News

Nov 20

Governor Abbott Issues Statement Of Support For National Museum Of The American Latino Act

Governor Greg Abbott today issued a statement of support for the National Museum of the American Latino Act.

Press Release

Nov 19

Governor Abbott Statement On Port San Antonio Being Selected As Finalist For U.S. Space Command Headquarters

Governor Greg Abbott issued a statement after the Department of the Air Force selected Port San Antonio, Texas as one of the six finalists for the U.S. Space Command Headquarters.

Press Release

Nov 19

Governor Abbott Provides Update On Bamlanivimab Distribution To Hospitals Across Texas

Governor Greg Abbott today traveled to Lubbock to hold a briefing with local officials and provide an update on the the distribution of bamlanivimab.

Press Release

Nov 19

Governor Abbott Appoints Coble To Texas Forensic Science Commission

Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Michael Coble, Ph.D. to the Texas Forensic Science Commission for a term set to expire on September 1, 2021.

Appointment

Nov 18

Governor Abbott Directs DPS Resources To Dallas To Combat Spike In Violent Crime

At the request of the Dallas Police Department (DPD), Governor Greg Abbott today directed the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) to provide direct support to DPD in their efforts to reduce violent crime and protect the communities in the city of Dallas.

Press Release

Nov 18

Governor Abbott Reappoints Four To One-Call Board Of Texas

The board has authority over “Call Before You Dig” systems that notify the underground facility operators for excavation plans so pipelines and utility lines can be marked to prevent accidents.

Appointment

Nov 18

Governor Abbott, TEA, TDEM Announce $420 Million Reimbursement Program for Texas Schools To Continue Supporting Remote Learning During COVID-19

Governor Greg Abbott today announced a $420 million reimbursement program to cover costs incurred by Texas public schools that purchased Wi-Fi hotspots and/or eLearning devices (such as laptops, tablets, and Chromebooks) so students could learn remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Press Release

Nov 17

Governor Abbott Appoints Gore & Arnold To Texas Workforce Investment Council

The Council engages in a collaborative, systematic view of workforce development programs throughout the state and provides for planning, evaluation, research, and other functions related to workforce programs.

Appointment