Aug 19

Governor Abbott Releases Statement On Wildfire In Bastrop County

Governor Greg Abbott today released a statement on the wildfires in Bastrop County.

Press Release

Aug 17

Governor Abbott Statement On Deadly Terror Attack In Barcelona

Governor Greg Abbott today released a statement on the deadly terror attack in Barcelona.

Press Release

Aug 17

Governor Abbott Appoints Harle Presiding Judge Of The Fourth Administrative Judicial Region

Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Sid Harle as presiding judge of the Fourth Administrative Judicial Region for a term set to expire four years from the date of qualification.

Appointment

Aug 17

Governor Abbott Appoints Burgess Judge Of The 352nd Judicial District Court

Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Josh Burgess as judge of the 352nd Judicial District Court in Tarrant County for a term set to expire December 31, 2018, or until his successor shall be duly elected and qualified.

Appointment

Aug 17

Governor Abbott Appoints Parker To Seventh Court Of Appeals

Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Judy Parker to the Seventh Court of Appeals for a term set to expire December 31, 2018, or until her successor shall be duly elected and qualified.

Appointment

Aug 16

Governor Abbott Signs School Finance Reform Legislation

Governor Greg Abbott today signed House Bill 21 (HB 21) to create a school finance commission as well as provide immediate funding for public education, historic funding for charter school facilities and new programs for students with special needs.

Press Release, Legislative

Aug 16

Governor Abbott Signs Legislation Reforming Do-Not-Resuscitate Orders In Texas

Governor Greg Abbott today signed Senate Bill 11 (SB 11) to strengthen patient protections related to Do-Not Resuscitate Orders.

Press Release, Legislative

Aug 16

Governor Abbott Signs Legislation Restricting Municipal Fees For Removal Of Trees On Private Property

Governor Greg Abbott today signed House Bill 7 (HB 7) to restrict overaggressive fees municipalities can charge for the removal of trees on private property.

Press Release, Legislative