Feb 25

Governor Abbott, TDEM Launch Call Center To Assist Texans With Texas Individual Assistance Reporting Tool

Greg Abbott today announced that the Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM), with the assistance of the Texas Military Department, launched a call center to assist Texans, who have limited or no internet access, with completing the State of Texas Assessment Tool (iSTAT).

Press Release

Feb 24

Governor Abbott Delivers Televised Statewide Address On Power Outages, Winter Weather Response In Texas

Governor Greg Abbott tonight delivered a televised statewide address on the state's response to recent power outages caused by the severe winter weather as well as the actions the state is taking to ensure the reliability of Texas’ power infrastructure. 

Press Release

Feb 24

Governor Abbott, TDLR Issue Temporary Waiver To Increase Fuel Supply In Texas

Governor Greg Abbott and the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR) have issued a temporary waiver to increase the fuel supply in Texas.`

Press Release

Feb 24

Governor Abbott, TDHCA Extend Housing Tax Credit Application Deadline

Governor Greg Abbott and the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (TDHCA) have extended the submission deadline for housing tax credit applications.

Press Release

Feb 24

Governor Abbott, HHSC Announce Federal Approval For Automatic SNAP Benefit Replacements For 66 Disaster Counties

Governor Greg Abbott today announced that the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) has received federal approval to automatically provide replacement benefits for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) recipients in 66 impacted counties for food lost or destroyed due to winter storm Uri, which began on Feb. 11.

Press Release

Feb 24

Governor Abbott Reappoints Three to Advisory Council on Cultural Affairs

Governor Greg Abbott reappointed Mike Arismendez, Ezzard Castillo, and Ricardo Solis, Ph.D. to the Advisory Council on Cultural Affairs for terms set to expire on February 1, 2025.

Appointment

Feb 24

Governor Abbott Reappoints Kinsel and Koehler to Texas Farm and Ranch Lands Conservation Council

Governor Greg Abbott today reappointed Leslie Kinsel and Natalie Cobb Koehler to the Texas Farm and Ranch Lands Conservation Council for terms set to expire on February 1, 2027.

Appointment

Feb 24

Governor Abbott Names Miller Chair of the Texas Early Learning Council

Governor Greg Abbott has named Reagan Miller as Chair of the Texas Early Learning Council for a term to expire at the pleasure of the Governor.

Appointment