News – Press Release

Mar 4

Governor Abbott Accepts Governor’s Cup Award

Governor Greg Abbott today accepted Site Selection Magazine's Governor's Cup Award for a record-breaking seventh year in a row.

Aug 23

Governor Abbott Issues Disaster Declaration In Response To Drought Conditions In South Texas

Governor Greg Abbott today issued a State Disaster Declaration for seven counties in South Texas currently experiencing severe drought conditions resulting in an increased threat of wildfire.

Aug 22

Governor Abbott Holds First Texas Safety Commission Meeting On Combating Hate And Extremism In Texas

Governor Greg Abbott today hosted the first meeting of the Texas Safety Commission in Austin.

Aug 21

Governor Abbott Holds Ceremonial Bill Signing Establishing College Of Medicine At University Of Houston

Governor Greg Abbott today ceremonially signed into law House Bill 826 (Zerwas/Huffman), establishing the College of Medicine at the University of Houston.

Aug 20

Governor Abbott Names Daniel Chair And Appoints Demerson To Texas Workforce Commission

Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Aaron Demerson to the Texas Workforce Commission for a term set to expire February 1, 2021. Additionally, the Governor named Bryan Daniel chair.

Aug 20

Governor Abbott Announces New Uber Hub in Dallas

Governor Greg Abbott today announced that Uber Technologies, Inc. will establish a new U.S. General and Administrative Hub that will house various corporate functions in Dallas, Texas

Aug 19

Governor Abbott Announces Texas Safety Commission

Last week, Governor Greg Abbott announced the Domestic Terrorism Task Force to combat hateful acts of extremism in Texas following the recent shooting in El Paso. Today, Governor Abbott announced the Texas Safety Commission, which will develop an immediate action plan for the State of Texas.

Aug 19

Governor Abbott Appoints Hughs As Texas Secretary Of State

Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Ruth Ruggero Hughs as the Texas Secretary of State. The Secretary serves as Chief Election Officer for Texas, assisting county election officials and ensuring the uniform application and interpretation of election laws throughout Texas.