News – Press Release

Apr 13

Barbara Jordan Media Awards Winners Announced

The Governor’s Committee on People with Disabilities today announced the winners of the 35th annual Barbara Jordan Media Awards for media content produced in 2017.

Apr 12

Governor Abbott Visits National Guard Troops Deployed To Border

Governor Greg Abbott today visited the National Guard Armory in Weslaco, Texas, where he received a border security briefing and met with Texas Nation

Apr 10

Texas Receives $5 Billion Grant From Department Of Housing And Urban Development For Disaster Recovery

Governor Greg Abbott announced that Texas has been awarded $5,035,260,000 from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for disaster recovery from Hurricane Harvey and previous flood events.

Apr 9

Nominations Now Open For The 2018 Governor’s Volunteer Awards

Nominations are now open for the 2018 Governor's Volunteer Awards.

Apr 7

Governor Abbott Attends Operation Blue Shield’s Race For The CommUNITY Family Fun Run

Governor Greg Abbott today attended the annual Operation Blue Shield Race for the CommUNITY 5K and 10K Family Fun Run in Dallas, Texas.

Apr 4

Governor Abbott Statement On Trump Administration’s Plan To Deploy National Guard To Border

Governor Greg Abbott today issued the following statement after the announcement from U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen that the federal government will deploy the National Guard to the U.S.-Mexico border.

Apr 2

Commission To Rebuild Texas After Hurricane Harvey Update: Issue 20

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

Mar 30

Governor Abbott Concludes Business Development Mission in India

Governor Greg Abbott returns to Texas today following an nine-day business development mission in India.