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Greg Abbott imageGreg Abbott
Republican Candidate
Governor/Gubernatorial Race
Greg Abbott is running as a Republican in the state of Texas. Greg Abbott is an Incumbent in the U.S. Governor/Gubernatorial race. Greg Abbott is running against Mark Gordon, Beto O'Rourke in the U.S. Governor/Gubernatorial race. See our U.S. Governor/Gubernatorial race map and our Texas Governor/Gubernatorial state map.

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How is the media covering Greg Abbott?

Greg Abbott often is covered by Left and Center Media sources.
Left: 41%
Center: 33%
Right: 26%

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Texas governor blames Biden for deaths of migrants found in truck
US & Canada · Austin

Texas governor blames Biden for deaths of migrants found in truck

46% Right coverage: 24 sources
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott blamed President Joe Biden after 46 migrants were found dead in a tractor-trailer outside San Antonio on Monday. White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre rejected accusations that Biden's policies contributed to this incident. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has made immigration a focal point of his reelection campaign. The Republican Party has long blamed Biden for the nation's immigration ills.See the Story
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott orders truck inspections at border after migrant deaths
US & Canada · Austin

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott orders truck inspections at border after migrant deaths

47% Center coverage: 19 sources
Gov. Greg Abbott orders state police to resume inspecting trucks entering Texas from Mexico. Abbott says the death toll among unauthorized immigrants will keep rising if Biden doesn't act. The White House said Tuesday the fact migrants are desperately taking chances proves that federal border enforcement is tightening. Abbott ordered an initial round of state truck inspections on international bridges in April.See the Story
Toll Rises to 53 in Texas as Migrant Families Wait for Answers
US & Canada

Toll Rises to 53 in Texas as Migrant Families Wait for Answers

62% Center coverage: 13 sources
In the chaotic minutes after dozens of migrants were found dead inside a semitrailer sweltering under the Texas sun, the driver tried to slip away by pretending to be one of the survivors, a Mexican immigration official said Wednesday.  The driver and three other men remained in custody as the investigation continued into the tragedy that killed 53 people — the nation's deadliest smuggling episode on the U.S.-Mexico border.See the Story

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US & Canada

Gov. Greg Abbott unloads nearly $20 million in ad buys in race against Beto O’Rourke

34% Center coverage: 3 sources
Gov. Greg Abbott's campaign has announced nearly $20 million in early ad buys for the general election. The ad reservations include $2.75 million for Hispanic media and $8.8 million separately for TV and digital platforms. Abbott has been a massive financial advantage over Democratic challenger Beto ORourke.See the Story
US & Canada

Greg Abbott blames Joe Biden for migrant deaths, but the governor’s own border security efforts have fallen short

Coverage: 4 sources
Abbott has repeatedly condemned the Democratic president's moves to reverse Trump-era immigration restrictions. While Biden has rescinded a number of his predecessor's policies, he has also kept intact Trump's signature border programs. Advocates and immigration experts were quick to argue that, contrary to Abbott's characterization, federal authorities have restricted access to an extent that has encouraged migrants to take dangerous journeys.See the Story
US & Canada · Austin

Gov. Abbott continues to blame Biden for immigrant deaths

Coverage: 2 sources
Gov. Greg Abbott says Border Patrol didn't have enough resources to inspect the semi-truck holding immigrants that later died in San Antonio. Abbott also continued to blame President Joe Biden and his administration's policies "enticing" immigrants to cross the border. Abbott will create a DPS task force that will increase the number of truck checkpoints in South Texas.See the Story
Greg Abbott

Texas Governor Abbott Expands Border Security Operations

Governor Greg Abbott announced the expansion of the state's border security operations by creating Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) strike teams. The Governor also announced that DPS will be implementing new vehicle inspection checkpoints targeting semi-trucks beginning immediately. Governor Abbott added that the Texas Military Department will be deploying more razor wire along the Rio Grande, adding more miles of fencing and barriers on state and local property.See the Story
Joe Biden · Andrews

EPA’s re-designation would effect oil production, jobs

Texas Governor Greg Abbott issued a letter to President Biden Tuesday regarding his opposition to a federal agency’s plan that could result in “draconian regulations” that would diminish the Permian Basin’s oil and gas production.See the Story
Greg Abbott · United States

Texas imposes new roadblocks on trailers after 53 migrants die

100% Left coverage: 1 sources
Texas Governor Greg Abbott ordered new checkpoints on Wednesday for trucks entering the United States from Mexico. The new security measures come hours after fifty dead migrants were found inside the box of an abandoned trailer outside San Antonio. The vehicle, authorities from both countries reported this Wednesday, passed through two checkpoints without anyone noticing its cargo: 67 people.Continue readingSee the Story
Greg Abbott · El Paso

Texas Health and Human Services launches a family resource website

100% Center coverage: 1 sources is now available as a one-stop source of information from Texas state agencies. Services include Alternatives to Abortion program, pregnancy care, adoption services, health insurance, parenting classes, food benefits, child support, child care, and financial assistance.See the Story
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Texas Governor Appoints Lori High & Rick Figueroa

Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Lori High and reappointed Rick Figueroa to the Texas Commission of Licensing and Regulation for terms set to expire on February 1, 2027. The Commission oversees the Texas Department of Licensed and Regulation. High received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Lamar University, a Master in Nursing Gerontology, and a Doctor of Nursing Practice from the University of Alabama at Birmingham.See the Story

[Opinion] Tragic migrant deaths are nothing but political fodder for despicable Greg Abbott

100% Left coverage: 1 sources
The deceased migrants who were sprinkled with steak seasoning and abandoned in a sweltering hot semi-truck in San Antonio, Texas, may not be identified for possibly weeks, The Washington Post reports. Officials have “potential identities” for 34 of the...See the Story
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Gov. Greg Abbott says Texas launched ‘one-stop’ website for women seeking info on reproductive health

100% Center coverage: 1 sources will be a "comprehensive resource" for families, expectant mothers and new parents. The website launched less than a week after the Supreme Court struck down Roe v. Wade. Texas is slated to ban virtually all abortions, a move pro-choice advocates worry will disproportionately affect minority and vulnerable women.See the Story
US & Canada · Texas

Biden’s EPA Has America’s Biggest Oil Field In Its Regulatory Crosshairs

100% Right coverage: 1 sources
Texas Governor Greg Abbott requested the Biden administration cancel an EPA proposal that he says would jeopardize 25% of our nation’s oil supply.See the Story
Greg Abbott · Austin

Abbott, HHSC launch one-stop website - Odessa American

100% Right coverage: 1 sources
AUSTIN Governor Greg Abbott announced on Wednesday afternoon the Texas Health and Human Services Commission is launching a new website to serve as a comprehensive resource for Texas families, including expectant mothers, new parents, and families at all stages of life, a press release stated.FamilyResources.texas.See the Story

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