News – Press Release

Dec 11

First Lady Cecilia Abbott Addresses Annual Irving Salvation Army Super Lunch

First Lady Cecilia Abbott today attended the annual Salvation Army Super Lunch in Irving, where she recognized the Salvation Army for their community outreach programs in Irving, including the Salvation Army Boys and Girls Club, and thanked local citizens and civic and business leaders for their continuing generous donations of volunteer hours and much-needed funding.

Dec 10

Governor Abbott Participates In Fireside Chat At The U.S. Chamber’s Association Committee Of 100 Meeting

Governor Greg Abbott today participated in a Fireside Chat at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Committee of 100 Meeting (C100) in Austin. The Governor and CCC100 Chairman Matt Shay discussed the importance of workforce development and the strategies behind Texas’ continued economic success.

Dec 7

Governor Abbott Orders Increased Readiness Of State Operations Center In Response To Severe Weather In Texas

Governor Greg Abbott has ordered the Texas State Operations Center (SOC) to elevate its readiness level as severe weather such as flooding, and winter weather, including snow and ice, are expected to impact parts of the state over the next few days.

Dec 5

First Lady Cecilia Abbott Addresses Schwab Community Ambassador Leadership Summit

First Lady Cecilia Abbott today attended the Charles Schwab & Co. Community Ambassador Leadership Summit in Austin, where she welcomed Schwab Community Ambassadors from around the nation and recognized the more than 50,000 hours of volunteer service they contributed to their communities this year.

Dec 4

Governor Abbott Announces The Professional Golfers’ Association Of America’s Headquarters Is Relocating To Texas

Governor Greg Abbott today announced that The Professional Golfers’ Association of America (The PGA of America) will relocate its headquarters from Palm Beach Gardens, Florida to Frisco, Texas, bringing $30 million in capital investment and a minimum of 100 new jobs to the state of Texas.

Dec 3

Governor Abbott Proclaims Day Of Mourning In Honor Of Former President George H.W. Bush

Governor Greg Abbott today proclaimed December 5, 2018, as an official Day of Mourning in Texas in honor of former President George H.W. Bush.

Dec 2

Governor Abbott Attends Texas Capitol Menorah Lighting Ceremony

Governor Greg Abbott today joined Jewish community leaders at the Texas Capitol Menorah Lighting Ceremony in celebration of the first day of Hanukkah.

Dec 1

Governor Abbott Statement On Passing Of Former U.S. President George H.W. Bush

Governor Greg Abbott tonight issued the following statement on the passing of former U.S. President George H.W. Bush.