Noticias – Press Release

May 17

President Biden Partially Approves Governor Abbott’s Request For Major Disaster Declaration For Severe Weather, Flooding

Governor Greg Abbott today announced that President Joe Biden approved the state’s request for a Major Disaster Declaration for Texas counties impacted by severe weather and flooding that began on April 26.

May 17

Operation Lone Star Deploys Drone Technology To Stop Illegal Crossings

Governor Greg Abbott, the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS), and the Texas National Guard continue to work together to secure the border; stop t

May 17

Texas Triples U.S. Job Growth Rate In April

Governor Greg Abbott today celebrated the strength of the growing Texas workforce and diverse Texas economy following the release of employment numbers showing Texas tripled the monthly job growth rate of the U.S., adding 42,600 non-farm jobs in April.

May 17

Governor Abbott Issues Statement On Severe Weather In Southeast Texas

Governor Greg Abbott today issued a statement on the severe weather and tornadoes that have impacted communities in Southeast Texas.

May 16

Governor Abbott Dedicates DPS Fallen Officers Memorial In Austin

Governor Greg Abbott today participated in the dedication ceremony for the Texas Department of Public Safety’s (DPS) new Fallen Officers Memorial during their annual Peace Officers Memorial Service in Austin.

May 16

Governor Abbott Pardons Daniel Perry Following Board Recommendation

Governor Abbott today issued a proclamation granting a full pardon to U.S. Army Sergeant Daniel Perry following a unanimous recommendation by the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles.

May 15

Governor Abbott Requests Presidential Disaster Declaration For Severe Weather, Flooding

Governor Greg Abbott today sent a letter to President Joe Biden requesting a Presidential Disaster Declaration for Texas communities impacted by recent severe weather and flooding that began on April 26.

May 14

Governor Abbott Hosts Swedish Minister Of Foreign Affairs Billström At Governor’s Mansion

Governor Greg Abbott today held a meeting at the Governor’s Mansion in Austin with the Swedish Minister of Foreign Affairs Tobias Billström and a delegation of other Swedish leaders to discuss bolstering the international economic partnership between Texas and Sweden.