TEXPAC Endorses Governor Abbott For Re-election

AUSTIN – TEXPAC, the Texas Medical Association’s political arm, today endorsed Governor Greg Abbott for four more years as Texas governor. TEXPAC has over 5,000 physician members and seeks to elect “medicine-friendly” candidates. In an endorsement video released by Texans for Greg Abbott, TEXPAC Chairman Dr. Robert Rogers called Governor Abbott “a champion for improving medical care for our… Read the full story here…

Governor Abbott Names Andrew Oldham General Counsel

AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott today named Andrew Oldham as General Counsel to the Governor following the appointment of Jimmy Blacklock to the Texas Supreme Court. Oldham previously served as Deputy Solicitor General in the Texas Attorney General’s office and most recently served as Deputy General Counsel in the Governor’s office. “Andy is a brilliant… Read the full story here…

Governor Abbott Appoints Jimmy Blacklock To The Texas Supreme Court

AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott today appointed and swore in Jimmy Blacklock to the Texas Supreme Court following Justice Don Willett’s confirmation to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. Blacklock has served as general counsel for Governor Abbott since 2015. “The Texas Supreme court plays a crucial role in the future of… Read the full story here…

Governor Abbott Pardons Seven Texans

AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott today pardoned the following seven Texans recommended by the Board of Pardons and Paroles: Corey Bouche Dunlap, 44, was sentenced to pay a $250 fine for the offense of unlawfully carrying a weapon in 1993. James Clifton Hoover, 72, was sentenced to three years of probation for the offense of theft in 1966…. Read the full story here…

Governor Abbott Statement On Record Low Texas Unemployment Rate

AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott today released the following statement after the Texas Workforce Commission announced Texas’ unemployment rate has fallen to 3.8 percent, setting a new record for the lowest unemployment rate recorded in four decades. “Today’s announcement of our record low unemployment rate is further proof that the Texas model of low taxes… 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...