The Gatehouse in Grapevine is an example of the vital role our communities play in fighting domestic violence.
- Monday, April 20, 2015 Austin, TexasGovernor Abbott Supports Florida's Decision To Take Legal Action Against Expansion of Obamacare
Governor Greg Abbott today issued a statement supporting Governor Rick Scott’s (R-FL) decision to take legal action against the Obama administration for halting federal funds in an attempt to force states to expand Obamacare.
- Friday, April 17, 2015 Austin, TexasStevie Ray Vaughan To Be Inducted Into Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame
Texas native and legendary blues musician Stevie Ray Vaughan will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on Saturday, April 18 in Cleveland, Ohio.
- Friday, April 17, 2015 Austin, TexasGovernor Abbott Releases 2014 Tax Return
Texas Governor Greg Abbott today released his tax return for 2014, in keeping with his pledge to release tax returns each year he serves as governor.
- Friday, April 17, 2015 Austin, TXGovernor Abbott Statement On March Jobs Numbers
The Texas Workforce Commission today announced the State of Texas has achieved its lowest unemployment rate since 2007, dropping to 4.2 percent in March despite a seasonally adjusted employment decrease of 25,400 jobs.
- Wednesday, April 15, 2015 Austin, TexasGovernor Abbott Touts Franchise Tax Proposal On Tax Day
Governor Greg Abbott today hosted a press conference with Ellen Wood, co-founder and CEO of vcfo, a finance, human resources and recruiting professional services firm with Texas-based offices in Austin, Houston and Dallas, to promote his plan to reduce the business franchise tax.
- Wednesday, April 15, 2015 Austin, TexasFirst Lady Cecilia Abbott Addresses Leo C. Benavides Awards Dinner
First Lady Cecilia Abbott delivered the keynote address at last night's 17th Annual Leo C. Benavides Awards Dinner.
- Tuesday, April 14, 2015 Austin, Texas2015 Barbara Jordan Media Awards Winners Announced
The Governor’s Committee on People with Disabilities today announced the winners of the 2015 Barbara Jordan Media Awards, as selected by a panel of judges consisting of journalists, professionals in the field of disabilities and individuals with disabilities.
- Friday, April 10, 2015 Austin, TexasFirst Lady Cecilia Abbott Addresses #Stand4Freedom Rally On Texas Ending Modern Slavery Day
First Lady Cecilia Abbott today addressed attendants of the Texas Ending Modern Slavery Day #Stand4Freedom Rally on the south steps of the Texas Capitol.
- Friday, April 10, 2015 Austin, TexasGovernor Abbott Attends Fort Hood Purple Heart Medal Ceremony
Governor Greg Abbott today attended the Purple Heart and Defense of Freedom Medal Ceremony honoring the victims of the 2009 Fort Hood terrorist attack.
- Thursday, April 09, 2015 Austin, TexasGovernor Abbott Addresses Houston Hispanic Chamber Of Commerce
Governor Greg Abbott traveled to Houston today to address the Houston Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, America’s largest Hispanic Chamber comprised of over 4,000 Hispanic business owners and community leaders.