News

Apr 23

Governor Abbott Joins Education Leaders To Announce New Research Campus At Texas Medical Center

Governor Greg Abbott today joined prominent education and healthcare leaders from across the state to announce a new 30-acre research campus at Texas Medical Center in Houston, Texas.

Press Release

Apr 23

Governor Abbott Appoints Three To Texas Southern University Board Of Regents

Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Hasan Mack and Kenny Koncaba and reappointed Oliver J. Bell to the Texas Southern University Board of Regents for terms set to expire on February 1, 2023.

Appointment

Apr 20

Governor Abbott Appoints Perkins To San Jacinto Historical Advisory Board

Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Shanda Perkins to the San Jacinto Historical Advisory Board for a term set to expire September 1, 2021.

Appointment

Apr 20

Governor Abbott And HUD Secretary Ben Carson Hold Press Conference On Disaster Recovery

Governor Greg Abbott today joined Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson, Senator Ted Cruz, Congressman John Culberson and local officials in Houston, Texas to discuss the $5 billion recently allocated to Texas for Hurricane Harvey and disaster recovery.

Press Release

Apr 19

Governor Abbott Adds Additional Counties To Disaster Declaration In Response Drought Conditions Across Texas

Governor Greg Abbott today issued a State Disaster Declaration adding additional counties for a number of Texas counties experiencing drought conditions.

Proclamation

Apr 19

Governor Abbott Appoints Three To The Upper Guadalupe River Authority

Governor Greg Abbott reappointed D. Michael “Mike” Hughes and William R. “Bill” Rector, M.D., and appointed Margaret B. “Maggie” Snow to the Upper Guadalupe River Authority for terms set to expire on February 1, 2023.

Appointment

Apr 19

Governor Abbott Announces Full Compliance With School Safety Directives

Governor Greg Abbott today announced that all Texas school districts and public junior college districts are in compliance with recent state required safety and security audits.

Press Release

Apr 18

Governor Abbott Celebrates The 70th Anniversary Of The State Of Israel

Governor Greg Abbott today attended and spoke at a celebration for the State of Israel’s 70th Independence Day, hosted by the Israeli Consulate in Houston.

Press Release