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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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Jun 5

Governor Abbott Holds Briefing On Tropical Storm Cristobal, Provides Update On Hurricane Preparedness

Governor Greg Abbott held a press conference where he provided an update on Tropical Storm Cristobal, as well as hurricane preparedness and special COVID-19 considerations.

Jun 4

Governor Abbott, HHSC Announce Extension Of Emergency SNAP Benefits During COVID-19 Pandemic

HHSC received federal approval from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to extend the maximum, allowable amount of SNAP benefits to recipients based on family size.

Jun 2

Governor Abbott Provides Update On State’s Response To Protest Violence, Calls For Unity And Peaceful Protests

Governor Greg Abbott today held a press conference in Dallas where he provided an update on Texas' response to protest violence across the state.

Jun 1

Governor Abbott, U.S. Attorneys Announce Federal Prosecution For Protest Agitators Violating Federal Law

Governor Greg Abbott announced that individuals who come to Texas from out of state to engage in looting, violence, or other destructive acts in violation of federal law will be subject to federal prosecution.

May 31

Governor Abbott Surges State Resources In Response To Protest Violence

Governor Greg Abbott today surged substantial statewide resources to cities throughout Texas in response to escalating protest violence.

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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.