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In case anybody else has been living under rocks during the Summer, TX Governor Greg Abbott (R) has pretty much all but announced his reelection campaign for a 3rd term in 2022, which means if he pulls this off, Abbott will become the Lone Star State's 2nd longest-serving TX Governor with 12 years in the TX Governor's Mansion by January 19th, 2027. https://www.statesman.com/news/20190614/tilove-abbott-says-biden-will-fade-and-trump-will-win-texas
Unless any of y'all have been living under a rock or on vacation for months, the Lone Star State has lost another great legend in TX Politics: former TX Governor Mark Wells White, Jr., (D) passed away over the weekend from a heart attack in Houston at the age of 77. White served as TX's 43rd Governor from January 18th, 1983 to January 20th, 1987. During his 4 years in the TX Governor's Mansion, White focused his energies on education reform including the controversial "No Pass/No Play" & utility regulation. He also concentrated on economic development & the appointment of w