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Jul 13

Commission To Rebuild Texas After Hurricane Harvey Update: Issue 25

Governor Greg Abbott gives top-line information on progress being made by the Commission to Rebuild Texas.

Press Release

Jul 13

Governor Abbott Releases Statement On Army Futures Command

Governor Greg Abbott today released the following statement after the United States Department of Defense announced that Austin has been selected as the site for the Army Futures Command.

Press Release

Jul 12

Governor Abbott Appoints Six To Texas Animal Health Commission

Governor Greg Abbott appointed Barret J. Klein and reappointed Michael L. Vickers, D.V.M. to the Texas Animal Health Commission for terms set to expire on September 6, 2019 and September 6, 2021, respectively. He also appointed Wendee C. Langdon, Ph.D., Joseph G. “Joe” Osterkamp, and Keith M. Staggs and reappointed Leo D. Vermedahl, Ph.D. for terms set to expire on September 6, 2023.

Appointment

Jul 12

ICYMI: Governor Greg Abbott: Why Texas Is The Top State For Business In America

Governor Abbott wrote an op-ed featured in CNBC earlier this week on why Texas is the top state for business in America.

Press Release

Jul 11

WEB VIDEO: Texas Named CNBC’s “America’s Top State For Business” For 2018

The Office of Governor Greg Abbott today released a web video after CNBC named Texas as “America’s Top State For Business” for 2018.

Press Release

Jul 10

Governor Abbott Appoints Seven To Aerospace And Aviation Advisory Committee

Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Dan Winston to the Aerospace and Aviation Advisory Committee for a term set to expire on September 1, 2019. Additionally, the Governor has appointed Aimee Burnett and Lauren Dreyer, and reappointed Sharon Denny, J. Ross Lacy, Bob Mitchell, and Terry Stevens for terms set to expire on September 1, 2021.

Appointment

Jul 10

Texas Named CNBC’s ‘America’s Top State For Business’ For 2018

CNBC today announced that Texas has been named America's top state for business in 2018. CNBC unveiled Texas as the top state for business during their live broadcast from Enchanted Rock, and Governor Greg Abbott joined the program on location to discuss the announcement immediately after.

Press Release

Jul 9

Governor Abbott Appoints Fariña-Strauss To State Pension Review Board

Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Rossy Fariña-Strauss to the State Pension Review Board for a term set to expire on January 31, 2023.

Appointment