News – Press Release

Jan 26

Governor Abbott Speaks At Department Of Texas Veterans Of Foreign Wars Convention

Governor Greg Abbott today attended the Department of Texas Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Mid-Winter Conference in Austin, Texas.

Jan 25

Goldman Sachs & Rebuild Texas Fund Announce Microloan Program for Small Businesses Impacted By Hurricane Harvey

Governor Greg Abbott today joined representatives from Goldman Sachs, LiftFund, and the Rebuild Texas Fund to announce a new $7 million microloan program for small businesses affected by Harve

Jan 24

Texas, CA, FL, & Puerto Rico Urge Congress to Pass Additional Disaster Funding

Texas Governor Greg Abbott, California Governor Jerry Brown, Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló and Florida Governor Rick Scott today issued a joint letter urging the U.S. Senate to improve and expeditiously pass supplemental disaster funding, and for Congress to send the bill to the President.

Jan 24

Governor Abbott, House And Senate Leadership, Grant Texas General Land Office Funding Request To Continue Housing Programs For Harvey Victims

Governor Greg Abbott, in partnership with Texas House and Senate leadership, today approved a request by the Texas General Land Office (GLO) for $38.6 million in disaster-related aid to fund critical direct housing programs across the Gulf region in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey.

Jan 23

Governor Abbott Asks President Trump To Approve 1115 Waiver For Texas’ Women’s Health Program

Governor Greg Abbott today sent a letter to President Donald Trump asking him to approve an 1115 Waiver that would reestablish a federal partnership for Texas’ women’s health program.

Jan 19

Commission To Rebuild Texas Update: Issue 15

Governor Greg Abbott gives top-line information on progress being made by the Commission to Rebuild Texas.

Jan 18

Governor Abbott Statement On Austin And Dallas Named As Finalists For Amazon’s HQ2

Governor Greg Abbott today released the following statement after Amazon announced the top 20 cities being considered for HQ2, which includes both Austin and Dallas, TX.

Jan 17

Gov Greg Abbott Extends Disaster Declaration For Texas Counties Impacted By Hurricane Harvey

Governor Greg Abbott today extended the State Disaster Declaration for Texas counties affected by Hurricane Harvey.