News – Hurricane Harvey

Feb 16

Commission To Rebuild Texas After Hurricane Harvey Update: Issue 17

Governor Greg Abbott gives top-line information on progress being made by the Commission to Rebuild Texas.

Feb 16

Governor Greg Abbott Declares Disaster Proclamation Extension For Texas Counties Impacted By Hurricane Harvey

Governor Greg Abbott today issued a proclamation extending the State Disaster Declaration for Texas counties affected by Hurricane Harvey.

Feb 13

Governor Abbott Announces New Hazard Mitigation Funding For Harvey Recovery

Governor Greg Abbott today joined local leaders in Rockport and Houston, Texas to announce the availability of new funding for hazard mitigation projects along the Gulf Coast following the devastation of Hurricane Harvey.

Feb 9

Governor Abbott Statement On Passage Of Disaster Relief Funding By Congress

Governor Greg Abbott released the following statement on legislation passed by Congress and signed by the President this morning that includes nearly $90 billion in disaster relief funding for natural disasters like Hurricane Harvey.

Feb 3

Governor Abbott Joins CITGO To Announce Hurricane Relief Donation To Habitat For Humanity

Governor Greg Abbott today visited a Habitat for Humanity build site in Rockport, TX where he joined officials from CITGO to announce a new donation to help rebuild homes damaged by Hurricane Harvey.

Jan 29

Report To The People Of Texas

Governor Greg Abbott today released his second “Report to the People of Texas,” which highlights the legislative, economic, educational, and public safety achievements over the past year.

Jan 25

Goldman Sachs & Rebuild Texas Fund Announce Microloan Program for Small Businesses Impacted By Hurricane Harvey

Governor Greg Abbott today joined representatives from Goldman Sachs, LiftFund, and the Rebuild Texas Fund to announce a new $7 million microloan program for small businesses affected by Harve

Jan 24

Texas, CA, FL, & Puerto Rico Urge Congress to Pass Additional Disaster Funding

Texas Governor Greg Abbott, California Governor Jerry Brown, Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló and Florida Governor Rick Scott today issued a joint letter urging the U.S. Senate to improve and expeditiously pass supplemental disaster funding, and for Congress to send the bill to the President.