News – Press Release

Jan 7

Governor Abbott Holds Domestic Terrorism Task Force Roundtable Discussion In Austin

Governor Greg Abbott today convened the Domestic Terrorism Task Force for a roundtable discussion at the Texas State Capitol.

Feb 26

Governor Abbott Announces New Freshpet Manufacturing Facility in Ennis

Governor Greg Abbott today announced that Freshpet, Inc. will build a new pet food manufacturing facility in Ennis, Texas.

Feb 25

First Lady Cecilia Abbott Delivers Remarks During “Be the One” Human Trafficking Awareness Presentation At Luling High School

First Lady Cecilia Abbott delivered remarks at Luling High School as part of a human trafficking awareness presentation for junior and senior students.

Feb 25

Nominations Now Open For The 2020 Governor’s Volunteer Awards

The Governor's Volunteer Awards are administered by the OneStar Foundation, and are an opportunity for the state of Texas to honor those who exhibit excellence in serving their communities.

Feb 22

Governor Abbott Delivers Remarks At The Longview Sesquicentennial Ball

The Governor highlighted Longview's growth into a thriving community, as well as the profound impact the city had on his own life.

Feb 20

Governor Abbott Establishes Customized Clemency Application For Survivors Of Human Trafficking And Domestic Abuse

Governor Greg Abbott today established a customized clemency application specifically for survivors of human trafficking or domestic violence in coordination with the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles (BPP).

Feb 13

Governor Abbott Charges Tri-Agency Workforce Initiative With Continued Transformation Of Workforce Development

Governor Greg Abbott today charged the Tri-Agency Workforce Initiative, to marshal the combined resources of the three agencies to carry forward the reforms adopted by the 86th Legislature through the passage of House Bill 3 and to identify strategies to address long-term workforce development needs across the state.

Feb 11

Governor Abbott Announces Departure of Top Adviser

For the last seven years, Matt Hirsch has guided messaging, press relations, and media strategy for the Governor.