Governor enjoys a Bandera welcome Posted in: News Texas Gov. Greg Abbott blew into Bandera on Friday, Aug. 2, to thank supporters, report on recent legislative successes and to rally the local Republican base to help turn back the electoral challenge state government expects from Democrats and what he called their increasingly socialistic leadership. “As goes Texas, so goes ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!