News – Press Release

Oct 20

Governor Greg Abbott Renews State Disaster Declaration For 60 Texas Counties Affected By Hurricane Harvey

Governor Greg Abbott today issued a proclamation renewing the disaster declaration for 60 Texas Counties impacted by Hurricane Harvey.

Oct 20

Commission To Rebuild Texas Update: Issue 6

Weekly update #6 on rebuilding Texas after Hurricane Harvey.

Oct 19

Office Of The Governor’s Committee On People With Disabilities Announces 2017 Lex Frieden Employment Awards Winners

The Office of the Governor’s Committee on People with Disabilities today announced the winners of the 2017 Lex Frieden Employment Awards. Named for Texas disability rights champion Lex Frieden, the awards are bestowed upon Texans who have displayed a commitment to empowering their employees, co-workers, and fellow Texans with disabilities.

Oct 18

First Lady Cecilia Abbott Addresses Texas Alliance Of Child And Family Services Texas Child Care Administrators Conference

Texas First Lady Cecilia Abbott today addressed the Texas Alliance of Child and Family Services Texas annual Child Care Administrators Conference in Houston during the Closing General Session.

Oct 17

Governor Abbott Attends Groundbreaking Ceremony For New Ashley Furniture Industries Distribution And Fulfillment Center

Governor Greg Abbott today attended the groundbreaking ceremony for the new Ashley Furniture Industries Southwest Regional Distribution and Fulfillment Center in Mesquite, Texas.

Oct 16

Governor Abbott Extends Suspension Of Rules Relating To Vehicle Registration And Inspection For Victims Of Harvey

Governor Greg Abbott today extended the temporary waiver suspending rules relating to vehicle registration and inspection for victims of Hurricane Harvey.

Oct 11

Governor Greg Abbott Meets With Local Officials In Hurricane Affected Cities

Governor Greg Abbott today visited five Harvey-affected cities in Southeast Texas. This trip was the third of a three-day, 16-city tour of Hurricane impacted areas of Texas.

Oct 10

Governor Abbott Meets With Local Officials In Hurricane Harvey Affected Cities

Governor Greg Abbott today continued his tour of Harvey affected cities, traveling to five impacted communities along the Texas coast.