News – Press Release

May 22

Governor Abbott Honors Bravery Of First Responders At Hope For Heroes Gala In Boerne

Governor Greg Abbott last night delivered remarks at the Hope for Heroes Texas Gala in Boerne, honoring the courage and bravery of first responders to protect their communities and their fellow Texans.

May 20

Governor Abbott Statement On Federal Court Keeping Title 42 Expulsions

Governor Greg Abbott today released a statement following a federal court’s preliminary injunction keeping Title 42 expulsions in place.

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.