Expanding Economic Opportunity
We must do more to lighten the burden of government and expand economic opportunity by:
- Limiting skyrocketing property tax increases
- Prohibiting unfunded mandates on cities and counties
- Increasing taxpayer power in the property appraisal process
- Reducing regulatory hurdles
- Improving opportunities for advancement through licensing reform
Governor Abbott Delivers Remarks At National Federation Of Independent Business’ Texas Small Business Day Conference
Governor Greg Abbott today delivered remarks at the National Federation Of Independent Business' (NFIB) Texas Small Business Day Conference in Austin.
Governor Abbott Delivers State Of The State Remarks At Richardson Chamber Of Commerce Annual Luncheon
Governor Greg Abbott today kicked off his State of the State tour across Texas by speaking at the Richardson Chamber Of Commerce Annual Luncheon.
Governor Greg Abbott today delivered remarks at a groundbreaking ceremony for American SpiralWeld Pipe Company’s (SpiralWeld) new manufacturing facility in Paris, Texas.
Governor Greg Abbott today delivered remarks to business leaders and investors at the Opportunity Austin Investor's Lunch.
Governor Abbott Participates In Fireside Chat At The U.S. Chamber’s Association Committee Of 100 Meeting
Governor Greg Abbott today participated in a Fireside Chat at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Committee of 100 Meeting (C100) in Austin. The Governor and CCC100 Chairman Matt Shay discussed the importance of workforce development and the strategies behind Texas’ continued economic success.
Governor Greg Abbott today released a statement as Texas achieves a new record-low unemployment rate of 3.7 percent, the lowest level since the state unemployment data series began in January 1976, with 32,300 new jobs added in October and the largest over-the-year gain in the nation of 384,800 jobs.
Governor Greg Abbott today announced that East Penn Manufacturing Co. will be expanding its presence in Temple, Texas to grow its finishing distribution center operations.
Governor Greg Abbott today joined local community and business leaders at the Laredo Chamber of Commerce annual 2018 gala in celebration of the community's economic growth and success over the past year.
Governor Greg Abbott today announced that Infosys Limited will be expanding its presence in Richardson, Texas bringing 500 new jobs and $12.3 million in capital investment to the area.
The Texas Military Preparedness Commission today released its Texas Military Value Task Force Strategic Report, summarizing findings from visits to all Texas military installations and meetings with military installation commanders, staff and local community leaders.