Texas Awarded $13 Million In Fishery Disaster Funds For Harvey Recovery

AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott today announced that Texas has been awarded over $13 million in grant funding for the rebuilding of commercial and recreational fishing industries affected by Hurricane Harvey. This announcement comes after Governor Abbott sent a letter to U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in February requesting that the Department of Commerce recognize a… Read the full story here…

Governor Greg Abbott Orders Emergency Special Election For Texas State Senate District 19

AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott has issued a proclamation ordering an emergency special election in Texas State Senate District 19 following the resignation of Senator Carlos Uresti. The emergency special election will be held on July 31, 2018 with early voting beginning on Monday, July 16, 2018. Candidates who wish to have their names placed on the special election… Read the full story here…

Governor Abbott Appoints Huddle To The Judicial Compensation Commission

AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Rebeca Aizpuru Huddle to the Judicial Compensation Commission for a term set to expire on February 1, 2019. The commission recommends the proper salaries to be paid by the state for all justices and judges of the Supreme Court, Court of Criminal Appeals, Courts of Appeals, and state… Read the full story here…

Governor Abbott Reappoints Evans Presiding Judge Of The Eighth Administrative Judicial Region

AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott has reappointed David L. Evans as presiding judge of the Eighth Administrative Judicial Region for a term set to expire four years from the date of qualification. David L. Evans of Fort Worth is judge of the 48th Judicial District Court in Tarrant County, and has served as the presiding… Read the full story here…

Governor Abbott Appoints Five To The Texas Workforce Investment Council

AUSTIN – Governor Abbott has appointed Gina Aguirre Adams, Lindsey Geeslin, Adam Hutchison, Wayne Oswald, and Paul Puente to the Texas Workforce Investment Council for terms set to expire on September 1, 2021. The council assists the Governor and the Legislature with strategic planning for and evaluation of the Texas workforce system to promote the… 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...

This op-ed originally appeared in CNBC on July 10, 2018. Why Texas Is The Top State For Business In America By Gov. Greg Abbott CNBC The Texas Read the full story here...