nominations

Governor Abbott announces Star Of Texas nominations

Governor Greg Abbott Wednesday announced that nominations for the 2019 Star of Texas Awards, which honor peace officers, firefighters, and emergency medical first responders who were seriously injured or killed in the line of duty, are now open.

McConnell says he has votes to speed nominations process

Majority Leader Mitch McConnell told the Senate Republican Conference on Tuesday that he now has the votes to invoke the so-called nuclear option to significantly cut back the debate time on nominations, according to a person with direct knowledge of the remarks.