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Governor Abbott traveling the nation, letting business leaders know Texas is wide open for business.
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- Friday, September 04, 2015 Austin, TexasICYMI: Governor Abbott Discusses Call To Support Law Enforcement On The Real Story
Governor Greg Abbott today appeared on Fox News Channel’s The Real Story with Gretchen Carlson to discuss his call to support law enforcement following the murder of Harris County Sheriff’s Deputy Darren Goforth last week.
- Thursday, September 03, 2015 Austin, TexasFirst Lady Cecilia Abbott and OneStar Foundation Announce Winners of the 2015 Governor's Volunteer Awards
First Lady Cecilia Abbott, Honorary Chair of the 2015 Governor’s Volunteer Awards, and the OneStar Foundation today announced the recipients of the 32nd annual Governor’s Volunteer Awards.
- Thursday, September 03, 2015 Austin, TexasGovernor Abbott Appoints Nine To Governor’s University Research Initiative Advisory Board
Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Jacquie Baly, Cindy Conroy, Antonio Falcon, John Goodman, Wendy Gramm, James Huffines, J. Michael Lewis, Michael Plank, and Sam Susser to the Governor’s University Research Initiative Advisory Board for terms to expire at the pleasure of the Governor.
- Thursday, September 03, 2015 Austin, TexasGovernor Greg Abbott Orders Texas Flags To Be Flown Half-Staff Statewide In Honor Of Deputy Sheriff Goforth
Governor Greg Abbott today ordered Texas flags across the state to be lowered to half-staff on Friday, September 4th, the day of Harris County Deputy Sheriff Darren Goforth’s funeral.
- 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.