News – Press Release

Apr 24

Governor Greg Abbott Announces Star Of Texas Nominations

Governor Greg Abbott today announced that nominations for the 2019 Star of Texas Awards, which honor peace officers, firefighters, and emergency medical first responders who were seriously injured or killed in the line of duty, are now open.

Apr 23

Governor Abbott Announces Expansion of Allstate Facility

Governor Greg Abbott today announced that Allstate Insurance Company will be expanding headcount in their facility in Irving, Texas.

Apr 18

Governor Abbott Announces Texas Instruments New 300mm Facility In Richardson

Governor Greg Abbott today announced that Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) will increase its presence in Richardson, Texas and build a new 300mm analog semiconductor wafer fabrication facility.  

Apr 17

Governor Greg Abbott Issues Disaster Declaration For 9 Texas Counties In Response To Severe Weather

Governor Greg Abbott today issued a State Disaster Declaration for 9 Texas counties impacted by recent severe weather, including thunderstorms and tornadoes that caused widespread property damage and the loss of life.

Apr 15

Governor Abbott Statement On Senate Passage Of Senate Bill 2

Governor Greg Abbott today released the following statement after the Senate passed Senate Bill 2 to reform property taxes.

Apr 13

Governor Abbott Attends Fallen Heroes Memorial Dedication In West, TX

Governor Greg Abbott today attended and delivered remarks at the Fallen Heroes Memorial dedication in West, Texas.

Apr 10

Governor Abbott, Lt. Governor Patrick And Speaker Bonnen Release Joint Statement

Governor Greg Abbott, Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick and Speaker of the House Dennis Bonnen today released the following joint statement:

Apr 9

Texas Expands Opioid Misuse Prevention and Treatment Efforts

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services today announced an additional $24 million in funding for Texas to supplement the State Opioid Response grant program.