News – Proclamation

Aug 23

Governor Abbott Declares State of Disaster In South Texas Due To Drought Conditions

Governor Greg Abbott today declared a state of disaster in Duval, Hall, Jim Hogg, Randall, Swisher, Webb, and Zapata counties following severe drought conditions.

Aug 13

Governor Abbott Sets Special Election For Texas House District 28

Governor Greg Abbott today issued a proclamation announcing Tuesday, November 5, 2019, as the special election date to fill the Texas House of Representatives District 28 seat to be vacated by former Representative John Zerwas.

Aug 4

Governor Abbott Orders Texas Flags Lowered To Half-Staff In Honor Of El Paso Shooting Victims

Governor Greg Abbott today ordered Texas flags across the state to be lowered to half-staff in memory of those who lost their lives in the shooting in El Paso on Saturday, August 3, 2019.

Jul 3

Governor Abbott Sets Special Election For Texas House District 100

Governor Greg Abbott today issued a proclamation announcing Tuesday, November 5, 2019 as the special election date to fill the Texas House of Representatives District 100 seat recently vacated by former Representative Eric Johnson.

Jun 27

Governor Abbott Declares State of Disaster In Rio Grande Valley Following Severe Flooding

Governor Greg Abbott today declared a state of disaster in Cameron, Hidalgo, and Willacy Counties following severe flooding that caused widespread property damage to the area.

Jun 13

Governor Abbott Takes Action To Keep Texas State Board Of Plumbing Examiners Active

Governor Greg Abbott today issued an executive order to extend the activity of the Texas State Board of Plumbing Examiners past its set expiration of September 1, 2019.

Jun 10

Governor Abbott Waives DMV Regulations In Aftermath Of North Texas Storms

Governor Greg Abbott today waived regulations to help restore power as quickly as possible to those impacted by the severe weather in North Texas on June 9.

Jun 6

Governor Greg Abbott Extended The State Disaster Declaration In June 2019 For Texas Counties Affected By Hurricane Harvey

Governor Greg Abbott extended the State Disaster Declaration for Texas counties affected by Hurricane Harvey.