Jul 28

Governor Abbott Issues Executive Order Restricting Transportation Of Migrants Due To COVID-19

Governor Greg Abbott today issued an Executive Order restricting ground transportation of migrants who pose a risk of carrying COVID-19 into Texas communities.

Jul 27

Governor Abbott Orders Texas National Guard To Assist Texas Department Of Public Safety In Making Arrests Related To Border Crisis

Governor Greg Abbott today sent a letter to Major General Tracy R. Norris, Adjutant General of the Texas National Guard, ordering guardsmen to assist the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) with arresting individuals for state charges related to the border crisis.

Press Release

Jul 23

Governor Abbott, TDHCA Announce $52.9 Million In Housing Stability Services Grants For Veterans, Vulnerable Texans

Governor Greg Abbott today announced that the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (TDHCA) board has awarded $52.9 million in Housing Stability Service Grants to 31 organizations around the state.

Press Release

Jul 22

Governor Abbott Announces Film Friendly Texas Forum At Southfork Ranch In Parker

Governor Greg Abbott and the Texas Film Commission (TFC) today announced a two-day Film Friendly Texas Forum will be held at the iconic Southfork Ranch in Parker, September 24─25, 2021, as part of TFC’s 50th anniversary celebration.

Press Release

Jul 21

Governor Abbott Ceremonially Signs Anti-Fentanyl Legislation Into Law In Houston

Governor Greg Abbott today ceremonially signed Senate Bill 768 into law at the Crime Stoppers of Houston headquarters.

Press Release

Jul 21

Governor Abbott Appoints Harris to Southwestern States Water Commission

Governor Greg Abbott has appointed State Representative Cody Harris to the Southwestern States Water Commission for terms set to expire on February 1, 2025.

Appointment

Jul 20

Governor Abbott Files U.S. Supreme Court Amicus Brief In Support Of Second Amendment Rights

Governor Greg Abbott today filed an amicus brief in New York State Rifle & Pistol Association v. Bruen, an important Second Amendment case in the U.S. Supreme Court.

Press Release

Jul 19

Governor Abbott Appoints Reed to Texas Crime Victims’ Institute Advisory Council

Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Brandi Reed to the Texas Crime Victims’ Institute Advisory Council for a term set to expire January 31, 2023.

Appointment