News – Proclamation

Sep 30

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

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

Sep 19

Governor Abbott Declares State Of Disaster As Severe Weather Hits Texas

Governor Greg Abbott today declared a state of disaster in several counties that are currently experiencing widespread flooding due to Tropical storm Imelda

Sep 5

Governor Greg Abbott Issues Eight Executive Orders In Response To El Paso and Odessa Shootings

Following the tragedies in El Paso and Odessa, Governor Greg Abbott today issued eight executive orders to help prevent further mass shootings by enhancing reporting requirements and ensuring law enforcement and the public have the training, tools, and resources they need to provide and respond to Suspicious Activity Reports.

Aug 30

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

Governor Abbott extends state of disaster for South Texas drought conditions.

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.