Nov 17

Governor Abbott Designates Torres To Governing Board Of The Indigent Defense Commission

Governor Greg Abbott has designated Vivian Torres to the Governing Board of the Texas Indigent Defense Commission to serve as an ex-official member at the pleasure of the Governor.

Appointment

Nov 17

Governor Abbott Reappoints Reiser And Walker To The Coastal Water Authority Board of Directors

Governor Abbott has reappointed Thomas “Tom” Reiser and Douglas “Doug” Walker to the Coastal Water Authority Board of Directors for terms set to expire on April 1, 2019.

Appointment

Nov 17

Commission To Rebuild Texas Update: Issue 10

Governor Greg Abbott gives top-line information on progress being made by the Commission to Rebuild Texas.

Press Release

Nov 17

Governor Abbott Announces Extension Of Transitional Sheltering Assistance For Hurricane Victims

Governor Greg Abbott today announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has granted Texas' request to extend the deadline for Transitional Sheltering Assistance (TSA) for victims of Hurricane Harvey.

Press Release

Nov 17

HUD Provides $5 Billion To Help Texas Recover From Harvey

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development today awarded $5.024 billion to help hard-hit areas in the State of Texas to recover from Hurricane Harvey.

Press Release

Nov 17

Governor Abbott Statement On Record-Low Texas Unemployment

Governor Greg Abbott today released a statement after it was announced that Texas has achieved a record-low unemployment rate of 3.9 percent for October 2017.

Press Release

Nov 16

Governor Abbott Appoints Eight To Texas State Independent Living Council

Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Leah K. Beltran to the Texas State Independent Living Council for a term set to expire on October 24, 2018. He also appointed Thomas Michael “Mike” Bates and Keisha Rowe Nunn for terms set to expire on October 24, 2019, and appointed Debra A. Lyon, April Pollreisz, and Wendy J. Wilkinson for terms set to expire on October 24, 2020. Colton J. Read and Jonas E. Schwartz were reappointed for terms set to expire on October 24, 2019 and October 24, 2020 respectively.

Appointment

Nov 15

Governor Abbott Names Chair And Appoints Three To Teacher Retirement System Of Texas Board Of Trustees

Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Jarvis V. Hollingsworth, James “Dick” Nance, and Nanette Sissney to the Teacher Retirement System of Texas Board of Trustees for terms set to expire August 31, 2023.

Appointment