Governor's Press Releases
Updated: 8 hours 55 min ago
Governor Greg Abbott today addressed a Joint Session of the Texas Legislature commemorating Texas fallen heroes in honor of Memorial Day.
Governor Greg Abbott, Lt. Governor Dan Patrick and Speaker Joe Straus today announced a $3.8 billion tax relief package for Texas businesses and homeowners.
First Lady Cecilia Abbott today visited Van, the East Texas town that suffered extensive damage as a result of a May 10, 2015 tornado.
Governor Greg Abbott today released the following statement on the gang-related violence that took place in Waco, TX on Sunday.
Governor Abbott Delivers 2015 Commencement Address At University Of North Texas 2015 commencement ceremony, held in Denton, Texas on Saturday evening.
Governor Greg Abbott today signed Senate Bill 788 (Eltife, R-Tyler; Paddie, R-Marshall), also known as “Kari’s Law”, to require direct dialing of 9-1-1 from multi-line telephone systems across the state.
Governor Greg Abbott and First Lady Cecilia Abbott this evening hosted a dinner at the Governor’s Mansion with Nobel Laureates from Texas universities.
Governor Greg Abbott today announced that Kubota Tractor and Credit Corporations will relocate their corporate headquarters from Torrance, California to Grapevine, Texas. Kubota’s headquarters relocation is projected to create at least 344 new jobs and $51 million in capital investment in the State of Texas.
Texas Governor Greg Abbott today signed Senate Bill 835 (V. Taylor, R-Plano) into law to take effect September 1, 2015. SB 835 increases the penalty for the offense of presenting a fraudulent or fictitious military record. Governor Abbott issued the following statement.
Following yesterday’s declaration of a state of disaster in Bosque, Clay, Denton, Eastland, Gaines, Montague and Van Zandt counties, Texas Governor Greg Abbott today visited the Texas State Operations Center (SOC) to receive a briefing on state resources being dispatched to areas impacted by inclement weather.
Texas Governor Greg Abbott has filed an amicus brief in the Fifth Circuit defending the preliminary injunction against President Obama’s executive amnesty issued by the U.S. District Court in Brownsville, Texas.
As severe weather including tornadoes, heavy rainfall, thunderstorms and flooding continue across areas of Texas, Governor Greg Abbott today declared a state of disaster in Bosque, Clay, Denton, Eastland, Gaines, Montague and Van Zandt counties.
Governor Greg Abbott today signed Senate Bill 149 (Seliger, R-Amarillo) into law to become effective immediately. Governor Abbott issued the following statement.
Texas Governor Greg Abbott today issued the following statement after the U.S. Department of Justice admitted to violating a federal court order by granting approximately 2,000 extended work permits to undocumented immigrants under President Obama’s expanded executive amnesty.
Texas Governor Greg Abbott has announced an elevated activation of the Texas State Operations Center (SOC) as severe storms are expected to impact parts of Texas through early next week.
Governor Greg Abbott today filed an amicus brief in support of Governor Rick Scott and the State of Florida’s lawsuit against the Obama administration’s unlawful attempt to coerce the State of Florida into a massive expansion of Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act.
Texas Governor Greg Abbott today released the following statement regarding Texas being ranked the #1 best state to do business in by Chief Executive’s 2015 Best & Worst States to Do Business survey of top CEOs.
Governor Greg Abbott today issued the following statement regarding the Texas Senate’s passage of House Bill 4, an initiative declared an emergency item by the governor that will implement high-quality education standards for Texas Pre-K students.
Texas Governor Greg Abbott today met with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Texas Senators John Cornyn and Ted Cruz in Washington, D.C. to discuss the federal Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed “Clean Power Plan,” as well as other forthcoming EPA rules, and their grave consequences for the State of Texas.
Texas Governor Greg Abbott today addressed over 1,000 attendees at the National Catholic Prayer Breakfast in Washington D.C. In his remarks, Governor Abbott discussed the power of prayer and the need to preserve religious liberty.