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Governor Greg Abbott

As the 48th Governor of the State of Texas, Greg Abbott continues to build on his long record as a conservative leader who fights to preserve Texas values like faith, family and freedom.


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Gov. Abbott has many things he wants to accomplish to make Texas stronger and ready for the future.

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Mar 30

Governor Abbott Announces Approval Of 1135 Medicaid Waiver

This approval grants Texas flexibility in administering Medicaid while the state continues to respond to COVID-19.

Mar 30

Governor Abbott Waives COVID-19 Medical Cost-Sharing For Public Safety Employees

Governor Greg Abbott has waived certain statutory provisions to ensure public safety employees who contract COVID-19 during the course of their employment will be reimbursed.

Mar 29

Governor Abbott Announces Expanded Health Care Capacities In Texas, Issues Executive Orders To Expand Quarantines And Protect Public Safety

During the press conference, the Governor issued two new Executive Orders to protect public safety and further combat the spread of COVID-19 in Texas.

Mar 29

Governor Abbott Announces HHSC Request Of Section 1135 Waiver To Support Health Care Workforce In Medicaid Program

If granted, the Section 1135 Medicaid waiver flexibilities would remain in place for as long as necessary during the public health emergency.

Mar 28

Governor Abbott Removes Licensing Barriers For Advance Practice Registered Nurses

Governor Greg Abbott has waived certain regulations allowing for an expedited licensing reactivation process for Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRN) in Texas.

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Child Sex Trafficking Team

Working to prevent victimization and to recognize, recover, heal, and bring justice to survivors.

Appointments Office

Searching for the most qualified individuals in Texas to lead boards, commissions and other oversight groups in service to our state.

Economic Development

Promoting Texas with expanding companies and visitors from across the country and all over the world.