News

Jan 30

Governor Abbott Readies State Operations Center For Winter Weather

Governor Greg Abbott today directed the Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM) to increase the readiness level of the State Operations Center (SOC) to Level II (Escalated Response) as winter weather begins impacting large portions of Texas today through Thursday.

Press Release

Jan 30

Governor Abbott Announces New Texas Border Czar

Governor Greg Abbott today announced the new position of Texas Border Czar to oversee border security in President Joe Biden's absence at a press conference on a Texas border wall construction site in San Benito.

Press Release

Jan 30

Governor Abbott Renews Severe Weather Disaster Declaration In January 2023

Governor Abbott Renews Severe Weather Disaster Declaration In January 2023

Proclamation

Jan 28

Governor Abbott Champions Protecting Unborn At Texas Rally For Life

Governor Greg Abbott today championed the State of Texas’ enduring position as a national leader in protecting the rights of the unborn at the 2023 Texas Rally for Life at the Texas Capitol in Austin.

Press Release

Jan 27

Governor Abbott Appoints Six To Humanities Texas

Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Trasa Cobern, Amanda Nobles and April Graham to Humanities Texas with terms set to expire on December 31, 2024. Additionally, the Governor appointed Elizabeth Johnson and Stacey Neal Combest and reappointed Ellen Ramsey with terms set to expire on December 31, 2023.

Appointment

Jan 27

Operation Lone Star Deploys Hi-Tech Assets To Stop Illegal Crossings

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

Jan 26

First Lady Abbott Relaunches Human Trafficking Awareness Campaign

First Lady Cecilia Abbott today relaunched the statewide “Can You See Me?” human trafficking awareness campaign at the Governor’s Mansion in Austin.

Jan 26

Governor Abbott Issues Disaster Declaration For Southeast Texas

Governor Greg Abbott today issued a disaster declaration for communities in Southeast Texas impacted by severe storms that caused damage to homes and

Press Release