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Governor Greg Abbott

As the 48th Governor of the State of Texas, Greg Abbott continues to build on his long record as a conservative leader who fights to preserve Texas values like faith, family and freedom.


Gov. Abbott has many things he wants to accomplish to make Texas stronger and ready for the future.

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Aug 9

Governor Abbott Statement On Texas Parks And Wildlife Department Helicopter Crash

Governor Greg Abbott today issued a statement after a helicopter carrying three Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) employees and one contract pilot crashed yesterday on TPWD's Black Gap Wildlife Management Area in Brewster County, killing the three passengers:

Aug 8

Governor Abbott Extends State Disaster Declaration For COVID-19

Governor Greg Abbott today extended his Disaster Declaration for all Texas counties in response to COVID-19.

Aug 7

Governor Abbott, HHSC Secure $1.1 Billion In Federal Funding For Nursing Facilities

Governor Greg Abbott and the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) today announced that $1.1 billion in Quality Incentive Payment Program (QIPP) funds have been approved by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to support Texas nursing facilities that provide care for individuals receiving Medicaid.

Aug 7

Governor Abbott Announces Federally Funded COVID-19 Testing Sites In Harris County

Governor Greg Abbott today announced that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has established four temporary COVID-19 surge testing sites in Harris County.

Aug 6

Governor Abbott, Houston Astros, TDEM Announce COVID-19 Testing Site At Minute Maid Park

Governor Greg Abbott today announced that the Houston Astros and the Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM) have teamed up to open a free COVID-19 testing site at Minute Maid Park in Houston.

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