News – Press Release

Jan 21

Governor Abbott Hosts Roundtable Discussion In Austin On Law Enforcement, Public Safety Priorities

Governor Greg Abbott today held a roundtable discussion in Austin with law enforcement and public safety advocates to discuss the Governor's legislative priorities to ensure a safer future for the Lone Star State.

Jan 25

Governor Abbott Announces $16.3 Million In Grants To Texas Military Communities

These grants assist military communities across the state that may be positively or negatively impacted by any future Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) round.

Jan 25

State Of Texas Establishes Alternate Care Site In Lubbock To Expand Hospital Capacity

Governor Greg Abbott today announced that the Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM), in partnership with the City of Lubbock, Lubbock County, Covenant Health System, and UMC Health System, has established an Alternate Care Site in Lubbock to expand hospital capacity in the region.

Jan 25

Governor Abbott, TDEM Announce Expansion Of COVID-19 Therapeutic Infusion Center In Austin

Governor Greg Abbott today announced that the Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM) has expanded the COVID-19 therapeutic infusion center in Austin.

Jan 22

Governor Abbott Surges State Resources To Support COVID-19 Response In Laredo

Governor Greg Abbott today announced that the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) and the Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM) have surged medical personnel, equipment, testing supplies, and personal protective equipment (PPE) to Laredo to help combat COVID-19 and support hospitals in the region.

Jan 22

Governor Abbott, TDEM Expand COVID-19 Rapid Testing Program For Front Line Workers Of Small Businesses

Governor Greg Abbott and the Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM) today announced the expansion of the COVID-19 Rapid Testing Program for front line workers at Texas small businesses.

Jan 20

Governor Abbott, TDEM Establish COVID-19 Therapeutic Infusion Center In Lubbock

Governor Greg Abbott today announced that the Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM) has established a new COVID-19 therapeutic infusion center in Lubbock.