Governor Abbott Appoints Tijerina Judge Of The 93rd Judicial District Court

AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Jaime Tijerina as judge of the 93rd Judicial District Court in Hidalgo County for a term set to expire December 31, 2018, or until his successor shall be duly elected and qualified. Jaime Tijerina of McAllen is deputy city attorney for the City of Mission. He is a… Read the full story here…

Texans For Greg Abbott Unveils Billboards During Democrat Convention Highlighting Texas Exceptionalism

AUSTIN – As the 2018 Texas Democratic Convention prepares to kick off in Fort Worth, Texans For Greg Abbott today unveiled a series of billboards along the route to the convention highlighting Governor Abbott’s record over the past four years. From education to the economy, there is no better time to be a Texan and the billboards showcase this… Read the full story here…

Governor Abbott Orders Increased Readiness Of State Operations Center As Storms Impact The Gulf Coast

AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott has ordered the State Operations Center (SOC) to elevate its readiness level as heavy rain and storms continue to impact the Texas coast. The SOC has increased its readiness level from level IV (normal conditions) to level III (increased readiness) beginning at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, June 19. Additionally, Governor Abbott… Read the full story here…

Governor Abbott Appoints Doggett To Texas Woman’s University Board Of Regents

AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Teresa Doggett to the Texas Woman’s University Board of Regents for a term set to expire on February 1, 2021. Teresa Doggett of Austin is managing director and CEO of Searchlight Investments and founder and CEO of Waymaker School of Entrepreneurship. She is associated and a member of… Read the full story here…

Governor Abbott Appoints Chazen To University Of Houston System Board Of Regents

AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Steve Chazen, Ph.D. to the University of Houston System Board of Regents for a term set to expire on August 31, 2023. Steve Chazen, Ph.D. of Bellaire is chairman, president, and CEO of TPG Pace Energy, and previously served as CEO of Occidental Petroleum Company. He is a… 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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