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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.


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

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Feb 25

Governor Abbott Announces Film Friendly Texas Designation For Bastrop County

Governor Greg Abbott today announced that Bastrop County, having completed the multi-step training and certification process, has been designated as a Film Friendly Texas community by the Texas Film Commission, which for 50 years has helped to grow local jobs and economies by promoting the Lone Star State as the premier destination for film, television, commercial, animation, visual effects, and video game production.

Feb 25

Governor Abbott, TDEM Launch Call Center To Assist Texans With Texas Individual Assistance Reporting Tool

Greg Abbott today announced that the Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM), with the assistance of the Texas Military Department, launched a call center to assist Texans, who have limited or no internet access, with completing the State of Texas Assessment Tool (iSTAT).

Feb 24

Governor Abbott Delivers Televised Statewide Address On Power Outages, Winter Weather Response In Texas

Governor Greg Abbott tonight delivered a televised statewide address on the state's response to recent power outages caused by the severe winter weather as well as the actions the state is taking to ensure the reliability of Texas’ power infrastructure. 

Feb 24

Governor Abbott, TDLR Issue Temporary Waiver To Increase Fuel Supply In Texas

Governor Greg Abbott and the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR) have issued a temporary waiver to increase the fuel supply in Texas.`

Feb 24

Governor Abbott, TDHCA Extend Housing Tax Credit Application Deadline

Governor Greg Abbott and the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (TDHCA) have extended the submission deadline for housing tax credit applications.

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