Jan 17

Gov Greg Abbott Extends Disaster Declaration For Texas Counties Impacted By Hurricane Harvey

Governor Greg Abbott today extended the State Disaster Declaration for Texas counties affected by Hurricane Harvey.

Press Release

Jan 17

Governor Greg Abbott Extends Disaster Declaration For Texas Counties Affected By Hurricane Harvey

Governor Greg Abbott today extended the State Disaster Declaration for Texas counties affected by Hurricane Harvey.

Proclamation

Jan 15

Governor Abbott Orders Increased Readiness Of State Operations Center In Anticipation Of Severe Winter Weather Conditions In Texas

Governor Greg Abbott has ordered the State Operations Center (SOC) to elevate its readiness level from Level 4 (Normal Conditions) to Level 3 (Increased Readiness) at 8:00 p.m. today as winter weather and cold temperatures are expected to impact much of the state during the next few days.

Press Release

Jan 12

Texas To Participate In Cybersecurity Program In Partnership With SANS Institute

Governor Greg Abbott today announced a new training program, in partnership with the SANS Institute, designed to encourage young women to become involved in the field of cybersecurity.

Press Release

Jan 12

Governor Abbott Appoints Scott And Riojas To Texas Farm And Ranch Lands Conservation Council

Governor Greg Abbott has reappointed George “Dave” Scott, III and appointed Gilbert “Gilly” Riojas to the Texas Farm and Ranch Lands Conservation Council for a terms set to expire on February 1, 2023.

Appointment

Jan 12

Governor Greg Abbott Announces Extension Of Transitional Sheltering Assistance For Hurricane Victims

Governor Greg Abbott today announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has granted Texas' request to extend the deadline for Transitional Sheltering Assistance (TSA) for victims of Hurricane Harvey.

Press Release

Jan 11

Governor Abbott Appoints Kauffman As Inspector General For Health And Human Services

Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Sylvia Hernandez Kauffman as the Inspector General for Health and Human Services for a term set to expire on February 1, 2018.

Appointment

Jan 11

Governor Abbott Directs TEA To Take Action To Fix Special Education In Texas

Governor Greg Abbott today sent a letter to Texas Education Agency (TEA)Commissioner Mike Morath directing him to take immediate steps to prepare an initial corrective action plan within the next seven days to reform special education in Texas.

Press Release