News

May 22

Governor Abbott Announces SBA Assistance For South Texas Storms

Governor Greg Abbott today announced that the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has approved his request for a disaster declaration for communities affected by severe thunderstorms, large hail, and damaging winds that occurred on April 28.

Press Release

May 22

Governor Abbott Proclaims 2023 Hurricane Preparedness Week In Texas

Governor Greg Abbott today raised awareness about the dangers of hurricanes and the many precautions Texans can take as hurricane season approaches by proclaiming May 21-27, 2023 as Hurricane Preparedness Week in Texas.

Press Release

May 22

Governor Abbott Announces Over $1.2 Million In Career Training Grants To San Antonio-Area Schools

Governor Greg Abbott today announced five Jobs and Education for Texans (JET) grants totaling more than $1.2 million have been awarded to five San Antonio-area schools by the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC).

Press Release

May 19

Operation Lone Star Repels Illegal Immigrants From Crossing Border

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 19

Governor Abbott Applauds Texas National Guard, DPS For Combating Border Crisis

Governor Greg Abbott today thanked Texas National Guard soldiers and Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) troopers for their selfless service at the southern border and provided an update on Texas' response to the ongoing border crisis during a press conference in Brownsville.

Press Release

May 19

Governor Abbott Requests SBA Disaster Declaration For April Storms In South Texas

Governor Greg Abbott today announced that he requested a disaster declaration from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) for South Texas communities affected by severe thunderstorms, large hail, and damaging wind that occurred on April 28.

Press Release

May 19

Governor Abbott Celebrates 75th Anniversary Of Israel’s Independence

Governor Greg Abbott last night commemorated the 75th anniversary of Israel's independence at a celebration hosted by the Consulate General of Israel to the Southwest in Houston.

Press Release

May 19

Texas Again Breaks Three Jobs Records, Leads Nation In Job Creation

Governor Greg Abbott today celebrated the strength of the Texas economy following the release of April jobs data showing Texas again surpassing all previous records for total jobs, total Texans employed, and total Texas labor force.

Press Release