News – Press Release

Jan 7

Governor Abbott Holds Domestic Terrorism Task Force Roundtable Discussion In Austin

Governor Greg Abbott today convened the Domestic Terrorism Task Force for a roundtable discussion at the Texas State Capitol.

Feb 13

Governor Abbott Charges Tri-Agency Workforce Initiative With Continued Transformation Of Workforce Development

Governor Greg Abbott today charged the Tri-Agency Workforce Initiative, to marshal the combined resources of the three agencies to carry forward the reforms adopted by the 86th Legislature through the passage of House Bill 3 and to identify strategies to address long-term workforce development needs across the state.

Feb 11

Governor Abbott Announces Departure of Top Adviser

For the last seven years, Matt Hirsch has guided messaging, press relations, and media strategy for the Governor.

Feb 6

Sexual Assault Survivors’ Task Force Holds Inaugural Meeting In Austin

The Office of the Governor's Sexual Assault Survivors' Task Force (SASTF) today held its inaugural meeting at the Texas State Capitol.

Feb 4

Governor Abbott Statement On President Trump’s State Of The Union Address

Governor Greg Abbott tonight issued the following statement on President Trump's State of the Union address.

Feb 3

Governor Abbott Celebrates 30th Anniversary Of The Texas Music Office

The Texas Music Office (TMO) serves the Texas music industry by creating new opportunities and connecting businesses in communities all across the state.

Jan 31

First Lady Cecilia Abbott Participates In White House Human Trafficking Summit

Texas First Lady Cecilia Abbott today attended the White House Human Trafficking Summit, and met with federal officials to discuss Texas' efforts to combat human trafficking.

Jan 30

Governor Abbott Joins Secretary Alex Azar, Federal Cabinet And Health Officials, State Governors For Update On Coronavirus

Governor Greg Abbott today participated in a call with U.S. HHS Secretary Alex Azar, federal cabinet and health officials, and other state governors on the status of the coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in the US.