Jun 26

Governor Abbott Applauds Sen. Creighton And Rep. Smithee’s Intention To Author Pro-Life Insurance Reform Legislation

In the upcoming special legislative session, Sen. Brandon Creighton and Rep. John Smithee will author pro-life insurance reform legislation.

Press Release, Legislative

Jun 26

Governor Abbott Applauds Sen. Perry, Rep. Greg Bonnen’s Intention To Author Do-Not-Resuscitate Order Legislation

In the upcoming special legislative session, Sen. Charles Perry and Rep. Greg Bonnen will author legislation to strengthen patient protections related to Do-Not-Resuscitate (DNR) orders.

Press Release, Legislative

Jun 26

Governor Abbott Applauds Sen. Schwertner, Rep. Springer ‘s Intention To Author Legislation Prohibiting Taxpayer Funding For Abortion Providers

In the upcoming special legislative session, Sen. Charles Schwertner and Rep. Drew Springer will author legislation to prohibit local and state governments from providing taxpayer funds to abortion providers.

Press Release, Legislative

Jun 23

Governor Abbott Applauds Sen. Campbell, Rep. Capriglione’s Intention To Author Abortion Complication Reporting Legislation

In the upcoming special legislative session, Sen. Donna Campbell and Rep. Giovanni Capriglione will author legislation to strengthen reporting requirements when health complications result from abortions.

Press Release, Legislative

Jun 23

Governor Abbott Applauds Sen. Kolkhorst And Reps. Burkett, Thierry And Walle’s Intention To File Maternal Mortality Legislation

In the upcoming special legislative session, Sen. Lois Kolkhorst Rep. Cindy Burkett, Rep. Shawn Thierry and Rep. Armando Walle will file legislation to extend the maternal mortality task force.

Press Release, Legislative

Jun 22

Governor Abbott Applauds Rep. Huberty, Sen. Campbell’s Intention To Author Annexation Legislation

In the upcoming special legislative session, Rep. Dan Huberty and Sen. Donna Campbell will author legislation to reform and restrict the municipal annexation process.

Press Release, Legislative

Jun 22

Governor Abbott Applauds Rep. Goldman, Sen. Hancock’s Intention To Author Mail-In Ballot Fraud Legislation

In the upcoming special legislative session, Rep. Craig Goldman and Sen. Kelly Hancock will author legislation to crack down on mail-in ballot fraud.

Press Release, Legislative

Jun 20

Governor Abbott Orders Increased Readiness Of State Operations Center As Tropical Storm Cindy Approaches Gulf Coast

As Tropical Storm Cindy approaches the Gulf Coast, Governor Greg Abbott today ordered the State Operations Center (SOC) elevate its readiness from level four (normal conditions) to level three (increased readiness).

Press Release