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Honoring a Texan and the 2015 National Teacher of the Year.
Texas and Mexico share more than a border; we are connected by commerce, culture, and family.
Best of luck to all Texas students and educators as they begin the new academic year.
In Austin, Dallas, and now Fort Worth, connections are made in the heart of Texas.
- Monday, November 30, 2015 Havana, CubaPress Pool Report #1: Governor Abbott's Business Development Mission To Cuba
Gov. Greg Abbott landed in Havana Monday afternoon leading a business development mission of two-dozen Texans looking to reintroduce Texas agricultural products to a growing Cuban market and plant the Lone Star flag on an island that for the first time in more than half a century has formal diplomatic relations with the United States.
- Monday, November 30, 2015 Austin, TexasGovernor Abbott Names Chair And Appoints Three To State Pension Review Board
Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Josh McGee of Houston, Stephanie Leibe of Austin and Ernest Richards of Irving to the State Pension Review Board for terms set to expire January 31, 2021.
- Wednesday, November 25, 2015 Austin, TexasPresidential Disaster Declaration Granted For Texas Counties
The President this morning granted the request for Individual Assistance for 15 counties that will aid Texans as they continue to recover and rebuild.
- Tuesday, November 24, 2015 Austin, TexasGovernor Abbott To Lead Business Development Mission To Cuba
Governor Abbott will lead a delegation to Havana, Cuba where he will hold meetings and events to focus on travel, trade and exports from Monday, November 30th to Wednesday, December 2nd.
- Tuesday, November 24, 2015 Austin, TexasGovernor Abbott Issues Statement On Death Of Four Army Soldiers At Fort Hood
Governor Greg Abbott today issued a statement following the death of four U.S. Army soldiers who were killed in a helicopter crash during a training mission at Fort Hood on Monday evening.
- Monday, November 23, 2015 Austin, TexasGovernor Abbott Appoints Three To Humanities Texas
Governor Greg Abbott today appointed Mary Louise Albritton of Fort Worth, Jenni Hord of Midland and Amy Warren of Dallas to Humanities Texas for terms to expire on December 31, 2016.
- Saturday, November 21, 2015 Austin, TexasICYMI: Governor Abbott Discusses Rejection Of Obama Administration's Syrian Refugee Resettlement Program On America's News HQ
Governor Greg Abbott today appeared on Fox News' "America's News HQ" to discuss Texas' efforts to block the Obama Administration's Syrian refugee resettlement program and ensure the safety of Texas citizens.
- Friday, November 20, 2015 Austin, TexasGovernor Abbott Declares State Of Disaster In 15 Texas Counties
Governor Greg Abbott today declared a state of disaster in Bastrop, Brazoria, Caldwell, Comal, Galveston, Guadalupe, Hardin, Harris, Hays, Hidalgo, Liberty, Navarro, Travis, Willacy, and Wilson Counties in the State of Texas.
- Friday, November 20, 2015 Austin, TexasGovernor Abbott Announces Staff Changes
Governor Greg Abbott’s Legislative Director, Randy Erben, today announced his departure from the governor’s office after serving on behalf of the Governor since his Inauguration earlier this year.
- Friday, November 20, 2015 Austin, TexasGovernor Abbott Attends Grand Opening Of Sokol West Gym In West, Texas
Governor Greg Abbott today traveled to West, Texas to attend and deliver remarks at the grand opening and ribbon cutting of Sokol West Gym, whose original facility was destroyed in the plant explosion in West in 2013.