Governor Abbott Statement On $81 Billion Disaster Aid Measure

AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott today released the following statement regarding the proposed $81 billion disaster aid measure: “Today’s vote is a step in the right direction, but more needs to be done to ensure the funds Congress provide address the critical needs Texans are enduring from the largest natural disaster in our state’s history…. Read the full story here…

Governor Abbott Receives Hurricane Recovery Updates, Presents Funds For Debris Removal

AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott today visited Port Aransas and Port Arthur where he met with local officials and received updates on the ongoing recovery from Harvey. During both visits, the Governor presented local leaders with reimbursement funds to help cover the costs for debris removal in their communities. The Governor also spoke with local… Read the full story here…

Governor Abbott Announces Five Year Extension Of 1115 Waiver For Texas

AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott today announced that the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services have reached an agreement for approval of the 1115 Demonstration Waiver for the next five years. The extension will allow the state to continue to serve Medicaid clients through managed care, which… Read the full story here…

Governor Abbott Joins Lumber Liquidators To Announce Hurricane Relief Donation

AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott today visited A.C. Blunt Middle School in Aransas Pass and joined officials from Lumber Liquidators to announce more than $100,000 in donations and flooring materials to help Aransas Pass Independent School District rebuild after Hurricane Harvey. The Governor also toured the school and saw firsthand Lumber Liquidators’ generous donation of nearly… Read the full story here…

Governor Abbott Receives Hurricane Recovery Update, Presents Funds For Debris Removal

AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott visited League City to meet with local officials from hurricane-impacted areas of Texas and receive an update on the ongoing recovery. During his visit, the Governor presented local leaders with funds for debris removal in their communities. The Governor also thanked local officials for their hard work and dedication to helping… 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...