Oct 4

Governor Abbott Deploys Additional State Resources To Assist Florida’s Hurricane Ian Recovery

Governor Greg Abbott today directed the Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM) to deploy additional state resources to support Florida's response and recovery efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Ian.

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Oct 4

Governor Abbott Announces Edinburg Designated As Music Friendly Community

Governor Greg Abbott today announced that the City of Edinburg, having completed the multi-step certification process, has been designated as a Music Friendly Community by the Texas Music Office (TMO).

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Oct 4

Governor Abbott Statement On Loss Of Texas National Guard Soldier

Governor Greg Abbott today issued a statement on the Texas National Guard soldier who died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound in Eagle Pass.

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Oct 3

Governor Abbott, HHSC Announce Extension Of Emergency SNAP Benefits For October 2022

Governor Greg Abbott today today announced the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) is providing more than $329.4 million in emergency Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) food benefits for the month of October.

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Oct 3

Governor Abbott Appoints Vegas To Texas Energy Reliability Council

Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Pablo Vegas to the Texas Energy Reliability Council for a term at the pleasure of the Governor.

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Oct 3

Governor Abbott Announces New Chief Of School Safety And Security

Governor Greg Abbott today announced John P. Scott as the new Chief of School Safety and Security within the Texas Education Agency (TEA), starting today, Monday, October 3.

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Sep 30

Governor Abbott Mobilizes Additional State Resources To Support Florida’s Hurricane Ian Response

Governor Greg Abbott today directed the Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM) to mobilize additional state resources to Florida to assist their response and recovery efforts following Hurricane Ian.

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Sep 30

Operation Lone Star Stops Human Smuggling Attempts At Border

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

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