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…

Commission To Rebuild Texas Update: Issue 11

AUSTIN – In traveling back to the Texas Gulf Coast this week, I was again reminded of the resilience and optimism of the people of this great state. The generosity of spirit shown by businesses, volunteer organizations and the many men and women working behind the scenes to help our displaced families is a powerful… Read the full story here…

Governor Abbott Announces Intent To Appoint Jimmy Blacklock To The Texas Supreme Court

AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott today announced his intention to appoint Jimmy Blacklock to the Texas Supreme Court upon Justice Willett’s confirmation to the 5th Circuit. During a press conference today, the Governor also expressed his support for Blacklock’s upcoming election that will take place in 2018. “The Texas Supreme Court plays a critical role in matters that… Read the full story here…

On the Path to Prosperity

  Governor Abbott’s leadership has kept Texas on the path to prosperity. During his first term, Texas has added more than 500,000 jobs and the unemployment rate fell to its lowest point in a decade. In October, Texas added more jobs than any other state. The Texas model is proof that limited government secures economic… Read the full story here…

Commission To Rebuild Texas Update: Issue 9

AUSTIN – Hurricane Harvey impacted more square miles of Texas than the combined land mass of Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont. And the massive cleanup continues across the region, from our smallest communities to the larger cities where local leaders are working tirelessly for their citizens. The emergency state funding allocation approved this week… Read the full story here…

Happening Now

AUSTIN — Governor Greg Abbott’s Commission to Rebuild Texas today offered to the Texas Legislature wide-ranging recommendations to help Texas better Read the full story here...

AUSTIN - Governor Greg Abbott today delivered remarks to business leaders and investors at the Opportunity Austin Investor's Lunch. The Governor’s Read the full story here...

AUSTIN – First Lady Cecilia Abbott today attended the annual Salvation Army Super Lunch in Irving, where she recognized the Salvation Army for their Read the full story here...