News – Press Release

Jan 27

Operation Lone Star Deploys Hi-Tech Assets To Stop Illegal Crossings

Governor Greg Abbott, the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS), and the Texas National Guard are continuing to work together to secure the border; stop the smuggling of drugs, weapons, and people into Texas; and prevent, detect, and interdict transnational criminal behavior between ports of entry.

Jan 26

Governor Abbott Issues Disaster Declaration For Southeast Texas

Governor Greg Abbott today issued a disaster declaration for communities in Southeast Texas impacted by severe storms that caused damage to homes and

Jan 25

Governor Abbott Signs Historic Infrastructure Agreement With U.S. Military

Governor Greg Abbott today signed the largest Statewide Intergovernmental Support Agreement (S-IGSA) between the State of Texas and the United States Military to bolster infrastructure and transportation improvements on federal military property across the state.

Jan 25

Governor Abbott Urges Texans Impacted By Storms To Report Damage

Governor Greg Abbott today urged all Texans impacted by recent severe storms and winter weather to self-report property damage by using the Texas Division of Emergency Management’s (TDEM) iSTAT damage survey, as the damage assessment process begins.

Jan 24

Governor Abbott Celebrates Boeing, Port San Antonio Educational Partnership

Governor Greg Abbott today celebrated a major educational partnership between Boeing and Port San Antonio that will support enhanced science and technology educational programs for students in South Texas through STEM disciplines.

Jan 24

Governor Abbott Announces Statewide 2023 Governor’s Small Business Summit

Governor Greg Abbott today announced the statewide 2023 Governor’s Small Business Summit.

Jan 24

Texas Leads The Nation For Job Creation

Governor Greg Abbott today congratulated Texans and Texas employers for helping make Texas the national leader in job creation, following the December employment release from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) showing Texas led all states for job creation in 2022.

Jan 23

Governor Abbott Prepares State Emergency Response Resources Ahead Of Severe Weather Threats

Governor Greg Abbott today directed the Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM) to prepare state emergency response resources ahead of a winter storm system and severe weather threats expected to move across Texas beginning tonight through Wednesday morning.