News

Dec 7

Governor Abbott Orders Increased Readiness Of State Operations Center In Response To Severe Weather In Texas

Governor Greg Abbott has ordered the Texas State Operations Center (SOC) to elevate its readiness level as severe weather such as flooding, and winter weather, including snow and ice, are expected to impact parts of the state over the next few days.

Press Release

Dec 6

Governor Abbott Appoints Three To Texas Board Of Professional Engineers

Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Ademola “Peter” Adejokun, Rolando Rubiano, and Kiran Shah to the Texas Board of Professional Engineers for terms set to expire on September 26, 2023.

Appointment

Dec 5

First Lady Cecilia Abbott Addresses Schwab Community Ambassador Leadership Summit

First Lady Cecilia Abbott today attended the Charles Schwab & Co. Community Ambassador Leadership Summit in Austin, where she welcomed Schwab Community Ambassadors from around the nation and recognized the more than 50,000 hours of volunteer service they contributed to their communities this year.

Press Release

Dec 4

Governor Abbott Announces The Professional Golfers’ Association Of America’s Headquarters Is Relocating To Texas

Governor Greg Abbott today announced that The Professional Golfers’ Association of America (The PGA of America) will relocate its headquarters from Palm Beach Gardens, Florida to Frisco, Texas, bringing $30 million in capital investment and a minimum of 100 new jobs to the state of Texas.

Press Release

Dec 4

Governor Greg Abbott Extended The State Disaster Declaration In December For Texas Counties Affected By Hurricane Harvey

Governor Greg Abbott extended the State Disaster Declaration for Texas counties affected by Hurricane Harvey.

Proclamation

Dec 3

Governor Greg Abbott Proclaims Day Of Mourning In Honor Of Former President George H.W. Bush

Governor Greg Abbott today proclaimed December 5, 2018, as an official Day of Mourning in Texas in honor of former President George H.W. Bush.

Proclamation

Dec 3

Governor Abbott Proclaims Day Of Mourning In Honor Of Former President George H.W. Bush

Governor Greg Abbott today proclaimed December 5, 2018, as an official Day of Mourning in Texas in honor of former President George H.W. Bush.

Press Release

Dec 3

Governor Abbott Appoints Norris Adjutant General Of Texas

Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Major General Tracy Norris the Adjutant General of Texas, effective January 1, 2019.

Appointment