News – Press Release

Dec 7

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

Governor Greg Abbott has ordered the Texas State Operations Center (SOC) to elevate its readiness level as severe weather such as flooding, and winter weather, including snow and ice, are expected to impact parts of the state over the next few days.

Dec 5

First Lady Cecilia Abbott Addresses Schwab Community Ambassador Leadership Summit

First Lady Cecilia Abbott today attended the Charles Schwab & Co. Community Ambassador Leadership Summit in Austin, where she welcomed Schwab Community Ambassadors from around the nation and recognized the more than 50,000 hours of volunteer service they contributed to their communities this year.

Dec 4

Governor Abbott Announces The Professional Golfers’ Association Of America’s Headquarters Is Relocating To Texas

Governor Greg Abbott today announced that The Professional Golfers’ Association of America (The PGA of America) will relocate its headquarters from Palm Beach Gardens, Florida to Frisco, Texas, bringing $30 million in capital investment and a minimum of 100 new jobs to the state of Texas.

Dec 3

Governor Abbott Proclaims Day Of Mourning In Honor Of Former President George H.W. Bush

Governor Greg Abbott today proclaimed December 5, 2018, as an official Day of Mourning in Texas in honor of former President George H.W. Bush.

Dec 2

Governor Abbott Attends Texas Capitol Menorah Lighting Ceremony

Governor Greg Abbott today joined Jewish community leaders at the Texas Capitol Menorah Lighting Ceremony in celebration of the first day of Hanukkah.

Dec 1

Governor Abbott Statement On Passing Of Former U.S. President George H.W. Bush

Governor Greg Abbott tonight issued the following statement on the passing of former U.S. President George H.W. Bush.

Nov 30

Governor Abbott Statement On McKesson Corporation Relocating Global Headquarters To Texas

Governor Greg Abbott today issued a statement welcoming McKesson Corporation, a Fortune 6 company, to the State of Texas. Effective April 1, 2019, McKesson Corporation will relocate its corporate headquarters from San Francisco, California to Las Colinas, Texas.

Nov 30

Governor Abbott’s Child Sex Trafficking Team Hosts Roundtable Discussion For Male Leaders To Prevent Child Sexual Exploitation

Governor Abbott’s Child Sex Trafficking Team hosted a roundtable for male leaders in law enforcement, faith communities, business, and youth-serving organizations from across the state to share strategies on preventing child sex trafficking.