Monday, July 06, 2015 Austin, TexasGovernor Abbott Presents Lone Star Medal Of Valor Award
Governor Greg Abbott today presented the Lone Star Medal of Valor Award to Werner W. “Ronnie” Reininger, CPL., USMC (retired) in San Antonio, Texas. The Lone Star Medal of Valor is an esteemed military service decoration awarded to an active member or veteran of the United States Armed Services who has demonstrated outstanding bravery and heroism while serving.
Friday, July 03, 2015 Austin, TexasICYMI: Governor Abbott: Texas To New Hampshire Businesses: Come On Down
Last week, Gov. Maggie Hassan vetoed a fiscally responsible budget that reduced the tax burden on job creators while funding critical services in the Granite State. New Hampshire already has high business tax rates when compared to surrounding states — and especially when compared to Texas.
Thursday, July 02, 2015 Austin, TexasGovernor Abbott Appoints University Student Regents And Student Representative To The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
Governor Greg Abbott has appointed 10 student regents to their respective universities for terms expiring on May 31, 2016. Governor Abbott also appointed a student representative to serve on the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.
Thursday, July 02, 2015 Austin, TexasTexas Reaches Agreement On Deep Water Horizon Case
Texas today announced an agreement in principle between BP Exploration and Production Inc. and the states of Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas, and the U.S. federal government.
Wednesday, July 01, 2015 Austin, TexasICYMI: Governor Abbott Invites New Hampshire Businesses To Relocate To Texas
Governor Greg Abbott spoke this morning with Peter St. James in New Hampshire on WTPL’s, “The Pulse” radio program to discuss New Hampshire Governor Maggie Hassan’s decision last week to veto a budget that included business tax cuts.
Monday, June 29, 2015 Austin, TexasGovernor Abbott Appoints Two To Board Of Pilot Commissioners For Galveston County Ports
Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Kenny Koncaba and reappointed Brad Boney to the Board of Pilot Commissioners for Galveston County Ports for terms to expire on February 1st, 2019.
Monday, June 29, 2015 Austin, TexasGovernor Abbott Statement On Supreme Court’s HB 2 Ruling
Governor Greg Abbott today issued the following statement on the Supreme Court’s ruling on HB 2.
Monday, June 29, 2015 Austin, TexasGovernor Abbott Statement On SCOTUS EPA Ruling
Governor Greg Abbott today issued the following statement on the Supreme Court’s decision to reject the EPA’s regulations on power plants.
Friday, June 26, 2015 Austin, TexasFirst Lady Cecilia Abbott to Chair 32nd Annual Governor’s Volunteer Awards
First Lady Cecilia Abbott today announced that she will serve as Honorary Chair of the 32nd Annual Governor’s Volunteer Awards.
Friday, June 26, 2015 Austin, TexasGovernor Abbott Issues Memo Directing State Agencies To Protect Religious Liberty
Following the Supreme Court’s ruling on same-sex marriage, Governor Greg Abbott today issued a memo to all state agency heads directing them to respect and preserve Texans religious liberties and First Amendment rights.