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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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Apr 15

Governor Abbott Issues Disaster Declaration For East Texas Flooding

Governor Greg Abbott today issued a disaster declaration for seven East Texas counties impacted by severe storms and flooding that began last week and continues to affect homes, businesses, and the agriculture industry throughout those regions.

Apr 15

Governor Abbott Announces 2024 Star Of Texas Nominations

Governor Greg Abbott today announced that nominations for the 2024 Star of Texas Awards, which honor peace officers, firefighters, emergency medical first responders, and federal law enforcement who were seriously injured or killed in the line of duty, are now open. Nominations are due to the Office of the Governor by June 13, 2024.

Apr 13

Governor Abbott Advocates For Adoption With His Family’s Story At CHOSEN Conference In Plano

Governor Abbott today participated in a fireside chat to bring attention to Texas' efforts to increase adoption and foster care resources across the state to help children find their forever families at the CHOSEN Conference in Plano.

Apr 12

Operation Lone Star Arrests Violent Criminals, Human Smugglers

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

Apr 11

Governor Abbott, Fellow Governors Urge President Biden To Protect Medicaid Safety Net

Governor Greg Abbott today sent a letter with Georgia Governor Brian Kemp, Idaho Governor Brad Little, Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds, Louisiana Governor Jeff Landry, Missouri Governor Mike Parson, Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt, and Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon, to President Joe Biden urging him to reverse his Administration's policies that would strip millions of Americans from access to crucial healthcare and harm critical healthcare systems serving our most vulnerable citizens.

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