Dec 2

Governor Abbott, HHSC Announce Extension Of Emergency SNAP Benefits For December 2022

Governor Greg Abbott today announced the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) is providing more than $341.4 million in emergency Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) food benefits for the month of December. The allotments are expected to help about 1.6 million Texas households.

Press Release

Dec 2

Governor Abbott Appoints Peña To 476th District Court

Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Horacio Peña to the 476th Judicial District Court in Hidalgo County for a term set to expire on December 31, 2024, or until his successor is duly elected and qualified.

Appointment

Dec 2

Texas Leads Fight Against Growing National Fentanyl Crisis

Governor Greg Abbott, the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS), and the Texas National Guard are continuing to work together to secure the border; stop the smuggling of drugs, weapons, and people into Texas; and prevent, detect, and interdict transnational criminal behavior between ports of entry.

Press Release

Dec 1

Governor Abbott Celebrates University Of Houston’s Groundbreaking Fentanyl Vaccine

Governor Greg Abbott today celebrated the tremendous achievement of researchers at the University of Houston (UH) who have developed a groundbreaking fentanyl vaccine with the potential to save millions of innocent lives from fentanyl poisonings and addiction.

Press Release

Dec 1

Governor Abbott Appoints Harper To Texas Department Of Housing And Community Affairs Governing Board

Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Holland Harper to the Governing Board of the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (TDHCA) for a term set to expire on January 31, 2023.

Appointment

Dec 1

Governor Abbott Appoints Heaton To 475th District Court

Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Taylor Heaton to the 475th Judicial District Court in Smith County, effective January 1, 2023, for a term set to expire on December 31, 2024, or until his successor is duly elected and qualified.

Appointment

Dec 1

Governor Abbott Appoints Neidhardt To 483rd District Court

Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Tanner Neidhardt to the 483rd Judicial District Court in Hays County for a term set to expire on December 31, 2024, or until his successor is duly elected and qualified.

Appointment

Dec 1

Governor Abbott Announces Senior Staff Leadership

Governor Greg Abbott today announced senior staff leadership in his administration following hiring and staff changes.

Press Release