Governor Abbott Visits National Guard Troops Deployed To Border

AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott today visited the National Guard Armory in Weslaco, Texas, where he received a border security briefing and met with Texas National Guard troops deployed as part of the Trump Administration’s call to secure the U.S.-Mexico border. “The security of our southern border is a top priority, and Texas has stepped… Read the full story here…

Governor Abbott Appoints Six To Texas Historical Commission

AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Jim Bruseth, Ph.D. and Renee Dutia to the Texas Historical Commission for terms set to expire on February 1, 2019. In addition, the Governor has appointed Lilia Garcia and David Gravelle for terms set to expire on February 1, 2021, and Garrett Donnelly and Laurie Limbacher for terms… Read the full story here…

Associated Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors of Texas PAC Endorse Governor Abbott For Re-election

AUSTIN – The Associated Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors of Texas PAC (PHCC PAC) today endorsed Governor Greg Abbott for re-election. PHCC PAC plays an active role in the legislative process by representing the interests of business owners and professionals in the Texas plumbing and HVAC industries. In a video, Sam Dowdy of the PHCC PAC praised Governor Abbott’s support of small businesses… Read the full story here…

Texas Receives $5 Billion Grant From Department Of Housing And Urban Development For Disaster Recovery

AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott announced that Texas has been awarded $5,035,260,000 from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for disaster recovery from Hurricane Harvey and previous flood events. The grant funding is provided through HUD’s Community Development Block Grant – Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) Program for the rebuilding of housing, businesses and infrastructure. This… Read the full story here…

Nominations Now Open For The 2018 Governor’s Volunteer Awards

AUSTIN – Nominations are now open for the 2018 Governor’s Volunteer Awards. Texas First Lady Cecilia Abbott will again serve as the Honorary Chair of the award committee. The Governor’s Volunteer Awards are administered by the OneStar Foundation, and are an opportunity for the state of Texas to honor those who exhibit excellence in serving… Read the full story here…

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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...