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…

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…

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Governor Greg Abbott today attended a dedication ceremony for the new South Texas College Regional Center for Public Safety Excellence (RCPSE) in Read the full story here...

AUSTIN - Governor Greg Abbott released a statement following Pete Flores’ victory in Senate District 19 this evening. In the final month of the Read the full story here...

AUSTIN - Governor Greg Abbott today attended Caterpillar's Engine Milestone Celebration in Seguin, Texas, which commemorated the completion of the Read the full story here...