Apr 11

Governor Abbott, Fellow Governors Urge President Biden To Protect Medicaid Safety Net

Governor Greg Abbott today sent a letter with Georgia Governor Brian Kemp, Idaho Governor Brad Little, Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds, Louisiana Governor Jeff Landry, Missouri Governor Mike Parson, Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt, and Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon, to President Joe Biden urging him to reverse his Administration's policies that would strip millions of Americans from access to crucial healthcare and harm critical healthcare systems serving our most vulnerable citizens.

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Apr 11

Governor Abbott Announces Governor’s Small Business Summit In Corpus Christi

Governor Greg Abbott today announced the next 2024 Governor’s Small Business Summit will be held in Corpus Christi on Thursday, April 18

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Apr 9

Governor Abbott Champions Texas’ Electric Grid At Texas Electricity Policy Summit In Houston

Governor Greg Abbott today championed Texas’ ongoing efforts to bolster the electric grid to support the state’s growing energy needs during his keynote address at the Texas Electricity Policy Summit in Houston.

Apr 9

Governor Abbott Celebrates Hundreds Of Megawatts Added At LCRA Peaker Power Plant Groundbreaking Ceremony

Governor Greg Abbott today celebrated Texas expanding access to affordable and reliable power at a groundbreaking ceremony in Maxwell for the two new Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA) peaker power plants, which will add hundreds of megawatts of power to the Texas electric grid.

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Apr 9

Governor Abbott Deploys Additional State Emergency Response Resources Amid Severe Weather Threat

Governor Greg Abbott today directed the Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM) to deploy additional state emergency response resources ahead of severe storms and flash flooding, including large hail and possible tornadoes, expected to move across Texas today through tomorrow night.

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Apr 8

Governor Abbott Announces Kilgore Music Friendly Texas Community Workshop

Governor Greg Abbott today announced the Texas Music Office (TMO) and the City of Kilgore, Kilgore Main Street, and Visit Kilgore will co-host an in-person and virtual Music Friendly Texas Community workshop on Tuesday, April 16.

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Apr 7

Governor Abbott Mobilizes State Emergency Response Resources Amid Severe Weather Threat

Governor Greg Abbott today directed the Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM) to mobilize state emergency response resources ahead of a storm system expected to move across the state beginning Monday afternoon.

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Apr 5

Governor Abbott Announces Over $1.2 Million In Career Training Grants To North Central Texas Schools

Governor Greg Abbott today announced four Jobs and Education for Texans (JET) grants totaling more than $1.2 million have been awarded to four schools in North Central Texas by the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC).

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