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Governor Greg Abbott

Named one of the 100 Most Influential People in the world by TIME in 2024, Governor Greg Abbott continues to build on his record as a strong conservative leader who fights to preserve Texas values.


Governor Abbott has many things he wants to accomplish to make Texas stronger and ready for the future.

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May 20

Governor Abbott Announces Over $44 Million In Grants To Serve Veterans And Their Families

Governor Greg Abbott and the Texas Veterans Commission (TVC) today announced over $44 million in Fund for Veterans’ Assistance (FVA) grants that will be distributed among 181 organizations across the state.

May 20

Governor Abbott Proclaims Travel And Tourism Week In Texas

Governor Greg Abbott today invited all Texans to celebrate the invaluable contributions of the state’s travel and tourism industry and the passionate Texans working in this field by proclaiming May 19–25 as Travel and Tourism Week in Texas.

May 19

Governor Abbott Requests Disaster Assistance For Additional Counties Impacted By Severe Weather

Governor Greg Abbott today directed the Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM) to request additional counties be added to the Presidential Disaster Declaration for severe weather and flooding that began on April 26.

May 17

President Biden Partially Approves Governor Abbott’s Request For Major Disaster Declaration For Severe Weather, Flooding

Governor Greg Abbott today announced that President Joe Biden approved the state’s request for a Major Disaster Declaration for Texas counties impacted by severe weather and flooding that began on April 26.

May 17

Operation Lone Star Deploys Drone Technology To Stop Illegal Crossings

Governor Greg Abbott, the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS), and the Texas National Guard continue to work together to secure the border; stop t

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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.