Dec 8

Operation Lone Star Engineers Install New Strategic Border Barrier

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.

Press Release

Dec 8

Governor Abbott To Appoint Luna To 414th Judicial District Court

Governor Greg Abbott will appoint Ryan Luna to the 414th Judicial District Court in McLennan County today for a term set to expire on December 31, 2024, or until his successor shall be duly elected and qualified.

Appointment

Dec 8

Governor Abbott To Appoint Whittmore As Waller County Criminal District Attorney

Governor Greg Abbott will appoint Sean Whittmore as the Waller County Criminal District Attorney today for a term set to expire on December 31, 2024, or until his successor shall be duly elected and qualified.

Appointment

Dec 8

Governor Abbott To Appoint Alley As Chief Justice Of Eighth Court Of Appeals

Governor Greg Abbott will appoint Jeff Alley as Chief Justice of the Eighth Court of Appeals today for a term set to expire on December 31, 2024, or until his successor shall be duly elected and qualified.

Appointment

Dec 7

Governor Abbott Announces Film Friendly Texas Designation For Rowlett

Governor Greg Abbott today announced that the City of Rowlett, having completed the multi-step training and certification process, has been designated as a Film Friendly Texas Community by the Texas Film Commission.

Press Release

Dec 7

Governor Abbott Announces Over $1 Million Job Training Grant To Dallas College

Governor Greg Abbott today announced a Skills Development Fund (SDF) grant award totaling $1,009,383 to Dallas College by the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) in partnership with Mint Dentistry, Kpost Company, Kpost Roofing, On-Target Supplies and Logistics, and The Richards Group.

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Dec 7

Texas Economy Expands Faster Than U.S. 4 Quarters In A Row

Governor Greg Abbott today celebrated Texas’ continuing economic momentum as new data released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis shows the Texas economy expanded faster than the nation as a whole for the fourth quarter in a row.

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Dec 6

Governor Abbott Statement On Shootings In Austin, Bexar County

Governor Greg Abbott today issued a statement following additional shootings in Austin and Bexar County yesterday that killed six Texans and injured three, including an Austin Police Department Officer.

Press Release