Governor Abbott Statement On Passage Of Harvey Relief Bill

September 8, 2017 | Austin, Texas | Press Release

Governor Greg Abbott today issued the following statement after Congress passed a $15.3 billion relief package in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey.

"I thank the bipartisan and overwhelming majority of Congress that voted in favor of this disaster relief bill,” said Governor Abbott. "Although the recovery process is just beginning, Texans can rest assured that our federal partners are with them in their time of need. This initial down payment passed by Congress will go a long way in helping victims of the storm rebuild their lives and their communities."