Feb 23

Texas Upholds Constitutional Right To Defend Itself From Invasion

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

Feb 23

Governor Abbott Appoints Four To Artificial Intelligence Advisory Council

Governor Greg Abbott has appointed John Bash, Mark Stone, Ph.D., Dean Teffer, Ph.D., and Angela Wilkins, Ph.D. to the Artificial Intelligence (AI) Advisory Council for terms set to expire at the pleasure of the Governor.

Appointment

Feb 23

Governor Abbott Reappoints Mitchell, Names Chair Of Sulphur River Basin Authority Board Of Directors

Governor Greg Abbott has reappointed Kelly Mitchell to the Sulphur River Basin Authority Board of Directors for a term set to expire on February 1, 2029.

Appointment

Feb 22

Governor Abbott Announces Sugar Land Music Friendly Texas Community Workshop

Governor Greg Abbott today announced the Texas Music Office (TMO) and the City of Sugar Land will co-host an in-person and virtual Music Friendly Texas Community workshop on Wednesday, February 28.

Press Release

Feb 22

Governor Abbott Announces Over $193,000 Job Training Grant To Northeast Texas Community College

Governor Greg Abbott today announced a Skills Development Fund (SDF) grant award totaling $193,372 to Northeast Texas Community College by the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC).

Press Release

Feb 22

Governor Abbott Names Ladner Chair, Appoints Houston To Risk Management Board

Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Jeffrey Houston to the Risk Management Board for a term set to expire on February 1, 2025. Additionally, the Governor named Gerald Ladner, Sr. chair of the Board.

Appointment

Feb 22

Governor Abbott Reappoints Halbrooks As Presiding Officer Of North East Texas Regional Mobility Authority

Governor Greg Abbott has reappointed Gary Halbrooks as the presiding officer of the North East Texas Regional Mobility Authority for a term set to expire on February 1, 2026.

Appointment

Feb 22

Governor Abbott Announces Launch Of Texas Jobs, Energy, Technology, And Innovation Program

Governor Greg Abbott today announced the opening of applications for the Texas Jobs, Energy, Technology, and Innovation (JETI) program, a new competitive economic incentive tool that will attract new jobs and investments to the state.

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