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Abbott: I'll Be 'Bigger And Bolder' In Luring Business To Texas

Jan 20, 2015
Bob Daemmrich / Texas Tribune

Through the Texas Economic Development Corporation, Gov.-elect Greg Abbott said he plans to be "even bigger and bolder" than his job-creating predecessor, Gov. Rick Perry, when it comes to attracting businesses and jobs to the state.

Andy Jacobsohn / The Dallas Morning News

Republican Greg Abbott and Democrat Wendy Davis squared off Tuesday night in the KERA studios in their last governor’s debate. If you missed it, watch it here -- or catch up by reading our debate blog.

Laura Buckman / Bob Daemmrich / The Texas Tribune

A new controversy has flared up as the candidates for governor prepare for their last televised debate on Tuesday at KERA. It involves the Texas Enterprise Fund which was designed to award financial incentives to companies that create jobs.

Mark Graham/Cooper Neil / The Texas Tribune

Democrat Wendy Davis is accusing Republican opponent Attorney General Greg Abbott of a "cover up" involving economic incentive dollars on the eve of their final debate in the Texas governor's race.

Jay Raz / Flickr

Five stories that have North Texas talking: Fall means two things – pumpkin treats and the State Fair of Texas; the Texas Enterprise Fund is under scrutiny; once upon a time, Dallas tried to build a port; and more.