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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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Dec 2

Governor Abbott, HHSC Announce Extension Of Emergency SNAP Benefits For December 2022

Governor Greg Abbott today announced the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) is providing more than $341.4 million in emergency Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) food benefits for the month of December. The allotments are expected to help about 1.6 million Texas households.

Dec 2

Texas Leads Fight Against Growing National Fentanyl Crisis

Governor Greg Abbott, the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS), and the Texas National Guard are continuing to work together to secure the border; stop the smuggling of drugs, weapons, and people into Texas; and prevent, detect, and interdict transnational criminal behavior between ports of entry.

Dec 1

Governor Abbott Celebrates University Of Houston’s Groundbreaking Fentanyl Vaccine

Governor Greg Abbott today celebrated the tremendous achievement of researchers at the University of Houston (UH) who have developed a groundbreaking fentanyl vaccine with the potential to save millions of innocent lives from fentanyl poisonings and addiction.

Dec 1

Governor Abbott Announces Senior Staff Leadership

Governor Greg Abbott today announced senior staff leadership in his administration following hiring and staff changes.

Nov 28

Governor Abbott Announces New Senior Leadership Of DFPS

Governor Greg Abbott today announced new leadership appointments at the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) that strengthen the agency’s mission of serving vulnerable adults and children across Texas by providing high-quality programs and services.

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Child Sex Trafficking Team

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