Governor Abbott Visits India to Attract More Foreign Direct Investment

It’s no secret that the Texas economy is booming under Governor Abbott’s leadership and thriving in our state’s business-friendly climate. Hundreds of businesses have relocated to Texas during Governor Abbott’s first term, February marked the 20th consecutive month of job growth in the Lone Star State, and unemployment is at record lows. Governor Abbott is… Read the full story here…

Commission To Rebuild Texas Update: Issue 13

AUSTIN – In visiting with survivors across the Texas Gulf Coast Region these past few months, including this tiny Texan born a week before Hurricane Harvey hit, I was reminded again and again that each day is a gift. I am grateful for each life that was saved thanks to the heroic efforts of our… Read the full story here…

Governor Abbott Attends Capitol Menorah Lighting Ceremony

Governor Greg Abbott joined Jewish religious leaders in a Menorah Lighting ceremony at the Texas Capitol in Austin. Photos from the ceremony can be found below.    

Governor Abbott Posthumously Awards Texas Legislative Medal Of Honor To Master Sergeant Travis Watkins

Governor Greg Abbott today posthumously awarded the Texas Legislative Medal of Honor to Master Sergeant Travis Earl Watkins of the United States Army. “May we always remember Travis Watkins’ courage and heroism in the face of true evil,” said Governor Abbott. “By posthumously presenting him with this honor, we will ensure that his legacy continues to endure and that… Read the full story here…

Commission To Rebuild Texas Update: Issue 12

AUSTIN – As the First Lady of Texas, I am always so proud to welcome visitors to our great state so they can see for themselves the indomitable spirit of Texas. It was a joy to have the First Lady and Second Lady of the United States join me this week on another trip to… Read the full story here…

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AUSTIN - 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 Read the full story here...

AUSTIN - The Texas Forestry Association's FORPAC today endorsed Governor Greg Abbott for re-election. With over 3,000 members statewide, the Texas Read the full story here...

AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott has reappointed Malinda L. Cowen to the Texas Historical Records Advisory Board for a term set to expire on February 1, Read the full story here...