News – Press Release

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.

Jun 12

Governor Abbott Announces New Veteran Hiring Incentive For TEF Grant Recipients

Governor Greg Abbott today announced an additional incentive program for new Texas Enterprise Fund (TEF) grantees designed to encourage the hiring of military veterans.

Jun 12

U.S. Army Corps Of Engineers Allocates $500 Million For Texas Projects

The U.S. Army Corps Of Engineers (USACE) has announced more than $509 million in funding for multiple projects in Texas, including flood mit

Jun 12

Governor Abbott Joins Faith Leaders From Across The Country For The Annual Meeting Of The Southern Baptist Convention

Governor Greg Abbott today joined faith leaders from across the country for the annual meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) being held this year in Dallas, Texas.

Jun 11

Texas Wins Sixth Gold Shovel Award For Job Creation And Business Investments

Governor Greg Abbott today announced that Texas has been awarded the Gold Shovel Award by Area Development Magazine for new job growth and business investments.

Jun 8

Governor Abbott Congratulates Texas A&M University System On Winning New National Security Contract

Governor Greg Abbott today congratulated the Texas A&M University System, and its partners, for being awarded new management contract for Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Jun 6

Governor Abbott Participates In Hurricane Preparedness Briefing With President And Federal Officials

Governor Greg Abbott today joined President Donald Trump, Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, FEMA Administrator Brock Long, Cabinet members and Governors from across the country for a video teleconference briefing on hurricane preparedness. Joining Governor Abbott in Austin, TX for the briefing were officials from various state agencies that oversee emergency response.

Jun 6

Governor Abbott Announces Two Governor’s University Research Initiative Grant Awards

Governor Greg Abbott today announced the University of Texas at Arlington and Texas Tech University as recipients of Governor's University Research Initiative (GURI) grant awards.