Dec 12

Governor Abbott Meets With Department Of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen

Governor Greg Abbott today met with United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen at the Texas Capitol in Austin.

Press Release

Dec 11

Governor Abbott Appoints Hamilton As Public Counsel For The Office Of Public Insurance Counsel

Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Melissa Hamilton as the public counsel for the Office of Public Insurance Counsel for a term set to expire on February 1, 2019

Appointment

Dec 11

Governor Abbott Attends Grand Opening For New Tenaris Mill In Bay City

Governor Greg Abbott joined Secretary of Energy Rick Perry and local leaders for the grand opening ceremony of Tenaris' new $1.8 billion seamless pipe mill in Bay City, Texas.

Press Release

Dec 11

Governor Abbott Posthumously Awards Texas Legislative Medal Of Honor To Master Sergeant Travis Watkins

Governor Greg Abbott today posthumously awarded the Texas Legislative Medal of Honor to Master Sergeant Travis Earl Watkins of the United States Army.   

Press Release

Dec 9

Governor Abbott Appoints Howell Judge Of The 459th Judicial District Court

Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Dustin Howell as judge of 459th Judicial District Court in Travis County for a term set to expire December 31, 2018, or until his successor shall be duly elected and qualified.

Appointment

Dec 9

First Lady Cecilia Abbott Attends Jefferson County Child Welfare Board’s Annual Christmas Party

Texas First Lady Cecilia Abbott today joined hundreds of children and families in Beaumont for the annual Jefferson County Child Welfare Board Foster Children’s Christmas Party.

Press Release

Dec 7

Governor Abbott Announces New Gartner, Inc. Expansion In Irving

Governor Greg Abbott today announced that Gartner, Inc. will be expanding its presence in Irving, Texas bringing 800 new jobs and over $12 million in investment to the area over the next several years.

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Dec 6

Texas First Lady Cecilia Abbott Welcomes First Lady Melania Trump And Second Lady Karen Pence To Texas Gulf Coast

Texas First Lady Cecilia Abbott today welcomed Mrs. Melania Trump, First Lady of the United States, and Mrs. Karen Pence, Second Lady of the United States, to the Texas Gulf Coast. Mrs. Abbott, Mrs. Trump and Mrs. Pence were joined by Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush and visited families, schools and organizations in Corpus Christi, Rockport and Aransas Pass for updates on the Hurricane Harvey recovery efforts.

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