News – Press Release

Nov 8

Governor Abbott Proclaims November 12th As Day Of Prayer Following Sutherland Springs Tragedy

Governor Greg Abbott today proclaimed Sunday, November 12th as a day of prayer in Texas following the deadly mass shooting at First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas over the weekend.

Nov 8

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

Governor Greg Abbott today announced that Texas has recruited two distinguished researchers as part of the Governor’s University Research Initiative (GURI). This initiative aims to bring nationally-recognized researchers to Texas institutions of higher education.

Nov 5

Texas Flags Lowered To Half-Staff In Honor Of the Lives Lost In Sutherland Springs

Governor Greg Abbott today ordered Texas flags across the state to be lowered to half-staff in honor of those lost in the horrific shooting in Sutherland Springs, Texas today. Flags should remain at half-mast through Thursday, November 9, 2017.

Nov 5

Governor Abbott Statement On Shooting In Sutherland Springs, TX

Governor Abbott released the following statement on the shooting in Sutherland Springs, TX.

Nov 4

Governor Abbott Statement On DPS Trooper Killed In Line Of Duty In Bell County

Governor Greg Abbott released the following statement after Department of Public Safety Senior Tropper Thomas Nipper was tragically killed in the line of duty earlier this afternoon.

Nov 3

Commission To Rebuild Texas Update: Issue 8

Weekly update #8 on rebuilding Texas after Hurricane Harvey.

Nov 2

Governor Greg Abbott Proclaims November 3rd Houston Astros Day In Texas

Governor Greg Abbott today issued a proclamation declaring tomorrow, November 3, 2017, Houston Astros Day.

Nov 1

Governor Abbott Announces Selection Of San Antonio For New Ernst & Young Client Service Delivery Center

Governor Greg Abbott today announced that Ernst & Young LLP (EY) has chosen San Antonio as the location of a new client service delivery center for its Financial Services Organization.