News

Feb 1

Governor Abbott Appoints Eight To Dental Review Committee

Governor Abbott has appointed Andy Chang, D.D.S. and Joana Allaire to the Dental Review Committee for terms set to expire on February 1, 2019. He also appointed Reena Kuba, D.D.S., Shahrooz Seifikar, D.D.S., and Brenda Olivarez for terms set to expire on February 1, 2021, and appointed Nancy Evans, (Ret.), D.D.S., Jesse Teng, D.D.S., and Amanda Richardson for terms set to expire on February 1, 2023.

Appointment

Jan 31

Governor Abbott Appoints Robertson As The Independent Ombudsman For The Texas Juvenile Justice Department

Governor Greg Abbott has appointed JD Robertson to the Office of Independent Ombudsman for the Texas Juvenile Justice Department to a term set to expire on February 1, 2019.

Appointment

Jan 30

Governor Abbott Orders Texas Rangers Investigation Into Troubling Allegations At Karolyi Ranch

Governor Greg Abbott today requested that the Texas Rangers launch an investigation into the recent and shocking allegations of sexual assault of athletes at the Karolyi Ranch in Walker County.

Press Release

Jan 29

Governor Abbott Names Ritchey Chair of Texas Juvenile Justice Board

Governor Greg Abbott has named Judge Wes Ritchey presiding officer of the Texas Juvenile Justice Board. Ritchey was appointed to the board in January of 2017.

Appointment

Jan 29

First Lady Cecilia Abbott Joins Second Lady Karen Pence For Arts And Military Conference At Fort Hood

Texas First Lady Cecilia Abbott welcomed Karen Pence, Second Lady of the United States, to Texas today for the Texas Creative Forces Arts and Military Conference, hosted by the Texas Commission on the Arts.

Press Release

Jan 29

Report To The People Of Texas

Governor Greg Abbott today released his second “Report to the People of Texas,” which highlights the legislative, economic, educational, and public safety achievements over the past year.

Press Release

Jan 27

Governor Abbott Speaks At The Texas Rally For Life

Governor Greg Abbott today spoke at the annual Texas Rally for Life at the State Capitol where thousands in attendance joined in their commitment to protecting the rights of the unborn and advocating for pro-life policies in Texas.

Press Release

Jan 26

Governor Abbott Speaks At Department Of Texas Veterans Of Foreign Wars Convention

Governor Greg Abbott today attended the Department of Texas Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Mid-Winter Conference in Austin, Texas.

Press Release