News – Press Release

Jul 23

Governor Abbott, TDHCA Announce $52.9 Million In Housing Stability Services Grants For Veterans, Vulnerable Texans

Governor Greg Abbott today announced that the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (TDHCA) board has awarded $52.9 million in Housing Stability Service Grants to 31 organizations around the state.

Jul 22

Governor Abbott Announces Film Friendly Texas Forum At Southfork Ranch In Parker

Governor Greg Abbott and the Texas Film Commission (TFC) today announced a two-day Film Friendly Texas Forum will be held at the iconic Southfork Ranch in Parker, September 24─25, 2021, as part of TFC’s 50th anniversary celebration.

Jul 21

Governor Abbott Ceremonially Signs Anti-Fentanyl Legislation Into Law In Houston

Governor Greg Abbott today ceremonially signed Senate Bill 768 into law at the Crime Stoppers of Houston headquarters.

Jul 20

Governor Abbott Files U.S. Supreme Court Amicus Brief In Support Of Second Amendment Rights

Governor Greg Abbott today filed an amicus brief in New York State Rifle & Pistol Association v. Bruen, an important Second Amendment case in the U.S. Supreme Court.

Jul 17

Governor Abbott Hosts Florida Governor DeSantis For Border Security Briefing In Del Rio

Governor Abbott today hosted Florida Governor Ron DeSantis for a border security briefing in Del Rio, Texas.

Jul 17

Governor Abbott Hosts Florida Governor DeSantis For Border Security Briefing In Del Rio

Governor Abbott today hosted Florida Governor Ron DeSantis for a border security briefing in Del Rio, Texas.

Jul 16

Governor Abbott Statement On Death Of Lubbock County Sheriff’s Office SWAT Commander

Governor Greg Abbott today issued a statement after Lubbock County Sheriff's Office SWAT Commander Sgt. Josh Bartlett was killed in the line of duty.

Jul 16

Governor Abbott Lauds Lone Star State’s Jobs Surge

Governor Greg Abbott today issued a statement following the Texas Workforce Commission’s (TWC) release of June employment numbers showing continued economic expansion as Texas employers added 55,800 jobs over the month, marking job growth in 13 of the last 14 months, as the unemployment rate dropped to 6.5 percent as more Texans jumped back into the job market.