Governor Abbott Statement On Passing Of Former U.S. First Lady Barbara Bush

AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott today issued the following statement on the passing of former U.S. First Lady Barbara Bush: “Barbara Bush dedicated her life to helping others. As only the second woman in history to be both the wife and mother of U.S. presidents, Barbara had a unique and profound impact on our country…. Read the full story here…

Governor Abbott Announces Extension Of Transitional Sheltering Assistance

AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott today announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has granted Texas’ request to extend the deadline for Transitional Sheltering Assistance (TSA) for Hurricane Harvey survivors. TSA helps displaced individuals who are unable to return to their homes find short-term shelter in hotels or other temporary housing locations. The TSA… Read the full story here…

Governor Abbott Names Appoints Five To Texas Medical Board

AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Sharon J. Barnes, George De Loach, D.O., Robert Gracia, Manuel “Manny” Quinones, Jr., M.D., and David Vanderweide, M.D. to the Texas Medical Board for terms set to expire April 13, 2023. The board regulates the practice of medicine in Texas. Sharon J. Barnes of Rosharon is a Sr. HR Business… Read the full story here…

Governor Abbott Appoints Mizell To Texas Ethics Commission

AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Pat Mizell to the Texas Ethics Commission for a term set to expire on November 19, 2021. Pat Mizell of Houston is a commercial litigation partner at Vinson & Elkins, LLP. Previously, he served as judge of the 129th Judicial District Court in Harris County. He is a… Read the full story here…

Governor Abbott Statement On Former U.S. First Lady Barbara Bush

AUSTIN- Governor Greg Abbott today issued the following statement on former U.S. First Lady Barbara Bush: “Barbara Bush has a character that is as big, inspiring and iconic as Texas. Cecilia and I ask all Texans to join us in praying for Barbara and the entire Bush family during this time.”

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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...