rick Perry will be thinking about his political future as well as his legislative priorities when he delivers his seventh state-of-the-state speech this morning.