News – Press Release

Sep 25

Governor Abbott Announces Departure Of Long-Time Advisor

After nearly a decade of service to the State of Texas, Governor Greg Abbott’s Chief Operating Officer, Reed Clay, today announced he will leave the administration to join the private sector.

Sep 24

Governor Abbott Announces $2 Million Grant To Austin Community College District In Support Of Army Futures Command

Governor Greg Abbott today announced a $2 million grant from the Texas Military Preparedness Commission’s (TMPC) Defense Economic Adjustment Assistance Grant (DEAAG) program to the Austin Community College District in partnership with The University of Texas and the U.S. Army.

Sep 18

Governor Abbott Attends South Texas College Regional Center For Public Safety Excellence Building Dedication Ceremony

Governor Greg Abbott today attended a dedication ceremony for the new South Texas College Regional Center for Public Safety Excellence (RCPSE) in Pharr, Texas.

Sep 14

Governor Abbott Attends Caterpillar’s 400,000th Engine Milestone Celebration

Governor Greg Abbott today attended Caterpillar's Engine Milestone Celebration in Seguin, Texas, which commemorated the completion of the 400,000th engine produced at this facility.

Sep 13

First Lady Cecilia Abbott Honors 2018 Governor’s Small Business Award Winners

First Lady Cecilia Abbott was in the Dallas Fort-Worth area today to talk about the important role that women-owned businesses play in the success of our state’s economy.

Sep 12

Governor Abbott Further Elevates Activation Level Of State Operations Center For Approaching Tropical Disturbance

Governor Greg Abbott has ordered the Texas State Operations Center (SOC) to further increase its readiness level to level II (escalated response conditions) beginning at 7 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 13, as a tropical disturbance in the Gulf of Mexico continues to move toward the Texas coast.

Sep 11

Governor Abbott Presents 2018 Star Of Texas Awards

Governor Greg Abbott today presented the 2018 Star of Texas Awards to peace officers, firefighters and first responders who demonstrated heroism in service to their communities and the State of Texas.

Sep 10

Governor Abbott Orders Increased Readiness Of State Operations Center As Tropical System Approaches The Gulf

Governor Greg Abbott has ordered the Texas State Operations Center (SOC) to elevate its readiness level as a potential tropical system is expected to develop and move into the Gulf of Mexico and toward the Texas coast later this week.