News – Press Release
Governor Greg Abbott announced the second phase of the State of Texas' ongoing plan to safely and strategically open Texas while minimizing the spread of COVID-19.
Governor Abbott Provides Update On State’s Response To Protest Violence, Calls For Unity And Peaceful Protests
Governor Greg Abbott today held a press conference in Dallas where he provided an update on Texas' response to protest violence across the state.
Governor Abbott, U.S. Attorneys Announce Federal Prosecution For Protest Agitators Violating Federal Law
Governor Greg Abbott announced that individuals who come to Texas from out of state to engage in looting, violence, or other destructive acts in violation of federal law will be subject to federal prosecution.
Governor Greg Abbott today surged substantial statewide resources to cities throughout Texas in response to escalating protest violence.
Governor Greg Abbott today declared a State of Disaster for all Texas counties in the midst of violent protests that endanger public safety and threaten property loss and damage.
To ensure peaceful protest, Governor Greg Abbott has sent state resources to the cities of Houston, Dallas, San Antonio and Austin to maintain public safety.
Governor Greg Abbott has activated the Texas National Guard in response to protest violence throughout the state.
The Office of the Governor and the King of Country, George Strait, released a new public service announcement.