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…

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…

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AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott today endorsed Senator Brian Birdwell of District 22 for re-election. Governor Abbott is grateful for Senator Birdwell’s Read the full story here...

AUSTIN –  Governor Greg Abbott today endorsed Representative Kyle Biedermann for re-election. Representative Biedermann is a proven conservative who Read the full story here...

AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott today endorsed Representative Tony Tinderholt of Tarrant County for re-election to the Texas House. Representative Read the full story here...