News – Press Release

Jul 12

ICYMI: Governor Greg Abbott: Why Texas Is The Top State For Business In America

Governor Abbott wrote an op-ed featured in CNBC earlier this week on why Texas is the top state for business in America.

Jul 11

WEB VIDEO: Texas Named CNBC’s “America’s Top State For Business” For 2018

The Office of Governor Greg Abbott today released a web video after CNBC named Texas as “America’s Top State For Business” for 2018.

Jul 10

Texas Named CNBC’s ‘America’s Top State For Business’ For 2018

CNBC today announced that Texas has been named America's top state for business in 2018. CNBC unveiled Texas as the top state for business during their live broadcast from Enchanted Rock, and Governor Greg Abbott joined the program on location to discuss the announcement immediately after.

Jul 6

Federal Disaster Declaration Granted For Texas Counties Following Severe Weather And Flooding In The Rio Grande Valley

President Donald Trump and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today granted Governor Greg Abbott's federal disaster request for Individual Assistance for Cameron and Hidalgo Counties following recent severe weather and flooding.

Jul 5

U.S. Army Corps Of Engineers Announces Nearly $5 Billion For Disaster Recovery Projects In Texas

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) today announced nearly $5 billion in funding for disaster recovery projects in Texas.

Jun 29

Governor Greg Abbott Sets Special Election For Texas House District 52

Governor Greg Abbott today issued a proclamation announcing November 6, 2018, as the special election date to fill the Texas House of Representatives District 52 seat recently vacated by Representative Larry Gonzales.

Jun 27

First Lady Cecilia Abbott Attends Great Futures Luncheon Supporting The Boys And Girls Club Of Brazoria County

First Lady Cecilia Abbott today attended the Great Futures Luncheon in Lake Jackson, Texas where she joined local leaders and community members in recognizing the Boys and Girls Club of Brazoria County for providing a safe place for children to learn and thrive.

Jun 26

Governor Abbott Visits Rio Grande Valley To Receive Briefing On Flooding, Request Federal Disaster Declaration

Governor Greg Abbott today joined local officials and emergency response personnel at the Emergency Operations Center in Edinburg, Texas to receive a briefing, and provide an update, on the ongoing response to recent severe weather and flooding in the Rio Grande Valley.