News

May 23

Governor Abbott Tours Southern Border, Holds Press Conference Following Border Security Briefing In Eagle Pass

Governor Greg Abbott today toured Texas National Guard and Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) border security assets along the Texas-Mexico Border and held a briefing and press conference in Eagle Pass on Texas' response to President Biden's open border policies.

Press Release

May 22

Governor Abbott Renews COVID-19 Disaster Declaration In May 2022

Governor Abbott Renews COVID-19 Disaster Declaration In May 2022

Proclamation

May 22

Governor Abbott Renews Border Security Disaster Declaration In May 2022

Governor Abbott Renews Border Security Disaster Declaration In May 2022

Proclamation

May 22

Governor Abbott Honors Bravery Of First Responders At Hope For Heroes Gala In Boerne

Governor Greg Abbott last night delivered remarks at the Hope for Heroes Texas Gala in Boerne, honoring the courage and bravery of first responders to protect their communities and their fellow Texans.

Press Release

May 20

Governor Abbott Statement On Federal Court Keeping Title 42 Expulsions

Governor Greg Abbott today released a statement following a federal court’s preliminary injunction keeping Title 42 expulsions in place.

Press Release

May 20

Operation Lone Star Mission Prepares For Mass Migrant Influx Ahead Of Biden Ending Title 42 Expulsions

Governor Greg Abbott, the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS), and the Texas National Guard are continuing to work together to secure the border, stop the smuggling of drugs, weapons, and people into Texas, and prevent, detect, and interdict transnational criminal behavior between ports of entry.

Press Release

May 20

Governor Abbott Activates Joint Border Security Operations Center In Preparation For Mass Migrant Influx As Biden Ends Title 42 Expulsions

Governor Greg Abbott today activated the Joint Border Security Operations Center (JBSOC) and directed the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS), Texas Military Department (TMD), and Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM) to coordinate Texas’ response to secure the border in preparation for President Biden's reckless decision to end Title 42 expulsions on Monday, May 23.

Press Release

May 19

Governor Abbott Announces Ongoing Coordinated Response To Wildfires Across West, Central Texas

Governor Greg Abbott today announced ongoing coordinated response to wildfires burning across West and Central Texas.

Press Release