News – Press Release

Apr 20

Governor Abbott And HUD Secretary Ben Carson Hold Press Conference On Disaster Recovery

Governor Greg Abbott today joined Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson, Senator Ted Cruz, Congressman John Culberson and local officials in Houston, Texas to discuss the $5 billion recently allocated to Texas for Hurricane Harvey and disaster recovery.

Apr 19

Governor Abbott Announces Full Compliance With School Safety Directives

Governor Greg Abbott today announced that all Texas school districts and public junior college districts are in compliance with recent state required safety and security audits.

Apr 18

Governor Abbott Celebrates The 70th Anniversary Of The State Of Israel

Governor Greg Abbott today attended and spoke at a celebration for the State of Israel’s 70th Independence Day, hosted by the Israeli Consulate in Houston.

Apr 17

Governor Abbott Statement On Passing Of Former U.S. First Lady Barbara Bush

Governor Greg Abbott today issued the following statement on the passing of former U.S. First Lady Barbara Bush.

Apr 17

Governor Greg Abbott Announces Extension Of Transitional Sheltering Assistance

Governor Greg Abbott today announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has granted Texas' request to extend the deadline for Transitional Sheltering Assistance (TSA) for Hurricane Harvey survivors.

Apr 15

Governor Abbott Statement On Former U.S. First Lady Barbara Bush

Governor Greg Abbott today issued the following statement on former U.S. First Lady Barbara Bush.

Apr 13

Governor Abbott Addresses Lone Star Legislative Summit In Nacogdoches

Governor Greg Abbott today addressed the Nacogdoches County Chamber of Commerce's Lone Star Legislative Summit at Stephen F. Austin State University.

Apr 13

Barbara Jordan Media Awards Winners Announced

The Governor’s Committee on People with Disabilities today announced the winners of the 35th annual Barbara Jordan Media Awards for media content produced in 2017.