News

Aug 19

Governor Abbott Appoints Hughs As Texas Secretary Of State

Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Ruth Ruggero Hughs as the Texas Secretary of State. The Secretary serves as Chief Election Officer for Texas, assisting county election officials and ensuring the uniform application and interpretation of election laws throughout Texas.

Press Release, Appointment

Aug 16

Governor Abbott Reappoints Clayton To Texas Judicial Council

Governor Greg Abbott has reappointed Sonia Clayton to the Texas Judicial Council for a term set to expire on June 30, 2025.

Press Release, Appointment

Aug 15

Governor Abbott Appoints Covey To Governing Board Of The Texas Indigent Defense Commission

Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Valerie Covey to the Governing Board of the Texas Indigent Defense Commission for a term set to expire on February 1, 2020.

Press Release, Appointment

Aug 15

Governor Abbott Appoints Senator Flores And Representative Huberty To Education Commission Of The States

Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Senator Peter “Pete” Flores and Representative Daniel “Dan” Huberty to the Education Commission of the States for terms to expire at the pleasure of the Governor.

Press Release, Appointment

Aug 14

Governor Abbott Reappoints Lewis As Sabine River Compact Administration Commissioner

Governor Greg Abbott has reappointed Michael H. “Mike” Lewis as Sabine River Compact Administration Commissioner for a term set to expire on July 12, 2025.

Press Release, Appointment

Aug 14

Governor Abbott Forms Domestic Terrorism Task Force In The Wake Of El Paso Shooting

Governor Greg Abbott today, under Article 4, Sections 1, 7, and 10 of the Texas Constitution, formed a Domestic Terrorism Task Force in the wake of the El Paso shooting to combat these hateful acts and extremism in Texas.

Press Release

Aug 13

Governor Greg Abbott Sets Special Election For Texas House District 28

Governor Greg Abbott today issued a proclamation announcing Tuesday, November 5, 2019, as the special election date to fill the Texas House of Representatives District 28 seat to be vacated by former Representative John Zerwas.

Press Release

Aug 13

Governor Abbott Sets Special Election For Texas House District 28

Governor Greg Abbott today issued a proclamation announcing Tuesday, November 5, 2019, as the special election date to fill the Texas House of Representatives District 28 seat to be vacated by former Representative John Zerwas.

Proclamation