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

AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott has ordered the Texas State Operations Center (SOC) to elevate its readiness level as severe weather such as flooding, and winter weather, including snow and ice, are expected to impact parts of the state over the next few days. The SOC increased its readiness level from level IV (normal conditions)… Read the full story here…

First Lady Cecilia Abbott Addresses Schwab Community Ambassador Leadership Summit

AUSTIN – First Lady Cecilia Abbott today attended the Charles Schwab & Co. Community Ambassador Leadership Summit in Austin, where she welcomed Schwab Community Ambassadors from around the nation and recognized the more than 50,000 hours of volunteer service they contributed to their communities this year. The First Lady also spoke about her signature Texanthropy… Read the full story here…

Governor Abbott Announces The Professional Golfers’ Association Of America’s Headquarters Is Relocating To Texas

AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott today announced that The Professional Golfers’ Association of America (The PGA of America) will relocate its headquarters from Palm Beach Gardens, Florida to Frisco, Texas, bringing $30 million in capital investment and a minimum of 100 new jobs to the state of Texas. Founded in 1916, The PGA of America… Read the full story here…

Governor Abbott Proclaims Day Of Mourning In Honor Of Former President George H.W. Bush

AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott today proclaimed December 5, 2018, as an official Day of Mourning in Texas in honor of former President George H.W. Bush. Under this proclamation, the people of Texas are encouraged to gather, assemble, and pay their respects to the memory of George Herbert Walker Bush through ceremonies in homes, businesses,… Read the full story here…

Governor Abbott Attends Texas Capitol Menorah Lighting Ceremony

AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott today joined Jewish community leaders at the Texas Capitol Menorah Lighting Ceremony in celebration of the first day of Hanukkah. The Governor spoke of the strength of the Jewish people and the enduring bond between the state of Texas and the Jewish community before lighting the shamash candle of the… Read the full story here…

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    Governor Abbott Delivers State Of The State Address **Governor Abbott often deviates from prepared remarks Thank you Lt. Read the full story here...

AUSTIN — Governor Greg Abbott’s Commission to Rebuild Texas today offered to the Texas Legislature wide-ranging recommendations to help Texas better Read the full story here...

AUSTIN - Governor Greg Abbott today delivered remarks to business leaders and investors at the Opportunity Austin Investor's Lunch. The Governor’s Read the full story here...