Governor Abbott Appoints Scott And Riojas To Texas Farm And Ranch Lands Conservation Council

AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott has reappointed George “Dave” Scott, III and appointed Gilbert “Gilly” Riojas to the Texas Farm and Ranch Lands Conservation Council for a terms set to expire on February 1, 2023. The Council’s duties are to advise and assist the Texas Farm and Ranch Lands Conservation Program (TFRLCP) with administration of… Read the full story here…

Governor Abbott Announces Extension Of Transitional Sheltering Assistance For Hurricane Victims

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 victims of Hurricane Harvey. TSA helps displaced victims of the storm who are unable to return to their homes find short-term shelter in hotels or other temporary… Read the full story here…

Governor Abbott Directs TEA To Take Action To Fix Special Education In Texas

AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott today sent a letter to Texas Education Agency (TEA) Commissioner Mike Morath directing him to take immediate steps to prepare an initial corrective action plan within the next seven days to reform special education in Texas. The directive follows a report sent today to TEA from the U.S. Department of Education… Read the full story here…

Texans for Greg Abbott Starts 2018 With Record-Setting $43.3 Million Cash on Hand

Raises $9 Million In Latest Reporting Period AUSTIN – Texans for Greg Abbott today announced that Governor Abbott has raised over $9 million during the latest fundraising period from July 1, 2017 to December 31, 2017. This latest fundraising haul brings the campaign’s cash on hand to $43.3 million, setting a record for the most… Read the full story here…

Governor Abbott Announces Rifle Resistant Vest Grant Funding On Law Enforcement Appreciation Day

AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott today visited the Dallas Police Association to announce that Texas will be providing $23 million in grant funding for rifle-resistant vests to police departments across the state. During the 85th Legislative Session, Governor Abbott signed Senate Bill 12, authored by Sen. Royce West and Rep. Phil King, which created funding… Read the full story here…

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AUSTIN - Governor Greg Abbott today released the following statement after Amazon announced the top 20 cities being considered for HQ2, which includes Read the full story here...

The Texas State Rifle Association Political Action Committee (TSRA PAC) today endorsed Governor Greg Abbott for re-election. TSRA was founded in 1919, Read the full story here...

AUSTIN - Governor Greg Abbott today extended the State Disaster Declaration for Texas counties affected by Hurricane Harvey. All Texas counties Read the full story here...