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…

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…

Happening Now

Updates State Disaster Declaration To Include Additional Texas Counties AUSTIN - Governor Greg Abbott today received a briefing from the Texas Read the full story here...

AUSTIN - First Lady Cecilia Abbott today attended a press conference at the State Capitol in Austin where she announced a new partnership with the Read the full story here...

AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott today toured the Texas Carpenters and Millwrights Training Center in Pasadena, Texas and participated in a roundtable Read the full story here...