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Governor Greg Abbott today granted waivers for the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ), Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV), and Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) as Texas continues surging all available resources to support Texans and communities impacted by wildfires across the state.
Governor Greg Abbott today hosted 45th President Donald J. Trump for a border security briefing with state officials in Eagle Pass.
Governor Greg Abbott today issued a statement on Texas’ constitutional right to defend itself following a federal judge granting the Biden Administration's motion for a preliminary injunction against Senate Bill 4, signed into law by the Governor in December 2023.
Governor Greg Abbott today announced that Texas is extending postpartum coverage to 12 months for eligible Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) recipients through the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC), effective March 1, 2024.
Governor Abbott Deploys Additional State Emergency Response Resources For Wildfires, Announces Federal Assistance
Governor Greg Abbott today directed the Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM) to deploy additional state emergency response resources to support wildfire response operations as ongoing wildfires impact the Texas Panhandle.
Governor Greg Abbott today congratulated 15 communities selected as 2024 Governor’s Small Business Summit host cities.
Governor Greg Abbott today issued a disaster declaration for 60 Texas counties in response to widespread wildfire activity throughout the state. Additional counties may be added if conditions warrant.
Governor Greg Abbott and the Texas Film Commission today announced a Film Friendly Texas Forum to be held on May 16 in New Braunfels. Communities across Texas interested in pursuing local job creation and economic expansion strategies by becoming Film Friendly Texas or Digital Media Friendly Texas Certified Communities are invited to attend.