News – Press Release
Governor Greg Abbott today extended the State Disaster Declaration for Texas counties affected by Hurricane Harvey.
Governor Abbott Orders Increased Readiness Of State Operations Center In Anticipation Of Severe Winter Weather Conditions In Texas
Governor Greg Abbott has ordered the State Operations Center (SOC) to elevate its readiness level from Level 4 (Normal Conditions) to Level 3 (Increased Readiness) at 8:00 p.m. today as winter weather and cold temperatures are expected to impact much of the state during the next few days.
Governor Greg Abbott today announced a new training program, in partnership with the SANS Institute, designed to encourage young women to become involved in the field of cybersecurity.
Governor Greg Abbott Announces Extension Of Transitional Sheltering Assistance For Hurricane Victims
Governor Greg Abbott today announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has granted Texas' request to extend the deadline for Transitional Sheltering Assistance (TSA) for victims of Hurricane Harvey.
Governor Greg Abbott today sent a letter to Texas Education Agency (TEA)Commissioner Mike Morath directing him to take immediate steps to prepare an initial corrective action plan within the next seven days to reform special education in Texas.
Governor Greg Abbott today visited the Dallas Police Association to announce that Texas will be providing $23 million in grant funding for rifle-resistant vests to police departments across the state.
Governor Greg Abbott today issued the following statement on the death of former Texas First Lady and University of Texas System Board of Regents member, Rita Clements.
Governor Greg Abbott gives top-line information on progress being made by the Commission to Rebuild Texas.