News – Press Release

Nov 19

Governor Abbott Statement On Fatal Andrews ISD Bus Crash In Big Spring

Governor Greg Abbott today issued a statement following an Andrews Independent School District (ISD) bus crash in Big Spring that killed at least two people and injured at least 14.

Nov 19

Governor Abbott Approves Funding To Launch Election Audit Division Within Texas Secretary Of State’s Office

Governor Greg Abbott today approved a Legislative Budget Board proposal transferring the funding needed for the Texas Secretary of State's office to establish a new Election Audit Division.

Nov 18

Governor Abbott Announces Expansion of CBRE’s Workforce in Dallas and Richardson

Governor Greg Abbott today announced that CBRE, Inc., the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm, will, over the next 13 years, create 460 new jobs and more than $29 million in capital investment at its Dallas headquarters, and 550 new jobs and more than $13 million in capital investment at a new operations center in Richardson. Texas Enterprise Fund (TEF) grants of $3,450,000 and $3,300,000 have been extended to CBRE, Inc.

Nov 17

Governor Abbott Urges President Biden To Protect American Assets And Secure Southern Border In Talks With Mexico

Governor Greg Abbott today sent a letter urging President Joe Biden to begin an aggressive dialogue during his upcoming meeting with Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador regarding border security and recent operational threats against American energy companies by the Mexican government.

Nov 17

Governor Abbott Encourages Texas High Schoolers To Participate In CyberStart America

Governor Greg Abbott today announced Texas high school students will have the opportunity to participate in CyberStart America, an innovative, online cybersecurity talent search and competition sponsored by the National Cyber Scholarship Foundation (NCSF) and the SANS Institute.

Nov 17

Governor Abbott Announces Texas Instruments’ Potential $30 Billion Investment in Sherman

Governor Greg Abbott today announced that Texas Instruments (TI) has selected Sherman as the location for their next 300-mm fabs, with potential of up to four fabs on the site to meet demand over time.

Nov 16

Governor Abbott Urges President Biden To Withdraw Nomination of Omarova To U.S. Comptroller of the Currency

Governor Greg Abbott today sent a letter urging President Joe Biden to immediately withdraw his nomination of Saule Omarova to Comptroller of the Currency.

Nov 15

Governor Abbott Challenges OSHA’s COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate

Governor Greg Abbott today filed a petition in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit challenging the COVID-19 vaccine mandate imposed by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).