News – Press Release

Nov 1

Governor Abbott Delivers Remarks At Groundbreaking Of New Uber Hub In Dallas

The Governor thanked Uber for their investment in Texas and highlighted the growth of technological innovation by companies in the state.

Jan 17

Governor’s Committee On People With Disabilities Seeks Nominations For The 2020 Barbara Jordan Media Awards

The Texas Governor’s Committee on People with Disabilities (GCPD) is now accepting nominations for the 2020 Barbara Jordan Media Awards.

Jan 17

Governor Abbott Lays Wreath At Yad Vashem Holocaust Museum in Jerusalem, Tours City of David Pilgrimage Road

Governor Greg Abbott began his second day in Israel by visiting the Yad Vashem Holocaust Museum in Jerusalem, and touring the excavation site of the City of David Pilgrimage Road.

Jan 17

Governor Abbott Visits Friends of Zion Museum In Jerusalem

During his visit, the Governor was presented with the Friends of Zion Award, which recognizes global leaders who have courageously supported the nation of Israel and Jewish people.

Jan 16

Governor Abbott Meets With Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu In Jerusalem

Governor Greg Abbott concluded his first day in Israel by meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem.

Jan 16

Governor Abbott Visits U.S. Embassy, Western Wall In Jerusalem

Governor Greg Abbott continued his first day in Israel by visiting the United States Embassy in Jerusalem, where he met with Ambassador David Friedman.

Jan 16

Governor Abbott Attends Roundtable At Start-Up Nation Central Headquarters In Tel Aviv

The Governor met with leaders of SNC to discuss opportunities for Israel and Texas to collaborate on the advancement of the cyber security, energy, and robotics sectors, and discussed the growing technology sector in Texas.

Jan 13

Governor Abbott Requests Presidential Disaster Declaration Following Severe Weather In Texas

Governor Greg Abbott today requested a Presidential Disaster Declaration for three Texas counties that sustained widespread damage due to severe thunderstorms, straight line winds, hail, and tornadoes from October 20th through October 21st, 2019.