News – Press Release

Apr 14

Governor Abbott Announces 35 Participating Counties For Seventh Week Of Save Our Seniors Initiative

Governor Greg Abbott today announced that the Texas Division of Emergency (TDEM), the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS), and the Texas Military Department (TMD) have announced 35 counties participating in the seventh week of the Save Our Seniors COVID-19 vaccine initiative.

Apr 13

Governor Abbott Statement On Johnson & Johnson Vaccine

Governor Greg Abbott today issued a statement following the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) recommendation to pause all administration of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine

Apr 9

Governor Abbott Places State Resources On Standby In Preparation For Severe Storms And Critical Fire Weather

Governor Greg Abbott today placed numerous resources on standby ahead of severe storms and critical fire weather that are expected across the state this weekend.

Apr 9

Governor Abbott Sends Letter To Vice President Harris Demanding Shut Down Of Federally Run Unaccompanied Minor Facility In San Antonio

Provides Additional Information On Allegations Of Sexual Assault, Abuse, Neglect Inside Facility

Apr 8

Governor Abbott Statement On Shooting In Bryan

Governor Greg Abbott today issued the following statement on the shooting in Bryan.

Apr 8

Governor Abbott Issues Proclamation Recognizing April 2021 As Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Governor Greg Abbott today issued a proclamation recognizing April 2021 as Sexual Assault Awareness Month in Texas

Apr 7

Governor Abbott Announces Partial Approval Of FEMA Community Vaccination Sites Extension Request In DFW Metroplex, Houston

Governor Greg Abbott today announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has partially approved a request to extend operations for the Federally Supported Community Vaccination Centers in Arlington, Dallas, and Houston through May 18th.

Apr 7

Governor Abbott Announces Outstanding Women In Texas Government Award Recipients

The State Agency Council to the Governor’s Commission for Women is proud to announce the Outstanding Women in Texas Government Award recipients for 2020.