News – Press Release

May 24

Governor Abbott Announces Glen Rose Designated Music Friendly Texas Certified Community

Governor Greg Abbott today announced that the City of Glen Rose has been designated by the Texas Music Office (TMO) as a Music Friendly Texas Certified Community after completing the multi-step certification process.

May 24

Operation Lone Star Continues To Arrest Gang Members, Fugitives

Governor Greg Abbott, the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS), and the Texas National Guard continue to work together to secure the border; stop t

May 23

Governor Abbott Announces Additional Disaster Assistance Approved In Presidential Disaster Declaration For Severe Storms, Flooding

Governor Greg Abbott today announced that President Joe Biden amended the Presidential Disaster Declaration for Texas counties impacted by severe weather and flooding that began on April 26.

May 23

Governor Abbott Announces Over $215,000 Career Training Grant To Kilgore College

Governor Greg Abbott today announced a Jobs and Education for Texans (JET) grant totaling more than $215,000 has been awarded to Kilgore College by the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC).

May 22

Governor Abbott Adds Counties To Disaster Declaration For Severe Storms

Governor Greg Abbott today announced that he has added Calhoun, Delta, Jones, and Lamar counties to the state’s disaster declaration for counties impacted by severe storms and flooding that began on April 26.

May 22

Governor Abbott Announces $17 Million Grant For Rural Hospitals

Governor Greg Abbott today announced the Texas Health and Human Services Commission is awarding $17 million in grant funding to eligible hospitals to continue improving healthcare services for rural communities.

May 21

Governor Abbott Announces SNAP, WIC Replacement Benefits For Counties Impacted By Recent Severe Weather

Governor Greg Abbott today announced that the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) received federal approval allowing recipients of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) to apply for replacement benefits for food lost or destroyed in last week’s storms.

May 21

Governor Abbott Announces Governor’s Small Business Summit In Round Rock

Governor Greg Abbott today announced the next 2024 Governor’s Small Business Summit will be held in Round Rock on Thursday, May 30.