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Jul 29

Governor Abbott Fires Back At U.S. Attorney General Garland’s Response To Executive Order GA-37

Governor Greg Abbott today issued a statement responding to U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland's letter regarding Executive Order GA-37, which restricts the transportation of unlawful migrants in Texas due to COVID-19.

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Jul 29

Texas First Lady Cecilia Abbott Delivers Remarks At Internet Safety Billboard Campaign Launch In San Antonio

Texas First Lady Cecilia Abbott today delivered remarks at the launch of the R.E.A.L. Friends Don't nationwide online safety campaign in San Antonio.

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Jul 29

Governor Abbott Issues Executive Order Providing Clarity And Uniformity In The State’s COVID-19 Response

Governor Greg Abbott today issued an Executive Order (GA-38) combining several existing COVID-19 executive orders to promote statewide uniformity and certainty in the state's COVID-19 response. 

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Jul 29

Governor Abbott Joins Pro-Life Amicus Brief In U.S. Supreme Court

Governor Greg Abbott today joined a coalition of governors filing an amicus brief in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization, a pending U.S. Supreme Court challenge to a Mississippi law banning abortion after 15 weeks of pregnancy.

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Jul 29

Governor Abbott Announces Film Friendly Texas Designation For The City Of Boerne

Governor Greg Abbott today announced that the City of Boerne, having completed the multi-step training and certification process, has been designated as a Film Friendly Texas community by the Texas Film Commission, which for 50 years has helped grow local jobs and economies by promoting the Lone Star State as the premier destination for film, television, commercial, animation, visual effects, video game, and extended reality (XR) production.

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Jul 28

Governor Abbott Issues Executive Order Restricting Transportation Of Migrants Due To COVID-19

Governor Greg Abbott today issued an Executive Order restricting ground transportation of migrants who pose a risk of carrying COVID-19 into Texas communities.

Jul 27

Governor Abbott Orders Texas National Guard To Assist Texas Department Of Public Safety In Making Arrests Related To Border Crisis

Governor Greg Abbott today sent a letter to Major General Tracy R. Norris, Adjutant General of the Texas National Guard, ordering guardsmen to assist the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) with arresting individuals for state charges related to the border crisis.

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Jul 23

Governor Abbott, TDHCA Announce $52.9 Million In Housing Stability Services Grants For Veterans, Vulnerable Texans

Governor Greg Abbott today announced that the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (TDHCA) board has awarded $52.9 million in Housing Stability Service Grants to 31 organizations around the state.

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