Governor Abbott Appoints Four To Texas State Library And Archives Commission

AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott has appointed David C. Garza and reappointed Lynwood Givens, Ph.D. to the Texas State Library and Archives Commission for terms set to expire September 28, 2019 and September 28, 2021, respectively. Additionally, the Governor has appointed Arthur Mann and Darryl Tocker for terms set to expire on September 28, 2023…. Read the full story here…

Governor Abbott Issues Disaster Declaration In Response To Severe Weather And Flooding

AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott today issued a State Disaster Declaration for six Texas counties impacted by severe weather and flooding. Prior to today’s disaster declaration, Governor Abbott authorized the use of all available resources of state government and of political subdivisions to aid in response efforts. “As severe weather and flooding continue to impact parts of… Read the full story here…

Governor Abbott Names Five To Lower Colorado River Authority Board Of Directors

AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Nancy Yeary, Tom Kelley and Laura Figueroa and reappointed Raymond “Ray” Gill and Stephen “Steve” Cooper to the Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA) Board of Directors for terms to expire on February 1, 2023. Nancy Yeary of Burnet County is an educational consultant with Learning Keys, in addition to operating… Read the full story here…

Governor Abbott Endorses Michael Cloud For Congress In CD-27

AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott has endorsed Michael Cloud for Congress in the 27th district of Texas. Cloud is the former chairman of the Victoria County Republican Party, and has been a longtime advocate for conservative ideals. In a video released by his campaign, Governor Abbott spoke highly of Cloud’s commitment to addressing the needs of Texans in… Read the full story here…

Governor Abbott Appoints Four To The Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority Board Of Directors

AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Steve Ehrig to the Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority Board of Directors for a term set to expire on February 1, 2019. Additionally, the Governor reappointed Oscar H. Fogle, Rusty Brockman, and Kenneth Motl for terms set to expire on February 1, 2023. GBRA oversees water resources for the communities… Read the full story here…

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AUSTIN - The National Federation of Independent Business Texas PAC (NFIB TX PAC) today endorsed Governor Abbott for re-election. The Texas chapter of Read the full story here...

AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott today announced he has accepted an invitation from Nexstar Media Group for a statewide debate against the Democrat Read the full story here...

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