News – Press Release

Jan 9

Governor Abbott Holds Joint Press Conference With Lieutenant Governor Patrick, Speaker Bonnen

Governor Greg Abbott today held a joint press conference with Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick and House Speaker Dennis Bonnen at the Governor’s Mansion.

Jan 7

Governor Abbott Sets Special Election For Texas House District 125

Governor Greg Abbott today issued a proclamation announcing Tuesday, February 12, 2019, as the special election date to fill the Texas House of Representatives seat in District 125 recently vacated by Justin Rodriguez.

Jan 7

Governor Abbott Issues Statement On Biennial Revenue Estimate

Governor Greg Abbott today released the following statement on Comptroller Glenn Hegar’s biennial revenue estimate.

Dec 28

Governor Abbott Statement On Passing Of Richard Overton

Governor Greg Abbott tonight issued the following statement on the passing of Richard Overton, America's oldest World War II veteran.

Dec 21

Governor Abbott Sets Special Election For Texas House District 145

Governor Greg Abbott today issued a proclamation announcing Tuesday, January 29, 2019, as the special election date to fill the Texas House of Representatives District 145 seat recently vacated by former Representative Carol Alvarado.

Dec 21

Governor Abbott Sets Special Election For Texas House District 79

Governor Greg Abbott today issued a proclamation announcing Tuesday, January 29, 2019, as the special election date to fill the Texas House of Representatives District 79 seat recently vacated by Representative Joe Pickett.

Dec 19

Governor Abbott Statement On School Finance Commission Report

Governor Greg Abbott today issued the following statement after the School Finance Commission Report passed unanimously.

Dec 19

First Lady Cecilia Abbott Delivers Commencement Address At Texas A&M University–San Antonio

First Lady Cecilia Abbott yesterday delivered the commencement address at Texas A&M University–San Antonio, congratulating the Class of 2018 on their academic achievements and encouraging them to continue to give back to others.