News – Press Release

Oct 17

Governor Abbott Announces New Funding To Crack Down On Border Crime

Governor Greg Abbott today announced $5.8 million in grant funding for the Border Prosecution Unit (BPU) to help crack down on gangs and Transnational Criminal Organizations (TCOs) along the Texas border.

Oct 16

Governor Greg Abbott Issues Disaster Declaration For 18 Texas Counties In Response To Severe Weather And Flooding

Governor Greg Abbott today issued a State Disaster Declaration for 18 Texas counties impacted by recent severe weather and flooding that has caused widespread property damage, and threatened loss of life.

Oct 16

Governor Abbott Attends Dallas Police Department Awards Ceremony

Governor Greg Abbott today attended and delivered remarks at an awards ceremony in Dallas, Texas, hosted by the Dallas Police Department.

Oct 16

First Lady Cecilia Abbott Honors Winners Of The 2018 Governor’s Volunteer Awards

First Lady Cecilia Abbott, Honorary Chair of the 2018 Governor’s Volunteer Awards, hosted a reception at the Governor’s Mansion last night honoring the fifteen winners of the 2018 Governor’s Volunteer Awards.

Oct 16

Governor Abbott Orders Increased Readiness Of State Operations Center In Response To Severe Weather And Flooding In Texas

Governor Greg Abbott has ordered the Texas State Operations Center (SOC) to elevate its readiness level as severe weather and flooding continue to impact parts of the state.

Oct 15

Governor Abbott Announces Senior Staff Promotions

Governor Greg Abbott today announced changes to his senior staff, naming Jordan Hale as Deputy Chief of Staff and Sarah Hicks as Senior Advisor to the Governor.

Oct 12

Governor Abbott Receives Texas Military Value Task Force Strategic Report

The Texas Military Preparedness Commission today released its Texas Military Value Task Force Strategic Report, summarizing findings from visits to all Texas military installations and meetings with military installation commanders, staff and local community leaders.

Oct 9

Governor Abbott Attends 2018 Beaumont Chamber Of Commerce Annual Meeting And Spindletop Award Ceremony

Governor Greg Abbott today joined the Beaumont Chamber of Commerce for their 2018 annual celebration of the community’s economic growth and success over the past year.