Governor Abbott Appoints Hamilton As Public Counsel For The Office Of Public Insurance Counsel

AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Melissa Hamilton as the public counsel for the Office of Public Insurance Counsel for a term set to expire on February 1, 2019. The office represents the interests of insurance consumers in regulatory matters relating to insurance rates, rules and forms. Melissa Hamilton of Austin is the director of… Read the full story here…

Governor Abbott Attends Grand Opening For New Tenaris Mill In Bay City

AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott joined Secretary of Energy Rick Perry and local leaders for the grand opening ceremony of Tenaris’ new $1.8 billion seamless pipe mill in Bay City, Texas. This new mill is one of the most technologically-advanced pipe manufacturing facilities in the world and will have the capacity to create 600,000 tons of steel… Read the full story here…

Governor Abbott Posthumously Awards Texas Legislative Medal Of Honor To Master Sergeant Travis Watkins

Governor Greg Abbott today posthumously awarded the Texas Legislative Medal of Honor to Master Sergeant Travis Earl Watkins of the United States Army. “May we always remember Travis Watkins’ courage and heroism in the face of true evil,” said Governor Abbott. “By posthumously presenting him with this honor, we will ensure that his legacy continues to endure and that… Read the full story here…

Governor Abbott Endorses Jimmy Blacklock For Texas Supreme Court

AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott today endorsed Jimmy Blacklock for the Texas Supreme Court. Last week Governor Abbott announced his intention to appoint Blacklock to the Supreme Court upon Justice Willett’s confirmation to the 5th Circuit. “The Texas Supreme Court plays such a crucial role in the future of our state,” said Governor Abbott. “It’s… Read the full story here…

First Lady Cecilia Abbott Attends Jefferson County Child Welfare Board’s Annual Christmas Party

AUSTIN – Texas First Lady Cecilia Abbott today joined hundreds of children and families in Beaumont for the annual Jefferson County Child Welfare Board Foster Children’s Christmas Party. The party included free lunch, crafts and games for the kids, Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus, and 55 live Christmas trees decorated by the community that were… Read the full story here…

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AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Melissa Hamilton as the public counsel for the Office of Public Insurance Counsel for a term set to expire Read the full story here...

AUSTIN - Governor Greg Abbott joined Secretary of Energy Rick Perry and local leaders for the grand opening ceremony of Tenaris' new $1.8 billion Read the full story here...

Governor Greg Abbott today posthumously awarded the Texas Legislative Medal of Honor to Master Sergeant Travis Earl Watkins of the United States Read the full story here...