News

Feb 21

Governor Abbott Reappoints Three To Jefferson And Orange County Board Of Pilot Commissioners

Governor Greg Abbott has reappointed James Scott, Shawn Sparrow, and Milton “Brad” Taylor to the Jefferson and Orange County Board of Pilot Commissioners for terms to expire on August 22, 2019.

Appointment

Feb 21

Governor Abbott Orders Immediate Action To Address The Safety Of Texas Schools

Governor Greg Abbott today sent a letter to Texas Education Agency (TEA) Commissioner Mike Morath ordering immediate action to ensure the safety of children in Texas schools following the tragedy that occurred at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida last week.

Press Release

Feb 21

Governor Abbott Statement On The Death Of Billy Graham

Governor Greg Abbott today issued a statement following the death of the Reverend Billy Graham, who passed away in his North Carolina home this morning at the age of 99.

Press Release

Feb 20

Governor Abbott Appoints New To Texas Transportation Commission

Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Alvin New to the Texas Transportation Commission for a term set to expire on February 1, 2021.

Appointment

Feb 16

Governor Greg Abbott Declares Disaster Proclamation Extension For Texas Counties Impacted By Hurricane Harvey

Governor Greg Abbott today issued a proclamation extending the State Disaster Declaration for Texas counties affected by Hurricane Harvey.

Press Release

Feb 16

Governor Abbott Sets Date For HD-13 Special Election

Governor Greg Abbott today issued a proclamation announcing May 5, 2018 as the special election date to fill the House District 13 seat recently vacated by Representative Leighton Schubert.

Press Release

Feb 16

Governor Abbott Appoints Hood And Taylor To The Texas Commission On Law Enforcement

Governor Greg Abbott has reappointed Ron Hood and appointed Jack Taylor to the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement for terms set to expire on August 30, 2023.

Appointment

Feb 16

Governor Abbott Declares Disaster Proclamation Extension For Texas Counties Impacted By Hurricane Harvey

Governor Greg Abbott today extended the State Disaster Declaration for Texas counties affected by Hurricane Harvey.

Proclamation