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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.

Jun 15

Governor Abbott Signs Legislation Allowing Beer-To-Go Sales In Texas

Governor Greg Abbott today signed into law House Bill 1545 (Paddie, Birdwell), which allows beer-to-go sales for craft breweries in the state of Texas.

Jun 14

Governor Abbott Signs Rio Grande Valley Metropolitan Planning Organization Merger Agreement

Governor Greg Abbott today signed the Rio Grande Valley Metropolitan Planning Organization (RGV MPO) re-designation and consolidation agreement at the Texas State Capitol. The Governor was joined by various Rio Grande Valley leaders and stakeholders for the signing including County Commissioners, Mayors, and transportation and mobility leaders.

Jun 14

WEB VIDEO: Prioritizing Disaster Recovery, Ensuring Community Resilience

The Office of Governor Greg Abbott today released a web video highlighting disaster relief and preparedness legislation that was signed yesterday in H

Jun 13

Governor Abbott Takes Action To Extend Texas State Board Of Plumbing Examiners

Governor Greg Abbott today issued an executive order to extend the activity of the Texas State Board of Plumbing Examiners past its set expiration of September 1, 2019.

Jun 13

Governor Abbott Signs Disaster Relief And Preparedness Legislation Into Law

Governor Greg Abbott today signed into law several monumental bills related to disaster relief and preparedness in Texas.

Jun 13

WEB VIDEO: Tax Reform That Puts Texans First

The Office Of Governor Greg Abbott today released a web video highlighting the signing of Senate Bill 2—monumental legislation that reforms property taxes for Texas homeowners and businesses and caps the amount that taxes can be increased by taxing authorities.

Jun 12

Governor Abbott Signs Pivotal Property Tax Reforms Into Law

Governor Greg Abbott today signed into law Senate Bill 2, which delivers significant property tax reforms that will cap property tax increases without voter approval and provide tax reform to homeowners and businesses across Texas.