Texas Lawmakers Declare Debate Victory for Governor Abbott

AUSTIN – Following tonight’s debate, several members of the Texas Legislature declared victory for Governor Abbott. “Texans want a governor who has a vision for a stronger Texas. A vision that includes reining in property taxes, growing the economy, and improving our education system. Governor Abbott was the only candidate on stage tonight who offered up… Read the full story here…

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…

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AUSTIN - Governor Greg Abbott today released a statement as Texas achieves a new record-low unemployment rate of 3.7 percent, the lowest level since Read the full story here...

AUSTIN - Governor Greg Abbott today joined local, state and federal officials as well as company leadership for a grand opening and celebration of Read the full story here...

AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott today announced that East Penn Manufacturing Co. will be expanding its presence in Temple, Texas to grow its finishing Read the full story here...