News – Press Release

May 21

Governor Abbott Set To Host Series Of Roundtable Events To Discuss School Safety

Governor Greg Abbott today announced he will host a series of roundtable sessions, beginning tomorrow, to generate solutions that improve safety and s

May 20

Governor Abbott Calls For Moment Of Silence To Honor Victims Of Santa Fe High School Shooting

Governor Greg Abbott today issued a statewide call for Texans to take part in a moment of silence at 10:00 AM C.T. tomorrow, May 21, 2018, to honor the memory of the victims of the Santa Fe High School shooting.

May 18

Governor Abbott Orders Texas Flags Lowered To Half-Staff In Memory Of Those Who Lost Their Lives At Santa Fe High School

Governor Greg Abbott today ordered Texas flags across the state to be lowered to half-staff in memory of those who lost their lives in the school shooting at Santa Fe High School in Santa Fe, Texas today.

May 10

Governor Abbott Meets With Japanese Ambassador Shinsuke Sugiyama

Governor Greg Abbott today met with Japanese Ambassador Shinsuke Sugiyama at the Texas Governor's Mansion in Austin.

May 7

Governor Abbott Meets With Aichi Prefecture Governor Hideaki Ohmura

Governor Greg Abbott today met with Aichi Prefecture Governor Hideaki Ohmura and welcomed him to Texas State Capitol.

May 7

Governor Abbott Hosts Commission For Women’s Roundtable Discussion

Governor Abbott today hosted a roundtable discussion with members of the Governor’s Commission for Women, seeking their expertise and ideas on how to best support women entrepreneurs in Texas and expand economic opportunity to meet the Governor’s and the First Lady’s goal of making Texas the best state for women-owned businesses.  

May 7

Governor Abbott Authorizes Harris County Emergency Special Election For Flood-Control Projects

Governor Greg Abbott today sent a letter approving a request by the Harris County Commissioners Court to hold an emergency special election for a bond referendum on Saturday, August 25th.

May 7

Governor Abbott Honors Fallen Texas Peace Officers At 2018 Memorial Ceremony

Governor Greg Abbott today joined law enforcement officers from across the state for the 2018 Texas Peace Officers Memorial Ceremony to honor fallen Texas peace officers and their families.