News – Press Release

May 20

Operation Lone Star Mission Prepares For Mass Migrant Influx Ahead Of Biden Ending Title 42 Expulsions

Governor Greg Abbott, the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS), and the Texas National Guard are continuing to work together to secure the border, stop the smuggling of drugs, weapons, and people into Texas, and prevent, detect, and interdict transnational criminal behavior between ports of entry.

May 20

Governor Abbott Activates Joint Border Security Operations Center In Preparation For Mass Migrant Influx As Biden Ends Title 42 Expulsions

Governor Greg Abbott today activated the Joint Border Security Operations Center (JBSOC) and directed the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS), Texas Military Department (TMD), and Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM) to coordinate Texas’ response to secure the border in preparation for President Biden's reckless decision to end Title 42 expulsions on Monday, May 23.

May 19

Governor Abbott Announces Ongoing Coordinated Response To Wildfires Across West, Central Texas

Governor Greg Abbott today announced ongoing coordinated response to wildfires burning across West and Central Texas.

May 18

Governor Abbott Announces New Leadership For Child Sex Trafficking Team, Sexual Assault Survivors’ Task Force

Governor Greg Abbott today announced new leadership for the Governor's Child Sex Trafficking Team (CSTT) and the Governor’s Sexual Assault Survivors' Task Force (SASTF), two programs in the Governor’s Public Safety Office.

May 18

First Lady Cecilia Abbott Delivers Keynote Address At Richardson Campus Grand Opening For West Coast University

First Lady Cecilia Abbott last night delivered the keynote address at the official grand opening celebration of the new Richardson, Texas, campus location for West Coast University (WCU), offering undergraduate and graduate nursing and healthcare degree programs.

May 18

Governor Abbott Delivers Remarks At Texas Instruments’ $30 Billion Investment Groundbreaking Ceremony In Sherman

Governor Greg Abbott today delivered remarks at Texas Instruments' (TI) potential $30 billion investment groundbreaking ceremony in Sherman.

May 17

Governor Abbott Discusses Texas’ Booming Economy During Roundtable With Business Leaders In Richland Hills

Governor Greg Abbott today held a roundtable discussion on Texas' booming economy with local business leaders at Advanced Chemical Logistics in Richland Hills.

May 16

Governor Abbott Touts Texas’ Economic Success At Rio Grande Valley Business Summit In McAllen

Governor Greg Abbott today touted Texas' world-class economic opportunities and competitive business climate in an armchair discussion at the Rio Grande Valley Business Summit in McAllen.