Jun 24

Governor Abbott Announces Over $6.3 Million In Workforce Grants

Governor Greg Abbott today announced over $6.3 million in Texas Talent Connection grants were awarded to 20 innovative workforce skills training and job placement programs in communities across the state.

Press Release

Jun 24

Governor Abbott Appoints Hjaltman To Public Utility Commission Of Texas

Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Courtney Hjaltman to the Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUC) for a term set to expire on September 1, 2025.

Appointment

Jun 24

Texas Again Named Best Business Climate In The Nation

Governor Greg Abbott today celebrated Texas being recognized the Best Business Climate in the nation for the second year in a row by Business Facilities magazine in their 20th Annual Rankings Report.

Press Release

Jun 24

Governor Abbott Appoints Foster To ERCOT Board Selection Committee

Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Paul Foster to the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) Board Selection Committee for a term to expire at the pleasure of the Governor.

Appointment

Jun 21

Governor Abbott Appoints McCracken To Texas Violent Gang Task Force

Governor Greg Abbott has appointed David McCracken to the Texas Violent Gang Task Force for a term set to expire at the pleasure of the Governor.

Appointment

Jun 21

Governor Abbott Deploys Wildfire Search And Rescue Support To New Mexico

Governor Greg Abbott today announced he directed the Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM) to deploy Texas A&M Task Force 1 personnel to Ruidoso, New Mexico for wildfire search and rescue response support at the request of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

Press Release

Jun 21

Texas Seizes Over Half A Billion Lethal Doses Of Fentanyl

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.

Press Release

Jun 21

Texas Economy Growing Jobs Faster Than Nation

Governor Greg Abbott today celebrated Texas again adding jobs at a faster rate over the last 12 months than the nation as a whole following the release of May employment data.

Press Release