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Greg Abbott's Public Statements

Full Name: Greg W. Abbott
Office: Attorney General (TX), Republican
First Elected: 11/05/2002
Last Elected: 11/02/2010
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for Governor
Primary March 4, 2014
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Cecilia; 1 Child: Audrey
Birth Date: 11/13/1957
Birth Place: Wichita Falls, TX
Home City: Houston, TX
Religion: Catholic
Date Title
Issue Position: Assisting Texas Children and Families
Issue Position: Promoting Parental Involvement
Issue Position: Defending the Unborn
Issue Position: Creating Safer Schools
Issue Position: Supporting Children's Healthcare
Issue Position: Ensuring Affordable, Quality Healthcare
Issue Position: Helping Foster Safety on our Streets and Online
Issue Position: Protecting Vulnerable Senior Texans
Issue Position: Safeguarding Consumers
Issue Position: Enforcing Texas Environmental Protections
Issue Position: Defending Gun Owner Rights
Issue Position: Defending Traditional Values
Issue Position: Protecting the Pledge of Allegiance
Issue Position: Defending Traditional Marriage
Issue Position: Opening Government to the People
Issue Position: Defending Texas Jobs
Issue Position: Watching out for Taxpayer Dollars
Issue Position: Promoting Self-Sufficiency Over Government Welfare
Issue Position: Encouraging Greater Pension Oversight and Transparency
Issue Position: Helping Homeowners, Fighting Mortgage Fraud
Issue Position: Defending Tort Reform
Aug. 11, 2014 Monitor - Commentary: Greg Abbott: Keeping Texans Secure: Border Buildup Necessary for Safety
Aug. 11, 2014 Pearland Journal - Attorney General Abbott Opposes EPA Proposal to Regulate "Ditches"
Aug. 6, 2014 Blog: Make Them Pay
July 31, 2014 Blog: Greg Abbott Visits Galveston
July 23, 2014 Blog: Guard
July 21, 2014 KGNS.tv - Attorney General Statement on the National Guard Going to the Border
July 21, 2014 FOX "On the Record with Greta Van Susteren" - Transcript: Immigration Crisis
July 14, 2014 Blog: Greater than Ourselves
July 14, 2014 Rio Grande Guardian - Serving Those Who Served
July 14, 2014 Blog: Challenges
July 12, 2014 Greg Abbott Unveils Jobs for Veterans Initiatives
July 10, 2014 Dallas Morning News' Trail Blazers Blog - Abbott Blasts Obama on Economic Policy, Immigration Ahead of President's Speech
July 10, 2014 Greg Abbott Touts Texas Economy at Press Conference in Austin
July 3, 2014 Breitbart Texas - Texas Weighs Lawsuit Against Federal Government Over Border Crisis
July 2, 2014 The Blaze "Chris Salcedo Show" - Transcript: Interview with Greg Abbott
June 23, 2014 The Monitor - A Healthier Texas via A&M South Texas Project to Curb Obesity
June 23, 2014 Breitbart Texas - Obama's Failure To Enforce Law Caused Humanitarian Crisis, Says Abbott And Cruz
June 19, 2014 Breitbart - Greg Abbott Supports Texas-Led Border Security Surge
June 19, 2014 Spending for Added Border Security Announced
June 19, 2014 Associated Press - Spending for Added Border Security Announced
June 12, 2014 Texas Child Support Ranked #1 in Nation
June 2, 2014 Abbott: Students Need to Learn Without Limits
June 2, 2014 Blog: Greg Abbott: Defending Texas Energy and Jobs
May 26, 2014 Blog: The Greatest Among Us
Oct. 17, 2012 Gov. Perry: We Owe It to All Texans to Protect Expressions of Faith
Oct. 17, 2012 Gov. Perry: We Owe It to All Texans to Protect Expressions of Faith
Nov. 3, 2011 Fox News "On the Record with Greta Van Susteren" - Transcript
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Securing Texas Plan
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Working Texans Plan
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