Penny Schwinn previously was the Texas Education Agency chief deputy commissioner of academics.
The city is waiting to pay companies it has done business with for water system improvements.
A legal loophole is causing some ex-prisoners to be treated differently than others, a lawsuit alleges.
The GOP candidates also delved into a range of issues including education, tax-and-spending priorities and gun rights.
The move would give the Governor fewer appointees.
School vouchers and tax cuts were highlights.
Josh Stein said gun violence prevention efforts are urgently needed.
Critics say the bill unfairly targets drag shows.
Both the income tax rebate and a separate property tax giveback were key Brian Kemp pledges in his successful reelection campaign last year.