- 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.
- Thursday, May 21, 2015 Austin, TexasGovernor Abbott, Lt. Governor Patrick, Speaker Straus Announce Tax Relief For Texans
Governor Greg Abbott, Lt. Governor Dan Patrick and Speaker Joe Straus today announced a $3.8 billion tax relief package for Texas businesses and homeowners.
- Thursday, May 21, 2015 Austin, TexasGovernor Abbott Signs Senate Bill 925
Governor Greg Abbott today signed Senate Bill 925 (Kolkhorst, R-Brenham; Aycock, R- Killeen), which establishes literacy achievement academies to provide high-quality, face-to-face professional development to public school teachers who instruct students in kindergarten through third grade.
- Wednesday, May 20, 2015 Van, TexasFirst Lady Visits Van, Receives Briefing On Tornado Damage And Recovery
First Lady Cecilia Abbott today visited Van, the East Texas town that suffered extensive damage as a result of a May 10, 2015 tornado.
- Tuesday, May 19, 2015 Austin, TexasGovernor Abbott Appoints Moore To State Preservation Board
Governor Greg Abbott today appointed Iris Moore of Fort Worth to the State Preservation Board for a term to expire on February 1, 2017.
- Monday, May 18, 2015 Austin, TexasGovernor Abbott Signs HB 40 Into Law
Governor Greg Abbott today signed House Bill 40 (Darby, R-San Angelo; Fraser, R-Horseshoe Bay), which preempts regulation of oil and gas activity at the city level and resides that duty with the state, and ensures that any local regulation of surface activity is commercially reasonable and does not effectively prohibit an oil and gas operation.
- Monday, May 18, 2015 Austin, TexasGovernor Abbott Statement On Waco Shootings
Governor Greg Abbott today released the following statement on the gang-related violence that took place in Waco, TX on Sunday.
- Monday, May 18, 2015 Austin, TexasGovernor Abbott Names Five To Lower Colorado River Authority Board Of Directors
Governor Greg Abbott today appointed Martha Leigh Whitten, George W. Russell, Joseph M. “Joe” Crane and Charles Barton “Bart” Johnson to the Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA) Board of Directors, and reappointed current board member Lori A. Berger for terms to expire February 1, 2021.
- Saturday, May 16, 2015 Austin, TexasGovernor Abbott Delivers 2015 Commencement Address At University Of North Texas
Governor Abbott Delivers 2015 Commencement Address At University Of North Texas 2015 commencement ceremony, held in Denton, Texas on Saturday evening.