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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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Feb 22

Governor Abbott Commutes Death Sentence Of Thomas Bartlett Whitaker

Governor Greg Abbott today issued a proclamation commuting the death sentence of Thomas Bartlett Whitaker following a unanimous decision by the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles.

Feb 21

Governor Abbott Orders Immediate Action To Address The Safety Of Texas Schools

Governor Greg Abbott today sent a letter to Texas Education Agency (TEA) Commissioner Mike Morath ordering immediate action to ensure the safety of children in Texas schools following the tragedy that occurred at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida last week.

Feb 21

Governor Abbott Statement On The Death Of Billy Graham

Governor Greg Abbott today issued a statement following the death of the Reverend Billy Graham, who passed away in his North Carolina home this morning at the age of 99.

Feb 16

Governor Greg Abbott Declares Disaster Proclamation Extension For Texas Counties Impacted By Hurricane Harvey

Governor Greg Abbott today issued a proclamation extending the State Disaster Declaration for Texas counties affected by Hurricane Harvey.

Feb 16

Governor Abbott Sets Date For HD-13 Special Election

Governor Greg Abbott today issued a proclamation announcing May 5, 2018 as the special election date to fill the House District 13 seat recently vacated by Representative Leighton Schubert.

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Commission for Women

Promoting opportunities for Texas women through outreach, education, research and referral services.

Texas Military Preparedness Commission

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

Committee on People with Disabilities

Pursuing a vision where people with disabilities have full and equal access for independent, productive and self-determined lives.