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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.

The Governor's Initiatives


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Oct 17

Governor Abbott Announces New Funding To Crack Down On Border Crime

Governor Greg Abbott today announced $5.8 million in grant funding for the Border Prosecution Unit (BPU) to help crack down on gangs and Transnational Criminal Organizations (TCOs) along the Texas border.

Oct 16

Governor Greg Abbott Issues Disaster Declaration For 18 Texas Counties In Response To Severe Weather And Flooding

Governor Greg Abbott today issued a State Disaster Declaration for 18 Texas counties impacted by recent severe weather and flooding that has caused widespread property damage, and threatened loss of life.

Oct 16

Governor Abbott Attends Dallas Police Department Awards Ceremony

Governor Greg Abbott today attended and delivered remarks at an awards ceremony in Dallas, Texas, hosted by the Dallas Police Department.

Oct 16

First Lady Cecilia Abbott Honors Winners Of The 2018 Governor’s Volunteer Awards

First Lady Cecilia Abbott, Honorary Chair of the 2018 Governor’s Volunteer Awards, hosted a reception at the Governor’s Mansion last night honoring the fifteen winners of the 2018 Governor’s Volunteer Awards.

Oct 16

Governor Abbott Orders Increased Readiness Of State Operations Center In Response To Severe Weather And Flooding In Texas

Governor Greg Abbott has ordered the Texas State Operations Center (SOC) to elevate its readiness level as severe weather and flooding continue to impact parts of the state.

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Economic Development

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

Texas Military Preparedness Commission

Continuing Texas’ proud military history by working to preserve and expand the state’s 15 major military installations.

Appointments Office

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