News

Oct 4

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

Governor Greg Abbott has reappointed Linda R. Thomas presiding officer of the North East Texas Regional Mobility Authority for a term set to expire February 1, 2020.

Appointment

Oct 3

Governor Abbott Announces Funding To Support Local Law Enforcement And Crack Down On Gang Violence

Governor Greg Abbott today announced $5,158,000 in grant funding through the Local Border Security Program (LBSP) to better secure the Texas border from gangs and violent criminals.

Press Release

Oct 3

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

Governor Greg Abbott has reappointed Charles E. “Charlie” Holder and William G. “Will” Jenkins, III to the Jefferson and Orange County Board of Pilot Commissioners for terms to expire on August 22, 2020.

Appointment

Oct 2

Governor Abbott and EducationSuperHighway Announce Milestone in Effort to Improve High-Speed Internet Access Across Texas Schools

EducationSuperHighway today released their annual State of the States report outlining Texas' progress in improving connectivity to high-speed internet in schools.

Press Release

Oct 2

Governor Abbott Appoints Eight To Trinity River Authority Board Of Directors

Governor Greg Abbott has reappointed Christina Melton Crain, Tori Lucas, and Joe McCleskey and appointed Megan Deen, Jerry House, Steve Roberts, Dave Ward, and Cathy Altman to the Trinity River Authority Board of Directors.

Appointment

Oct 1

Governor Abbott Appoints Eight To TexNet Technical Advisory Committee

Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Dan Hill, Chris Hillman, Dana Jurick, Hal Macartney, Kris Nygaard, Brian Stump, and Robie Vaughn, and Aaron Velasco to the TexNet Technical Advisory Committee for terms at the pleasure of the Governor.

Appointment

Sep 28

Governor Abbott Issues Disaster Declaration In Response To Severe Weather And Flooding In Texas

Governor Greg Abbott today issued a State Disaster Declaration for three Texas counties recently impacted by severe weather and flooding.

Press Release

Sep 28

Governor Greg Abbott Issues Disaster Declaration In Response To Severe Weather And Flooding In North Texas

- Governor Greg Abbott today issued a State Disaster Declaration for three North Texas counties recently impacted by severe weather and flooding.

Proclamation