Jan 27

Governor Abbott Delivers Remarks at Border Security Briefing In Weslaco

Governor Greg Abbott today delivered remarks at a border security briefing in Weslaco attended by eleven state attorneys general from across the nation.

Press Release

Jan 27

Governor Abbott Reappoints Five to Texas Forensic Science Commission

Governor Greg Abbott has reappointed Jeffrey Barnard, M.D., Michael Coble, Ph.D., Mark Daniel of Fort Worth, Sarah Kerrigan, Ph.D., and Jarvis Parsons to the Texas Forensic Science Commission for terms set to expire on September 1, 2023.

Appointment

Jan 27

State Of Texas, Tokyo Metropolitan Government Sign Statement Of Mutual Cooperation

The Office of the Governor's Economic Development and Tourism (EDT) Office yesterday signed a Statement of Mutual Cooperation (SMC) with the Tokyo Metropolitan Government's (TMG) Bureau of Industrial and Labor Affairs, which outlines a program framework to assist Tokyo's small and medium-sized enterprises as they seek to expand their business to Texas.

Press Release

Jan 26

Governor Abbott Appoints Five to State Independent Living Council

Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Heisha Freeman, Michael Garrett, David Lunt, and Janet "Jan" McSorley and reappointed Joseph "Joe" Rogers to the State Independent Living Council for terms set to expire on October 24, 2024.

Appointment

Jan 22

Governor Abbott Renews Border Security Disaster Declaration In January 2022

Governor Abbott Renews Border Security Disaster Declaration In January 2022

Proclamation

Jan 22

Governor Abbott Renews COVID-19 Disaster Declaration In January 2022

Governor Abbott Renews COVID-19 Disaster Declaration In January 2022

Proclamation

Jan 22

Governor Abbott Statement On Death Of DPS Special Agent Anthony Salas

Governor Greg Abbott today issued a statement after the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) announced that Special Agent Anthony Salas was killed in the line of duty following a vehicle accident in Eagle Pass.

Press Release

Jan 21

Governor Abbott: Texas Again Sets Record High For Employment

Governor Greg Abbott today announced the state of Texas smashed another all-time record for job creation by reaching 13,059,600 total jobs, surpassing all previous employment highs.

Press Release