Oct 30

Sexual Assault Survivors’ Task Force Issues First Biennial Report To Texas Legislature

The Office of the Governor's Sexual Assault Survivors' Task Force (SASTF) today issued its first Biennial Report to the Texas Legislature. 

Press Release

Oct 29

Governor Abbott, TEA Issue Report Showing Teacher Pay Raises For 2019-2020 School Year

Governor Greg Abbott and the Texas Education Agency (TEA) today released a report showing significant pay raises for Texas teachers for the 2019-2020 academic year as a result of House Bill 3 (HB 3).

Press Release

Oct 29

Governor Abbott Announces New Braunfels Designated As Music Friendly Community

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

Press Release

Oct 29

Governor Abbott Appoints VanSteenberg To Commission on State Emergency Communications

The commission is charged with administering the state 9-1-1 service program and the statewide poison control program.

Appointment

Oct 28

Governor Abbott Reappoints Four To Texas Forensic Science Commission

Governor Greg Abbott has reappointed Patrick Buzzini, Ph.D., Bruce Budowle, Ph.D., Nancy Downing, Ph.D., and Jasmine Drake, Ph.D. to the Texas Forensic Science Commission for terms set to expire on September 1, 2022.

Appointment

Oct 27

Governor Abbott Appoints Distefano To Texas Medical Board

Governor Greg Abbott has appointed James “JD” Distefano, D.O. to the Texas Medical Board for a term set to expire April 13, 2025. The board regulates the practice of medicine in Texas.

Appointment

Oct 26

Governor Abbott Statement On Justice Amy Coney Barrett Confirmation To United States Supreme Court

Governor Greg Abbott issued the following statement congratulating Justice Amy Coney Barrett on her confirmation to the United States Supreme Court:

Press Release

Oct 26

Governor Greg Abbott Appoints Four To State Independent Living Council

The council develops the State Plan for Independent Living and serves as a resource to state and local organizations on Independent Living and related issues for persons with disabilities.

Appointment