Dec 13

Governor Abbott Announces $20 Million In Grants To Texas Military Installations

Governor Greg Abbott today announced a new round of grants totaling $20 million from the Texas Military Preparedness Commission’s (TMPC) Economic Adjustment Assistance Grant (DEAAG) program to various military installations in Texas.

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Dec 13

Governor Abbott Asks Texas Rangers To Investigate Reports Of Misconduct At The Texas Juvenile Justice Department

Governor Greg Abbott today sent a letter to Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Director Steven McCraw requesting the Texas Rangers open an investigation into reports of sexual misconduct and inappropriate relationships by state employees at the Texas Juvenile Justice Department (TJJD).

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Dec 12

Governor Abbott Meets With Department Of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen

Governor Greg Abbott today met with United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen at the Texas Capitol in Austin.

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Dec 11

Governor Abbott Appoints Hamilton As Public Counsel For The Office Of Public Insurance Counsel

Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Melissa Hamilton as the public counsel for the Office of Public Insurance Counsel for a term set to expire on February 1, 2019

Appointment

Dec 11

Governor Abbott Attends Grand Opening For New Tenaris Mill In Bay City

Governor Greg Abbott joined Secretary of Energy Rick Perry and local leaders for the grand opening ceremony of Tenaris' new $1.8 billion seamless pipe mill in Bay City, Texas.

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Dec 11

Governor Abbott Posthumously Awards Texas Legislative Medal Of Honor To Master Sergeant Travis Watkins

Governor Greg Abbott today posthumously awarded the Texas Legislative Medal of Honor to Master Sergeant Travis Earl Watkins of the United States Army.   

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Dec 9

Governor Abbott Appoints Howell Judge Of The 459th Judicial District Court

Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Dustin Howell as judge of 459th Judicial District Court in Travis County for a term set to expire December 31, 2018, or until his successor shall be duly elected and qualified.

Appointment

Dec 9

First Lady Cecilia Abbott Attends Jefferson County Child Welfare Board’s Annual Christmas Party

Texas First Lady Cecilia Abbott today joined hundreds of children and families in Beaumont for the annual Jefferson County Child Welfare Board Foster Children’s Christmas Party.

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