Apr 20

Governor Abbott Appoints Perkins To San Jacinto Historical Advisory Board

Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Shanda Perkins to the San Jacinto Historical Advisory Board for a term set to expire September 1, 2021.

Appointment

Apr 20

Governor Abbott And HUD Secretary Ben Carson Hold Press Conference On Disaster Recovery

Governor Greg Abbott today joined Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson, Senator Ted Cruz, Congressman John Culberson and local officials in Houston, Texas to discuss the $5 billion recently allocated to Texas for Hurricane Harvey and disaster recovery.

Press Release

Apr 19

Governor Abbott Adds Additional Counties To Disaster Declaration In Response Drought Conditions Across Texas

Governor Greg Abbott today issued a State Disaster Declaration adding additional counties for a number of Texas counties experiencing drought conditions.

Proclamation

Apr 19

Governor Abbott Appoints Three To The Upper Guadalupe River Authority

Governor Greg Abbott reappointed D. Michael “Mike” Hughes and William R. “Bill” Rector, M.D., and appointed Margaret B. “Maggie” Snow to the Upper Guadalupe River Authority for terms set to expire on February 1, 2023.

Appointment

Apr 19

Governor Abbott Announces Full Compliance With School Safety Directives

Governor Greg Abbott today announced that all Texas school districts and public junior college districts are in compliance with recent state required safety and security audits.

Press Release

Apr 18

Governor Abbott Celebrates The 70th Anniversary Of The State Of Israel

Governor Greg Abbott today attended and spoke at a celebration for the State of Israel’s 70th Independence Day, hosted by the Israeli Consulate in Houston.

Press Release

Apr 18

Governor Abbott Appoints Gravley To North Texas Tollway Authority Board Of Directors

Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Lynn Gravley to the North Texas Tollway Authority Board of Directors for a term set to expire August 31, 2019.

Appointment

Apr 17

Governor Abbott Statement On Passing Of Former U.S. First Lady Barbara Bush

Governor Greg Abbott today issued the following statement on the passing of former U.S. First Lady Barbara Bush.

Press Release