News – Press Release

Oct 8

Governor Abbott Orders Increased Readiness Of State Operations Center As Storm System Moves Across Texas

Governor Greg Abbott has ordered the Texas State Operations Center (SOC) to elevate its readiness level as a severe storm system moves across the state this week.

Oct 3

Governor Abbott Announces Funding To Support Local Law Enforcement And Crack Down On Gang Violence

Governor Greg Abbott today announced $5,158,000 in grant funding through the Local Border Security Program (LBSP) to better secure the Texas border from gangs and violent criminals.

Oct 2

Governor Abbott and EducationSuperHighway Announce Milestone in Effort to Improve High-Speed Internet Access Across Texas Schools

EducationSuperHighway today released their annual State of the States report outlining Texas' progress in improving connectivity to high-speed internet in schools.

Sep 28

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

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

Sep 27

Governor Abbott Announces New Sterling Lumber Company Facility In Lufkin

Governor Greg Abbott today announced that Sterling Lumber Company, LLC., will be opening a new TerraLam® Cross-Laminated Timber mat manufacturing facility in Lufkin.

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.