Commission To Rebuild Texas Update: Issue 8

AUSTIN – Texans are known for their spirit and resolve, and in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, we’ve witnessed the persevering nature of Texans each and every day. For the city of Houston, the Gulf Coast region and Texans across the state still recovering from the storm’s devastation, seven nights of the nation’s best baseball… Read the full story here…

Everyone benefits when Texas businesses hire veterans

The following op-ed originally appeared in the Victoria Advocate on October 26, 2017. As Texans and as Americans, we owe our respect and enduring gratitude to the men and women who have served in our U.S. Armed Forces, and to those who stand ever ready both here and abroad. As Veterans Day nears and we… Read the full story here…

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…

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...