News – Press Release

May 18

Governor Abbott Announces Phase Two To Open Texas

Governor Greg Abbott announced the second phase of the State of Texas' ongoing plan to safely and strategically open Texas while minimizing the spread of COVID-19.

Jun 2

Governor Abbott Provides Update On State’s Response To Protest Violence, Calls For Unity And Peaceful Protests

Governor Greg Abbott today held a press conference in Dallas where he provided an update on Texas' response to protest violence across the state.

Jun 1

Governor Abbott, U.S. Attorneys Announce Federal Prosecution For Protest Agitators Violating Federal Law

Governor Greg Abbott announced that individuals who come to Texas from out of state to engage in looting, violence, or other destructive acts in violation of federal law will be subject to federal prosecution.

May 31

Governor Abbott Surges State Resources In Response To Protest Violence

Governor Greg Abbott today surged substantial statewide resources to cities throughout Texas in response to escalating protest violence.

May 31

Governor Abbott Declares State of Disaster Following Violent Protests

Governor Greg Abbott today declared a State of Disaster for all Texas counties in the midst of violent protests that endanger public safety and threaten property loss and damage.

May 30

Governor Abbott Deploys State Resources To Texas Cities Amid Ongoing Protests

To ensure peaceful protest, Governor Greg Abbott has sent state resources to the cities of Houston, Dallas, San Antonio and Austin to maintain public safety.

May 30

Governor Abbott Activates National Guard In Response To Protest Violence

Governor Greg Abbott has activated the Texas National Guard in response to protest violence throughout the state.

May 28

Office Of The Governor, George Strait Release COVID-19 PSA: “Write This Down, Take A Little Note”

The Office of the Governor and the King of Country, George Strait, released a new public service announcement.