Oct 19

Governor Greg Abbott Appoints Three To Governor’s Committee To Support The Military

Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Byron Bradford, Michael Cervone, and David Toogood to the Governor’s Committee to Support the Military for terms at the pleasure of the Governor.

Appointment

Oct 16

Governor Abbott Announces Over $296 Million In Funding For Public Safety Initiatives In Texas

Governor Greg Abbott today announced that his Public Safety Office (PSO) will administer more than $296 million in grant funding for a variety of programs and services in Texas to support a broad range of public safety initiatives.

Press Release

Oct 16

Governor Abbott Surges State Resources To Amarillo, Lubbock To Support COVID-19 Response

Governor Greg Abbott today announced that the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) and the Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM) have surged medical personnel, medical supplies, and personal protective equipment (PPE) to the Panhandle and South Plains areas to support hospitals in their COVID-19 response.

Press Release

Oct 15

Governor Abbott Appoints Rebeca Huddle To The Texas Supreme Court

Governor Greg Abbott today held a press conference in El Paso to announce his appointment of Rebeca Huddle to the Texas Supreme Court.

Press Release, Appointment

Oct 14

Governor Abbott, TEA, TDEM Announce COVID-19 Rapid Testing Pilot Program For Texas School Systems

Governor Greg Abbott, the Texas Education Agency (TEA), and the Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM) today announced the creation of a COVID-19 Rapid Testing Pilot Program for Texas school systems.

Press Release

Oct 14

Governor Abbott Appoints Ten To Task Force On Disaster Issues Affecting Persons Who Are Elderly And Persons With Disabilities

The Task Force on Disaster Issues Affecting Persons Who Are Elderly and Persons Who Are Disabled will study methods to more effectively accommodate persons who are elderly and persons with disabilities before, during, and after a disaster or emergency evacuation.

Appointment

Oct 14

Governor Abbott Celebrates Texas Being Ranked Best State For Business For Eighth Consecutive Time

Governor Greg Abbott today issued a statement after a new survey of U.S. corporate executives ranked Texas the number one state for business for the eighth consecutive time since 1996.

Press Release

Oct 13

Governor Abbott Appoints Short To Governor’s University Research Initiative Advisory Board

The board was established to assist the Office of the Governor with the review and evaluation of applications for funding of grant proposals, and makes recommendations for approval or disapproval of those applications.

Appointment