First Lady Cecilia Abbott And Governor Greg Abbott Honor Winners Of The 2017 Governor’s Volunteer Awards

AUSTIN – First Lady Cecilia Abbott, Honorary Chair of the 2017 Governor’s Volunteer Awards, and Governor Greg Abbott hosted a reception at the Governor’s Mansion last night honoring the eleven winners of the 2017 Governor’s Volunteer Awards. In their 34th year, the awards – presented in conjunction with the OneStar Foundation – honor individuals and… Read the full story here…

Commission To Rebuild Texas Update: Issue 6

Commission To Rebuild Texas Update: Issue 6 AUSTIN – On the road to recovery this week, we celebrate an important milestone: All Texas public schools have reopened after Hurricane Harvey. While some classes are being held in portable buildings as repairs continue, a small sense of “new” normalcy has returned. At Port Aransas ISD schools,… Read the full story here…

Commission To Rebuild Texas Update: Issue 5

AUSTIN – In visiting this week with many of our smaller communities impacted by Hurricane Harvey, I am heartened by the progress being made. Texans remain resolute and united. Schools and businesses are reopening. And while the road ahead will be long as many survivors of the storm’s devastation are still facing seemingly impossible challenges,… Read the full story here…

Learn How Small Businesses Can Thrive In RGV At Governor’s Forum

This Op-Ed originally appeared in The Monitor on October 11, 2017. Small businesses are big in Texas. More than nine in 10 businesses in Texas are small businesses, and they employ nearly half of all private-sector employees. Men and women willing to take a risk, to dig deep into their own pockets and stake their… Read the full story here…

Commission To Rebuild Texas Update: Issue 4

AUSTIN – Day in and day out as our fellow Texans work to rebuild after Hurricane Harvey’s devastation, we are reminded that our lives are not measured by how we are challenged but by how we respond to those challenges. In our classrooms and communities, we are seeing challenges conquered through incredible teamwork. I appreciate… Read the full story here…

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AUSTIN - Governor Greg Abbott today announced a new training program, in partnership with the SANS Institute, designed to encourage young women to Read the full story here...

AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott has reappointed George “Dave” Scott, III and appointed Gilbert “Gilly” Riojas to the Texas Farm and Ranch Lands Read the full story here...

AUSTIN - Governor Greg Abbott today announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has granted Texas' request to extend the deadline Read the full story here...