News – Press Release

Jun 25

Governor Abbott Announces $5 Million In Texas Talent Connection Grants For Workforce Training Programs

Governor Greg Abbott today announced $5 million in Texas Talent Connection grants to 13 workforce training and job placement programs across the state.

Jun 22

Commission To Rebuild Texas After Hurricane Harvey Update: Issue 24

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

Jun 21

Governor Greg Abbott Issues Disaster Declaration In Response To Severe Weather And Flooding

Governor Greg Abbott today issued a State Disaster Declaration for six Texas counties impacted by severe weather and flooding.

Jun 20

Texas Awarded $13 Million In Fishery Disaster Funds For Harvey Recovery

Governor Greg Abbott today announced that Texas has been awarded over $13 million in grant funding for the rebuilding of commercial and recreational fishing industries affected by Hurricane Harvey.

Jun 20

Governor Greg Abbott Orders Emergency Special Election For Texas State Senate District 19

Governor Greg Abbott has issued a proclamation ordering an emergency special election in Texas State Senate District 19 following the resignation of Senator Carlos Uresti.

Jun 19

Governor Abbott Orders Increased Readiness Of State Operations Center As Storms Impact The Gulf Coast

Governor Greg Abbott has ordered the State Operations Center (SOC) to elevate its readiness level as heavy rain and storms continue to impact the Texas coast.

Jun 14

Governor Abbott Hosts Flag Day Observance Ceremony In San Antonio

Governor Greg Abbott today hosted a Flag Day Observance Ceremony in San Antonio, Texas, recognizing military veterans and their families for their service to the United States.

Jun 12

First Lady Cecilia Abbott Addresses First Annual Texas Women Veterans Day Celebration

Texas First Lady Cecilia Abbott today attended the first annual Texas Women Veterans Day Celebration at the Texas State Capitol.