News – Press Release

Dec 11

Governor Abbott Attends Grand Opening For New Tenaris Mill In Bay City

Governor Greg Abbott joined Secretary of Energy Rick Perry and local leaders for the grand opening ceremony of Tenaris' new $1.8 billion seamless pipe mill in Bay City, Texas.

Dec 11

Governor Abbott Posthumously Awards Texas Legislative Medal Of Honor To Master Sergeant Travis Watkins

Governor Greg Abbott today posthumously awarded the Texas Legislative Medal of Honor to Master Sergeant Travis Earl Watkins of the United States Army.   

Dec 9

First Lady Cecilia Abbott Attends Jefferson County Child Welfare Board’s Annual Christmas Party

Texas First Lady Cecilia Abbott today joined hundreds of children and families in Beaumont for the annual Jefferson County Child Welfare Board Foster Children’s Christmas Party.

Dec 7

Governor Abbott Announces New Gartner, Inc. Expansion In Irving

Governor Greg Abbott today announced that Gartner, Inc. will be expanding its presence in Irving, Texas bringing 800 new jobs and over $12 million in investment to the area over the next several years.

Dec 6

Texas First Lady Cecilia Abbott Welcomes First Lady Melania Trump And Second Lady Karen Pence To Texas Gulf Coast

Texas First Lady Cecilia Abbott today welcomed Mrs. Melania Trump, First Lady of the United States, and Mrs. Karen Pence, Second Lady of the United States, to the Texas Gulf Coast. Mrs. Abbott, Mrs. Trump and Mrs. Pence were joined by Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush and visited families, schools and organizations in Corpus Christi, Rockport and Aransas Pass for updates on the Hurricane Harvey recovery efforts.

Dec 6

Governor Abbott Applauds Decision By Trump Administration To Recognize Jerusalem As Capital of Israel

Governor Greg Abbott today issued the following statement supporting President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and his plan to relocate the American Embassy to Jerusalem.

Dec 5

Governor Abbott Announces New Golden State Foods Manufacturing Facility In Burleson

Governor Greg Abbott today announced that Golden State Foods Corporation will be opening a new manufacturing and distribution facility for its Liquid Products Division in Burleson, Texas.

Dec 5

Governor Abbott Orders Texas Flags In San Marcos To Half-Staff In Honor Of Fallen Officer Kenneth Copeland

Governor Abbott has ordered Texas flags in the City of San Marcos and in any surrounding municipalities or political subdivisions to be lowered to half-staff in memory of San Marcos Police Officer Kenneth Copeland who was killed in the line of duty yesterday.