Jun 21

Governor Abbott Deploys Wildfire Search And Rescue Support To New Mexico

Governor Greg Abbott today announced he directed the Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM) to deploy Texas A&M Task Force 1 personnel to Ruidoso, New Mexico for wildfire search and rescue response support at the request of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

Jun 21

Texas Seizes Over Half A Billion Lethal Doses Of Fentanyl

Governor Greg Abbott, the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS), and the Texas National Guard continue to work together to secure the border; stop the smuggling of drugs, weapons, and people into Texas; and prevent, detect, and interdict transnational criminal activity between ports of entry.

Jun 21

Texas Economy Growing Jobs Faster Than Nation

Governor Greg Abbott today celebrated Texas again adding jobs at a faster rate over the last 12 months than the nation as a whole following the release of May employment data.

Jun 20

Governor Abbott Deploys Texas Emergency Management Resources To Support New Mexico

Governor Greg Abbott today announced that he has deployed Texas emergency management resources to New Mexico to assist in the response efforts for multiple large wildfires and flash flooding impacting the state.

Jun 20

First Lady Abbott Hosts 2024 Governor’s Community Achievement Awards Ceremony In Austin

First Lady Cecilia Abbott last night hosted the annual Keep Texas Beautiful Governor’s Community Achievement Awards ceremony at the Governor's Mansion in Austin to recognize the countless volunteers across the state who help keep Texas clean and beautiful.

Jun 20

Governor Abbott Announces Seven New State Hospital Projects

Governor Greg Abbott today announced seven new state hospital projects to better serve people in need of inpatient psychiatric services.

Jun 20

Governor Abbott Announces Over $1.3 Million In Grants For Career And Technical Education Programs In Northeast Texas

Governor Greg Abbott today announced six Jobs and Education for Texans (JET) grants totaling $1,392,953 have been awarded to six schools in Northeast Texas by the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC).

Jun 19

Governor Abbott Issues Disaster Declaration As Tropical Storm Alberto Impacts Texas

Governor Greg Abbott today issued a disaster declaration for 51 Texas counties as Tropical Storm Alberto moves through the Gulf of Mexico with impacts expected to continue across the southern half of Texas.