News

Nov 27

Governor Abbott Directs Immediate Resources To Houston Water Issue

Governor Greg Abbott today directed the Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM) and the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) to deploy necessary resources to support the city of Houston after it announced a boil water notice following the loss of local power to three water treatment plants.

Press Release

Nov 24

Governor Abbott, First Family Deliver Thanksgiving Day Meals On Wheels

Governor Greg Abbott and First Lady Cecilia Abbott, along with their daughter Audrey, today volunteered with Meals on Wheels Central Texas to help deliver Thanksgiving Day meals to those in need in Austin.

Press Release

Nov 23

Governor Abbott Readies State Resources Ahead Of Winter Weather Threats

Governor Greg Abbott today directed the Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM) to ready state emergency response resources in anticipation of potential winter weather threats, severe storms, and flash flooding expected across Texas tomorrow through late Friday night.

Press Release

Nov 23

Governor Abbott Renews Disaster Declaration For Uvalde County In November 2022

Governor Abbott Renews Disaster Declaration For Uvalde County In November 2022.

Proclamation

Nov 22

Governor Abbott Serves Thanksgiving Meals To Operation Lone Star Members In Edinburg

Governor Greg Abbott today greeted and served meals to Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) troopers and Texas National Guard members stationed on the border over Thanksgiving for Operation Lone Star (OLS) in Edinburg.

Press Release

Nov 22

Governor Abbott Appoints Solcher, Schmidt, And Stanfill To Rehabilitation Council Of Texas

Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Daniel Solcher and Peggy Schmidt and reappointed Karen Stanfill to the Rehabilitation Council of Texas for terms set to expire on October 29, 2025.

Appointment

Nov 18

Governor Abbott Renews COVID-19 Disaster Declaration In November 2022

Governor Abbott Renews COVID-19 Disaster Declaration In November 2022.

Proclamation

Nov 18

Operation Lone Star Escalates Unprecedented Border Security Efforts

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

Press Release