Governor Abbott Reappoints Buford To State Soil And Water Conservation Board

AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott has reappointed Tina Yturria Buford to the State Soil and Water Conservation Board for a term set to expire on February 1, 2020. The board administers Texas’ soil and water conservation law, and coordinates conservation and pollution abatement programs throughout the state. Tina Yturria Buford of Harlingen is the education project… Read the full story here…

Commission To Rebuild Texas After Hurricane Harvey Update: Issue 20

“Texas is better when your economy is strong.” That is the message Governor Greg Abbott shared with local leaders and business members of the Rockport-Fulton Chamber in this video supporting economic development efforts in the Coastal Bend communities impacted by Hurricane Harvey. Governor’s Commission To Rebuild Texas Governor Abbott again extended the State Disaster Proclamation… Read the full story here…

Governor Abbott Appoints Four To Education Commission Of The States

AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Representative Dwayne Bohac, Representative Ron Simmons, Senator Larry Taylor, and John Colyandro to the Education Commission of the States for terms to expire at the pleasure of the Governor. Colyandro will serve as the Governor’s designee. Additionally, Senator Royce West, Commissioner of Education Mike Morath, and Commissioner of… Read the full story here…

Governor Abbott Concludes Business Development Mission in India

AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott returns to Texas today following an nine-day business development mission in India. The visit included a number of meetings with business leaders, industry executives, and some of the highest officials of the Indian government, to help promote greater economic and trade relationships between India and Texas. “The overwhelming desire by… Read the full story here…

Governor Abbott Visits The Taj Mahal And Meets With Business Leaders From Uttar Pradesh

AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott and First Lady Cecilia Abbott today visited the Taj Mahal, one of the world’s most admired architectural masterpieces and most visited destinations, in Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India. “How fitting that as we near the last days of this exciting and fruitful trip to India, we visit the Taj Mahal, the… 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...