News – Press Release

Mar 24

Operation Lone Star Turns Back Over 30,000 Illegal Immigrants

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.

Mar 24

First Lady Abbott Showcases ‘Texas Governors And Their Times’ Exhibit In Austin

First Lady Abbott Showcases 'Texas Governors And Their Times' Exhibit In Austin

Mar 24

Texas Leads Nation For Jobs Growth Over Last 12 Months

Governor Greg Abbott today celebrated the might of the Texas economy and workforce as new February employment data shows Texas leading the nation for jobs added over the month and over the last 12 months, again setting new historic highs for employment.

Mar 24

Governor Abbott Champions Rural Support For School Choice In Odessa

Governor Greg Abbott last night championed support from rural Texans to expand education freedom and increase school choice for Texas parents at a Parent Empowerment Night held at First Odessa Christian Academy.

Mar 23

Governor Abbott Announces Corsicana Designated Music Friendly Texas Certified Community

Governor Greg Abbott today announced that the City of Corsicana, having completed the multi-step certification process, has been designated a Music Friendly Texas Certified Community by the Texas Music Office (TMO).

Mar 22

Governor Abbott Announces Over $311,000 Career Training Grants To Copperas Cove ISD

Governor Greg Abbott today announced two Jobs and Education for Texans (JET) grants totaling more than $311,000 by the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) to Copperas Cove Independent School District (ISD) to support career training.

Mar 22

Governor Abbott Touts Texas’ Strong Economic Partnerships At Austin Chamber Luncheon

Governor Greg Abbott today touted Texas' strong partnerships with businesses and discussed his vision for the state's continued economic success at a luncheon hosted by the Austin Chamber of Commerce.

Mar 22

Governor Abbott Statement On Newsmax, DIRECTV Agreement

Governor Greg Abbott today issued a statement following the announcement of a multi-year distribution agreement between Newsmax Media, Inc and DIRECTV that will return the Newsmax channel to the satellite television provider.