News – Press Release

Oct 5

Governor Abbott Announces Winners Of Texas Veterans Commission’s Education Excellence Award

Governor Greg Abbott today congratulated the Texas public institutions of higher education honored with the 2022 Veteran Education Excellence Recognition Award by the Texas Veterans Commission’s (TVC) Veterans Education Program.

Oct 4

Governor Abbott Touts Texas’ Mighty Energy Industry At Port Houston

Governor Greg Abbott today championed Texas' surging economy and jobs growth in our strong energy industry during a press conference with Port Houston Chairman Ric Campo and other energy industry leaders in Houston.

Oct 4

Governor Abbott Deploys Additional State Resources To Assist Florida’s Hurricane Ian Recovery

Governor Greg Abbott today directed the Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM) to deploy additional state resources to support Florida's response and recovery efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Ian.

Oct 4

Governor Abbott Announces Edinburg Designated As Music Friendly Community

Governor Greg Abbott today announced that the City of Edinburg, having completed the multi-step certification process, has been designated as a Music Friendly Community by the Texas Music Office (TMO).

Oct 4

Governor Abbott Statement On Loss Of Texas National Guard Soldier

Governor Greg Abbott today issued a statement on the Texas National Guard soldier who died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound in Eagle Pass.

Oct 3

Governor Abbott, HHSC Announce Extension Of Emergency SNAP Benefits For October 2022

Governor Greg Abbott today today announced the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) is providing more than $329.4 million in emergency Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) food benefits for the month of October.

Oct 3

Governor Abbott Appoints Vegas To Texas Energy Reliability Council

Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Pablo Vegas to the Texas Energy Reliability Council for a term at the pleasure of the Governor.

Oct 3

Governor Abbott Announces New Chief Of School Safety And Security

Governor Greg Abbott today announced John P. Scott as the new Chief of School Safety and Security within the Texas Education Agency (TEA), starting today, Monday, October 3.