Governor Abbott Attends Operation Blue Shield’s Race For The CommUNITY Family Fun Run

AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott today attended the annual Operation Blue Shield Race for the CommUNITY 5K and 10K Family Fun Run in Dallas, Texas. This event helps bring together people from across the state to run side by side with Texas first responders, community leaders, and faith-based leaders. The race also serves to honor… Read the full story here…

Rural Friends of Electric Cooperatives PAC Endorses Governor Abbott For Re-election

AUSTIN – The Rural Friends of Electric Cooperatives PAC today endorsed Governor Greg Abbott for re-election. Electric cooperatives have been on the forefront in providing energy security to rural communities in Texas for over 80 years. In a video, Eric Craven of the Rural Friends of Electric Cooperatives PAC praised Governor Abbott’s commitment to the energy sector… Read the full story here…

Governor Abbott Reappoints Five To Texas School Safety Center Board

AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott has reappointed Mike Cox, Bryan Hedrick, Allison Hymel, Cecilia “Cissy” Reynolds-Perez, and Paul Robbins to the Texas School Safety Center Board for terms set to expire on February 1, 2020. The board reports to the Governor, the legislature, the State Board of Education, and the Texas Education Agency regarding school… Read the full story here…

Governor Abbott Names Chair And Appoints Nine To Family And Protective Services Council

AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Dorothy Jean Calhoun, Aureka Simpson, and Janice Washington to the Family and Protective Services Council for terms set to expire February 1, 2019. Additionally, the Governor appointed Omedi “Dee Dee” Arismendez, Greg Hamilton, and Davina Hollin for terms set to expire February 1, 2021, and appointed Liesa Hackett,… Read the full story here…

Governor Abbott Statement On Trump Administration’s Plan To Deploy National Guard To Border

AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott today issued the following statement after the announcement from U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen that the federal government will deploy the National Guard to the U.S.-Mexico border. “My top priority as Governor is ensuring the safety and security of Texans, and securing our southern border has always been… 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...