News – Press Release

Dec 28

Governor Abbott Statement On Passing Of Richard Overton

Governor Greg Abbott tonight issued the following statement on the passing of Richard Overton, America's oldest World War II veteran.

Dec 21

Governor Abbott Sets Special Election For Texas House District 145

Governor Greg Abbott today issued a proclamation announcing Tuesday, January 29, 2019, as the special election date to fill the Texas House of Representatives District 145 seat recently vacated by former Representative Carol Alvarado.

Dec 21

Governor Abbott Sets Special Election For Texas House District 79

Governor Greg Abbott today issued a proclamation announcing Tuesday, January 29, 2019, as the special election date to fill the Texas House of Representatives District 79 seat recently vacated by Representative Joe Pickett.

Dec 19

Governor Abbott Statement On School Finance Commission Report

Governor Greg Abbott today issued the following statement after the School Finance Commission Report passed unanimously.

Dec 19

First Lady Cecilia Abbott Delivers Commencement Address At Texas A&M University–San Antonio

First Lady Cecilia Abbott yesterday delivered the commencement address at Texas A&M University–San Antonio, congratulating the Class of 2018 on their academic achievements and encouraging them to continue to give back to others.

Dec 17

Governor Abbott Attends Groundbreaking at Steel Pipe Facility in Paris, TX

Governor Greg Abbott today delivered remarks at a groundbreaking ceremony for American SpiralWeld Pipe Company’s (SpiralWeld) new manufacturing facility in Paris, Texas.

Dec 15

Governor Abbott Participates In Wreaths Across America Ceremony At Texas State Cemetery

Governor Greg Abbott today delivered remarks at a Wreaths Across America ceremony honoring Texas veterans at the Texas State Cemetery.

Dec 14

First Lady Cecilia Abbott Delivers Commencement Address At The University Of Texas At Arlington

First Lady Cecilia Abbott delivered the commencement address this evening at the joint graduation ceremony for the College of Education and the College of Science at the University of Texas at Arlington, where she congratulated the Class of 2018 on their academic achievements and encouraged them to live a connected life.