Governor Abbott Attends Dallas Police Department Awards Ceremony

AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott today attended and delivered remarks at an awards ceremony in Dallas, Texas, hosted by the Dallas Police Department. The Governor presented officers with awards recognizing them for their service to Texas communities during and after Hurricane Harvey. “Harvey was one of the worst disasters our state has ever faced. And… Read the full story here…

Texans For Greg Abbott Releases New Spanish Language TV And Radio Ads: “Futuro” and “Suegra”

AUSTIN – Texans For Greg Abbott today released new Spanish language TV and radio ads. The television ad, entitled “Futuro,” discusses Governor Abbott’s efforts to increase opportunities for every Texas child. “Suegra,” the new Spanish language radio ad, features Governor Abbott’s mother-in-law and godmother, Mary Lucy Phalen, discussing the governor’s faith and commitment to building a brighter future… Read the full story here…

First Lady Cecilia Abbott Honors Winners Of The 2018 Governor’s Volunteer Awards

AUSTIN – First Lady Cecilia Abbott, Honorary Chair of the 2018 Governor’s Volunteer Awards, hosted a reception at the Governor’s Mansion last night honoring the fifteen winners of the 2018 Governor’s Volunteer Awards. In their 35th year, the awards – presented in conjunction with OneStar Foundation – honor individuals and organizations in Texas that have… Read the full story here…

Governor Abbott Orders Increased Readiness Of State Operations Center In Response To Severe Weather And Flooding In Texas

AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott has ordered the Texas State Operations Center (SOC) to elevate its readiness level as severe weather and flooding continue to impact parts of the state. The SOC increased its readiness level from level IV (normal conditions) to level III (increased readiness) at 8 a.m. this morning, and Governor Abbott has… Read the full story here…

Governor Abbott Hosts African American Leaders Luncheon In Houston

AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott today hosted a luncheon with nearly 200 African American leaders from across the Houston area. Faith and business leaders attended the event to hear from Governor Abbott about his vision for Texas and the Houston community over the next four years. Governor Abbott detailed strategies to grow the economy, create more jobs, and provide a better education… Read the full story here…

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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...