Noticias – Press Release

Apr 22

Governor Abbott, TDEM Encourage Texans To Take Part In Emergency Supplies Sales Tax Holiday Weekend

Governor Greg Abbott and the Texas Division of Emergency Management today are encouraging Texans to take part in this year's Emergency Supplies Sales Tax Holiday Weekend, which runs April 24th through the 26th.

Apr 20

Governor Abbott Announces 24 Participating Counties In Eighth Week Of Save Our Seniors COVID-19 Vaccine Initiative

Governor Greg Abbott today announced that the Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM), the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS), and the Texas Military Department (TMD) have announced 24 counties participating in the eighth week of the Save Our Seniors COVID-19 vaccine initiative.

Apr 16

Governor Abbott Statement On Biden Administration Reversal Of 1115 Medicaid Waiver Extension

Governor Greg Abbott today issued a statement after the Biden administration rescinded a 10-year 1115 Medicaid waiver extension that was granted by the previous administration.

Apr 16

Governor Abbott Announces Great Lakes Cheese Expansion Into Abilene

Governor Greg Abbott today announced that Great Lakes Cheese will establish a new Packaging and Distribution Facility in Abilene.

Apr 15

Governor Abbott Announces Extension For FEMA Individual Assistance Registration Period

Governor Greg Abbott today announced that at the request of the Texas Division of Emergency Management, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has extended the Individual Assistance registration period for Texans impacted by the winter storm.

Apr 15

Governor Greg Abbott Announces Star Of Texas Nominations

Governor Greg Abbott today announced that nominations for the 2021 Star of Texas Awards, which honor peace officers, firefighters, emergency medical first responders, and federal law enforcement who were seriously injured or killed in the line of duty, are now open.

Apr 15

Governor Abbott Announces Film Friendly Texas Designation For The City Of Pilot Point

Governor Greg Abbott today announced that the City of Pilot Point, having completed the multi-step training and certification process, has been designated as a Film Friendly Texas community by the Texas Film Commission, which for 50 years has helped to grow local jobs and economies by promoting the Lone Star State as the premier destination for film, television, commercial, animation, visual effects, and video game production.

Apr 15

Governor Abbott Urges President Biden, Vice President Harris To Designate Mexican Drug Cartels As Foreign Terrorist Organizations

Governor Greg Abbott today sent a letter to President Joe Biden and Vice President and Border Czar Kamala Harris encouraging the federal government to designate Mexican drug cartels as foreign terrorist organizations.