Noticias – Press Release

Sep 17

Governor Abbott Expands Capacity For Certain Services In Texas, Announces Guidance For Nursing Home, Long-Term Care Visitations

Governor Greg Abbott today held a press conference to provide an update on the state's ongoing efforts to combat COVID-19.

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. 

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).

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).

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:

Oct 25

Governor Abbott Announces Additional HHS Resources To Mitigate COVID-19 In El Paso

Governor Greg Abbott today announced that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) activated additional resources to help combat COVID-19 in the El Paso region.

Oct 25

State Of Texas To Establish Alternate Care Site In El Paso To Expand Hospital Capacity

Governor Greg Abbott today announced that the Texas Division of Emergency Management is establishing an alternate care site in El Paso to expand hospital capacity in the region. The facility will provide El Paso with additional hospital beds, medical equipment, and medical personnel to assist with the region's COVID-19 response.

Oct 25

Governor Abbott Requests To Use William Beaumont Army Medical Center For Non-COVID Patients in El Paso

Governor Greg Abbott today held a call with Dr. Robert Kadlec, the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) at the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS), to discuss hospital capacity needs in the City of El Paso. A readout of the call can be found below: