News – Press Release
Governor Greg Abbott held a press conference to provide an update on the COVID-19 surge response efforts in Amarillo.
Governor Abbott Requests U.S. Small Business Administration Declare Polk County A Disaster Area, Provide Disaster Loans
Governor Greg Abbott today requested a disaster designation from the Small Business Administration (SBA) in order to access the disaster loan program for Polk County.
Texas is encouraging nursing facility providers to submit applications to HHSC to receive up to $3,000 in federal funding per facility for purchasing communication technology devices.
Governor Greg Abbott issued a proclamation expanding additional services and activities that can open under Phase II of the state's plan to safely and strategically open.
Governor Greg Abbott announced that the Texas Department of State Health Services is distributing 237 additional cases of the antiviral drug remdesivir to 107 hospitals.
Governor Greg Abbott announced that the TWC has extended payment deadlines for designated reimbursing employers that are required to pay a share of unemployment benefits.
Governor Abbott Issues Executive Order Suspending In-Person Visitations In County And Municipal Jails
This executive order adds another layer of defense to contain COVID-19 hot spots, prevent community spread, and protect staff and inmates.
Governor Greg Abbott released a public service announcement (PSA) entitled "Be A Good Neighbor. Be a Texan."