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.
Governor Abbott traveling the nation, letting business leaders know Texas is wide open for business.
Freedom of religion is the most sacred of our rights and our freedom to worship is secured by the Constitution.
- Thursday, September 03, 2015 Austin, TexasGovernor Abbott To Lead Delegation To Mexico City
Governor Greg Abbott will lead a delegation to Mexico City where he will hold meetings and events from Sunday, September 6th to Tuesday, September 8th.
- Wednesday, September 02, 2015 Austin, TexasGovernor Abbott Names Chair And Appoints Three To Texas Department of Motor Vehicles Board
Texas Governor Greg Abbott has reappointed and named Laura Ryan as Chairman of the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles Board for a term set to expire on February 1, 2021.
- Wednesday, September 02, 2015 Austin, TexasGovernor Abbott Appoints Three To Health and Human Services Transition Legislative Oversight Committee
Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Heather Griffith Peterson, Billy Hamilton, and John Colyandro to the Health and Human Services Transition Legislative Oversight Committee, for terms to expire at the pleasure of the Governor.
- Wednesday, September 02, 2015 Austin, TexasGovernor Abbott Issues Statewide Call To Stand With Law Enforcement In Texas
As Texas continues to mourn the loss of Harris County Sheriff Deputy Darren Goforth, Governor Greg Abbott today issued a statewide call to stand with law enforcement in Texas.
- Tuesday, September 01, 2015 Austin, TexasGovernor Abbott Sends Letter To Texas Congressional Delegation Urging Opposition To Iran Deal
Ahead of Congress’ return from recess next week, Governor Greg Abbott today sent a letter to each member of the Texas Congressional Delegation urging them to vote against President Obama’s deal with Iran and reaffirm the United States’ support for Israel.
- Monday, August 31, 2015 Austin, TexasGovernor Abbott Names Chair And Appoints Two To Board Of Pardons And Paroles
Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Ed Robertson of Pflugerville and has reappointed David Gutierrez of Belton to the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles for terms set to expire Feb. 1, 2021.
- Monday, August 31, 2015 Austin, TexasGovernor Abbott Celebrates Return Of Blue Bell At Texas Capitol
Governor Greg Abbott today welcomed the return of Blue Bell ice cream at the Texas Capitol. Today is the first day Blue Bell ice cream is available in select markets, including Austin.
- Monday, August 31, 2015 Austin, TexasGovernor Abbott Orders Harris County Flags To Be Flown Half-Staff In Honor Of Fallen Deputy Sheriff Goforth
Governor Greg Abbott today ordered Texas flags in Harris County to be lowered to half-staff in honor of the life and public service of Harris County Deputy Sheriff Darren Goforth, who was murdered late Friday.
- Saturday, August 29, 2015 Austin, TexasGovernor Abbott Issues Statement On Murder Of Harris County Sheriff’s Deputy
Governor Abbott today issued a statement following the murder of Sheriff’s Deputy Darren Goforth of Harris County late Friday.
- Friday, August 28, 2015 Austin, TexasGovernor Abbott Announces LIFE Initiative In Response To Planned Parenthood Videos
In response to the release of gruesome videos filmed at Planned Parenthood facilities, including Gulf Coast in Texas, Governor Greg Abbott today announced initiatives to provide greater protections for children in the womb and prevent the sale of baby body parts.