News

Feb 9

Governor Abbott Orders Flags Lowered To Half-Staff In Honor Of Fallen Officer David Sherrard

Governor Greg Abbott today ordered Texas flags in the City of Richardson to be lowered to half-staff in honor of fallen Richardson Police Officer David Sherrard who was killed in the line of duty on February 7, 2018.

Press Release

Feb 9

Governor Abbott Proclaims February 2018 To Be African-American History Month

Governor Greg Abbott proclaims February 2018 to be African-American History Month.

Proclamation

Feb 9

Governor Abbott Statement On Passage Of Disaster Relief Funding By Congress

Governor Greg Abbott released the following statement on legislation passed by Congress and signed by the President this morning that includes nearly $90 billion in disaster relief funding for natural disasters like Hurricane Harvey.

Press Release

Feb 8

Governor Abbott Appoints Three To Gulf Coast Authority Board Of Directors

Governor Greg Abbott has reappointed Lamont Meaux and appointed Kevin Scott to the Gulf Coast Authority Board of Directors for terms set to expire on August 31, 2018. In addition, the Governor has reappointed Nancy Blackwell for a term set to expire on August 31, 2019.

Appointment

Feb 7

Governor Abbott Appoints Five To Texas Commission On The Arts

Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Mary Ann Apap Heller and Karen Partee to the Texas Commission on the Arts for terms set to expire on August 31, 2019. Additionally, the Governor appointed Adrian Guerra and reappointed Dale Brock and Kevin Yu to the commission for terms set to expire on August 31, 2023.

Appointment

Feb 6

Governor Greg Abbott Names Chair And Appoints Seven To Sulphur River Basin Authority Board of Directors

Governor Greg Abbott names chair and appoints seven to the Sulphur River Basin Authority Board.

Appointment

Feb 5

Governor Abbott Appoints Three To The San Jacinto River Authority Board Of Directors

Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Charles “Ed” Boulware and Mark Micheletti to the San Jacinto River Authority Board of Directors for terms set to expire on October 16, 2023. The Governor additionally appointed Kaaren Cambio for a term to expire on October 16, 2019. Charles “Ed” Boulware of Montgomery is retired

Appointment

Feb 3

Governor Abbott Joins CITGO To Announce Hurricane Relief Donation To Habitat For Humanity

Governor Greg Abbott today visited a Habitat for Humanity build site in Rockport, TX where he joined officials from CITGO to announce a new donation to help rebuild homes damaged by Hurricane Harvey.

Press Release