Saturday, May 30, 2015 Austin, TexasPresidential Disaster Declaration Granted For Texas Counties
On Friday afternoon, Governor Greg Abbott requested a Presidential Disaster Declaration for Texas counties due to damage sustained from the severe weather, tornadoes and flooding. The President this evening granted the request for funds that will aid Texas counties as they continue to recover and rebuild.
Friday, May 29, 2015 Austin, TexasGovernor Abbott Requests Presidential Disaster Declaration For Texas Counties
Governor Greg Abbott today requested a Presidential Disaster Declaration as a result of the damage sustained from the severe weather, tornado and flooding that began on May 4, 2015 and continues across the state.
Friday, May 29, 2015 Austin, TexasGovernor Abbott Adds 24 Counties To Disaster Declaration
Governor Greg Abbott today declared a state of disaster in 24 additional counties, bringing the total number of counties under Texas’ state disaster declaration to 70.
Friday, May 29, 2015 Austin, Texas WEB VIDEO: Governor Abbott Leads Transformation Of Early Education In Texas
Following Governor Greg Abbott signing his emergency early education initiatives into law on Thursday, the Office of the Governor today released a web video highlighting Governor Abbott’s plan to elevate Texas’ education system to be number one in the nation, beginning with the implementation of high-quality education standards for Texas Pre-K students.
Thursday, May 28, 2015 Austin, TexasGovernor Abbott Signs Emergency Early Education Bills
Governor Greg Abbott today signed four bills implementing his emergency early education initiative.
Wednesday, May 27, 2015 Austin, TexasGovernor Abbott Statement On EPA Water Regulations
Governor Greg Abbott today released the following statement regarding the federal Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Clean Water Rule.
Tuesday, May 26, 2015 Austin, TexasGovernor Abbott Statement On Executive Action Ruling
Texas Governor Greg Abbott today issued the following statement after the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled President Obama’s executive action granting legal status to millions of undocumented immigrants to be unlawful.
Monday, May 25, 2015 Austin, TexasGovernor Abbott Adds 24 Counties To Disaster Declaration
As severe weather including tornadoes, heavy rainfall, thunderstorms and flooding continue across areas of Texas, Governor Greg Abbott today declared a state of disaster in Archer, Bastrop, Caldwell, Cass, Collin, Dewitt, Fannin, Grayson, Harrison, Hays, Henderson, Hidalgo, Hill, Houston, Kendall, Jasper, Johnson, Newton, Nueces, Parker, San Jacinto, Walker, Wichita and Wilson counties.
Saturday, May 23, 2015 Austin, TexasGovernor Abbott Addresses Joint Legislative Session Honoring Memorial Day
Governor Greg Abbott today addressed a Joint Session of the Texas Legislature commemorating Texas fallen heroes in honor of Memorial Day.
Friday, May 22, 2015 Austin, TexasGovernor Abbott Signs SB 344 Into Law
Governor Greg Abbott today signed Senate Bill 344 (Huffman, R-Houston; Dale, R-Cedar Park) to take effect September 1, 2015. SB 344 makes online solicitation of a minor a punishable offense.