News – Press Release

Aug 15

First Lady Cecilia Abbott Announces 2018 Governor’s Volunteer Awards Recipients

Texas First Lady Cecilia Abbott, Honorary Chair of the 35th annual Governor’s Volunteer Awards, today announced the 2018 award recipients

Aug 11

Governor Abbott Attends 19th Annual Indo-American Chamber Of Commerce Of Greater Houston Gala

Governor Greg Abbott today joined the Indo-American Chamber of Commerce of Greater Houston (IACCGH) for their 19th annual gala.

Aug 7

Governor Abbott Announces “Damon Allen Act”

Governor Greg Abbott today unveiled the “Damon Allen Act,” a set of proposals to reform the bail system in Texas to protect law enforcement and enhance public safety.

Jul 25

Governor Abbott Names Jeffrey Oldham General Counsel

Governor Greg Abbott today named Jeff Oldham as General Counsel to the Governor.

Jul 19

Governor Abbott Joins The South Belt-Ellington Chamber Of Commerce In Honoring Heroes Of Hurricane Harvey

Governor Greg Abbott today joined the South Belt-Ellington Chamber of Commerce at a gala honoring Hurricane Harvey heroes and first responders in Houston, Texas.

Jul 19

Governor Abbott, Department of Justice Announce $1 Million Grant For Law Enforcement Overtime Expenses Following Santa Fe Shooting

Governor Greg Abbott and the Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) today announced a $1 million grant for overtime expenses of law enforcement officers involved in the response efforts after the shooting at Santa Fe High School.

Jul 13

Governor Abbott Addresses Texas American Legion Convention In San Antonio

Governor Greg Abbott today attended and delivered remarks at the American Legion, Department of Texas 100th anniversary convention in San Antonio.

Jul 13

Commission To Rebuild Texas After Hurricane Harvey Update: Issue 25

Governor Greg Abbott gives top-line information on progress being made by the Commission to Rebuild Texas.