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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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Jul 19

Governor Abbott Appoints McCoy To Texas Juvenile Justice Advisory Board

Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Tim McCoy to the Texas Juvenile Justice Advisory Board for a term at the pleasure of the Governor.

Jul 18

State Leaders Send Letter To District And County Attorneys Regarding Hemp And Marijuana Possession Cases

Governor Greg Abbott, Lt. Governor Dan Patrick, Speaker Dennis Bonnen, and Attorney General Ken Paxton today sent a letter to all Texas District and County Attorneys (DAs) regarding recently dismissed marijuana possession cases and reports that some DAs will no longer prosecute misdemeanor marijuana cases.

Jul 17

Federal Disaster Declaration Granted Following Severe Weather In The Rio Grande Valley

On July 10th, Governor Abbott sent a letter to President Trump requesting a Presidential Disaster Declaration for three counties in the Rio Grande Valley that sustained severe weather and flooding causing widespread damage. Today, the President granted Governor Abbott’s request that will provide Individual Assistance for those in Cameron, Hidalgo and Willacy counties.

Jul 12

Texas Deploys Resources To Louisiana To Assist With Disaster Response

Governor Greg Abbott today offered assistance to Louisiana in response to Tropical Storm Barry, which is expected to make landfall on the Gulf Coast of Louisiana.

Jul 10

Governor Abbott Requests Presidential Disaster Declaration Following Severe Weather In The Rio Grande Valley

Governor Greg Abbott today sent a letter to President Donald Trump requesting a Presidential Disaster Declaration for three Texas counties located in the Rio Grande Valley that were impacted by storms that caused widespread damage and flooding.

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Child Sex Trafficking Team

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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.