Apr 22

Governor Abbott Announces $34 Million Behavioral Health Campus Project In Uvalde

Governor Greg Abbott today announced a $34 million project to build a behavioral health campus in Uvalde dedicated to providing on-site care to children and adults experiencing mental health crises in 32 counties in the surrounding area.

Press Release

Apr 20

Governor Abbott Deploys State Emergency Response Resources For Severe Weather Threat

Governor Greg Abbott today directed the Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM) to deploy state emergency response resources ahead of severe weather threats expected to impact the state this weekend.

Press Release

Apr 19

Operation Lone Star Combats Drug, Human Smuggling Across Border

Governor Greg Abbott, the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS), and the Texas National Guard continue to work together to secure the border; stop the smuggling of drugs, weapons, and people into Texas; and prevent, detect, and interdict transnational criminal activity between ports of entry.

Press Release

Apr 19

Texas Leads Nation In Annual Job Creation

Governor Greg Abbott today celebrated Texas again leading the nation in annual job creation following the release of March employment numbers showing Texas gained the most jobs over the last 12 months.

Press Release

Apr 18

Governor Abbott Announces Over $2.1 Million In Career Training Grants To Seven Gulf Coast Area Schools

Governor Greg Abbott today announced seven Jobs and Education for Texans (JET) grants totaling $2,103,320 have been awarded to seven schools in the Gulf Coast area by the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC).

Press Release

Apr 18

Governor Abbott Reappoints Three To Texas State Board Of Plumbing Examiners

Governor Greg Abbott has reappointed James “Ron” Ainsworth, William “Bill” Klock, and Norma Yado to the Texas State Board of Plumbing Examiners for terms set to expire on September 5, 2029.

Appointment

Apr 18

Governor Abbott Directs THECB To Create Task Force Addressing Healthcare Workforce Shortages

Governor Greg Abbott today sent a letter directing the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to create a task force to address healthcare workforce shortages in order to meet the demands of our growing state and provide students with the tools they need to succeed.

Press Release

Apr 17

Governor Abbott Named To 2024 TIME100 List Of Most Influential People In The World

Governor Greg Abbott today was named as one of the 100 most influential people in the world by TIME in their 2024 TIME100 list.

Press Release