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…

Commission To Rebuild Texas Update: Issue 3

AUSTIN – The worst of storms has brought out the best of humanity. The outpouring of support from individuals, businesses and nonprofit organizations for Texans devastated by Hurricane Harvey has been overwhelming. Neighbors are helping neighbors, and strangers are helping new friends. I am so proud of how every state agency has responded with urgency… Read the full story here…

Important Update on Texas’ Sanctuary Cities Ban

On September 25th, A panel of judges delivered a major victory for the Rule of Law by unanimously ruling that key components of our sanctuary cities ban are able to be enforced while the case is tied up in court. The judges from the U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that sheriffs and law… Read the full story here…

Commission To Rebuild Texas Update: Issue 2

AUSTIN – The true strength of the Lone Star State is found in our people. In the Rockport-Fulton area along the Texas Gulf Coast on the morning after Harvey’s first direct hit as a Category 4 hurricane, still-stunned residents gathered outside one of the local churches. Though faced with catastrophic damages to their own homes… Read the full story here…

Governor Abbott Congratulates James Dickey as the Next Chairman of the Republican Party of Texas

Governor Abbott Congratulates James Dickey as the Next Chairman of the Republican Party of Texas AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott released the following statement congratulating James Dickey as the next chairman of the Republican Party of Texas. “I want to congratulate James Dickey on being elected to lead the Republican Party of Texas,” said Governor… Read the full story here…

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AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott reappointed D. Michael “Mike” Hughes and William R. “Bill” Rector, M.D., and appointed Margaret B. “Maggie” Snow to the Read the full story here...

$853,000 Grant For Texas School Safety Center Awarded AUSTIN - Governor Greg Abbott today announced that all Texas school districts and public junior Read the full story here...

AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Lynn Gravley to the North Texas Tollway Authority Board of Directors for a term set to expire August 31, Read the full story here...