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Governor Greg Abbott

Named “Best Governor in the Nation” in 2020, Governor Greg Abbott continues to build on his record as a strong conservative leader who fights to preserve Texas values.


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May 17

Governor Abbott Announces End to Federal Pandemic-Related Unemployment Benefits

Governor Greg Abbott today informed the U.S. Department of Labor that Texas will opt out of further federal unemployment compensation related to the COVID-19 pandemic, effective June 26, 2021.

May 17

Governor Abbott Activates Numerous State Resources As Severe Weather, Flash Flooding Threaten Much Of Texas

Governor Greg Abbott today rostered and activated numerous state resources ahead of severe weather and flash flooding that is expected to impact much of Texas over the next few days.

May 14

Governor Abbott Announces 20 Million COVID-19 Vaccine Doses Administered In Texas

Over 50% Of Eligible Texans 16 And Older Have Received At Least One Dose

May 14

Governor’s Commission For Women Announces Women-Owned Business Webinar Series And Pitch Competition

In recognition of Small Business Week in Texas, the Governor’s Commission for Women today announced a Women-Owned Business Webinar Series beginning in July and focusing on resources available for women-owned small businesses in each region of Texas.

May 13

Texas First Lady Cecilia Abbott Delivers Remarks At Zonta Club Of Parker County’s Status Of Women Luncheon

Texas First Lady Cecilia Abbott today delivered remarks at the Zonta Club of Parker County's Status of Women Luncheon.

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