Aug 23

Governor Abbott Issues Disaster Declaration In Response To Drought Conditions In South Texas

Governor Greg Abbott today issued a State Disaster Declaration for seven counties in South Texas currently experiencing severe drought conditions resulting in an increased threat of wildfire.

Press Release

Aug 23

Governor Abbott Declares State of Disaster In South Texas Due To Drought Conditions

Governor Greg Abbott today declared a state of disaster in Duval, Hall, Jim Hogg, Randall, Swisher, Webb, and Zapata counties following severe drought conditions.

Proclamation

Aug 22

Governor Abbott Holds First Texas Safety Commission Meeting On Combating Hate And Extremism In Texas

Governor Greg Abbott today hosted the first meeting of the Texas Safety Commission in Austin.

Press Release

Aug 21

Governor Abbott Holds Ceremonial Bill Signing Establishing College Of Medicine At University Of Houston

Governor Greg Abbott today ceremonially signed into law House Bill 826 (Zerwas/Huffman), establishing the College of Medicine at the University of Houston.

Press Release

Aug 20

Governor Abbott Names Daniel Chair And Appoints Demerson To Texas Workforce Commission

Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Aaron Demerson to the Texas Workforce Commission for a term set to expire February 1, 2021. Additionally, the Governor named Bryan Daniel chair.

Press Release, Appointment

Aug 20

Governor Abbott Announces New Uber Hub in Dallas

Governor Greg Abbott today announced that Uber Technologies, Inc. will establish a new U.S. General and Administrative Hub that will house various corporate functions in Dallas, Texas

Press Release

Aug 19

Governor Abbott Sets Special Election For Texas House District 148

Governor Greg Abbott today issued a proclamation announcing Tuesday, November 5, 2019 as the special election date to fill the Texas House of Representatives District 148 seat recently vacated by former Representative Jessica Farrar.

Aug 19

Governor Abbott Announces Texas Safety Commission

Last week, Governor Greg Abbott announced the Domestic Terrorism Task Force to combat hateful acts of extremism in Texas following the recent shooting in El Paso. Today, Governor Abbott announced the Texas Safety Commission, which will develop an immediate action plan for the State of Texas.

Press Release