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- Thursday, April 30, 2015 Austin, TexasFirst Lady Honors Women Members Of The 84th Legislature
First Lady Cecilia Abbott, along with Governor Greg Abbott and the Governor’s Commission for Women, today hosted a luncheon to honor the women members of the 84th Texas Legislature and thank them for their leadership and commitment to Texas.
- Thursday, April 30, 2015 Austin, TexasTexas Secretary of State Carlos Cascos, Texas Delegation Visit Mexico
Texas Secretary of State Carlos Cascos, along with a small delegation from his office, concluded a multi-day official visit to the United Mexican States on behalf of the State of Texas.
- Thursday, April 30, 2015 Austin, TexasGovernor Abbott Files Amicus Brief Supporting California Citizens’ Second Amendment Rights
Governor Greg Abbott today filed an amicus brief in support of a lawsuit brought by a coalition of California citizens and the California Rifle and Pistol Association Foundation against the County of San Diego to vindicate their Second Amendment rights.
- Wednesday, April 29, 2015 Austin, TexasGovernor Abbott Names Two To Texas Funeral Service Commission
Governor Greg Abbott today named Greg Compean of Richmond and Larry Allen of Mesquite to the Texas Funeral Service Commission (TFSC) for terms to expire February 1, 2021.
- Wednesday, April 29, 2015 Austin, TexasGovernor Abbott Appoints Two And Names Chair Of Private Security Board
Governor Greg Abbott today appointed and named Patricia “Patti” James of Houston, Chair of the Private Security Board. Additionally he appointed Claude “C.D.” Siems, also of Houston to the board, both for terms to expire on January 21, 2021.
- Wednesday, April 29, 2015 Austin, TexasGovernor Abbott Appoints Three To Texas State University System Board Of Regents
Governor Greg Abbott today appointed Veronica Muzquiz Edwards of San Antonio, Alan L. Tinsley of Madisonville and reappointed David Montagne of Beaumont to the Texas State University System Board of Regents for terms to expire on February 1, 2021.
- Tuesday, April 28, 2015 Austin, TexasGovernor Abbott Statement On Senate Passage Of Ethics Reform Legislation
Texas Governor Greg Abbott released the following statement after passage by the Texas Senate of Senate Bill 19 (V. Taylor), an omnibus bill that includes multiple initiatives from Governor Abbott’s emergency item on ethics reform.
- Tuesday, April 28, 2015 Austin, TexasGovernor Abbott Appoints Anwar To Higher Education Coordinating Board
Governor Greg Abbott today appointed S. Javaid Anwar of Midland to Texas’ Higher Education Coordinating Board for a term to expire on August 31, 2015.
- Tuesday, April 28, 2015 Austin, TexasGovernor Abbott Names Chair And Appoints Three To Texas Optometry Board
Governor Greg Abbott today named Dr. John Coble Chair of the Texas Optometry Board and appointed Dr. Carey Patrick, Dr. Ronald Hopping and Mr. Rene Peña to the Board for terms to expire on January 31, 2021.
- Tuesday, April 28, 2015 Austin, TexasGovernor Abbott Directs Texas State Guard To Monitor Operation Jade Helm 15
Following discussions aimed at ensuring Texans are fully informed on Operation Jade Helm 15, Governor Greg Abbott today met with Major General Gerald “Jake” Betty, Commander of the Texas State Guard, and directed him to monitor the Operation.