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[Press Release] ICYMI: Governor Abbott Discusses Border Security On The Sean Hannity Show

Wed, 07/29/2015 - 5:03pm
Governor Greg Abbott spoke with FOX News radio host Sean Hannity today to discuss how Texas is stepping up to secure our border in the wake of federal government inaction by signing into law the most comprehensive border security plan in the nation.
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[Press Release] Governor Abbott Statement On Texas Supreme Court’s Ruling To Repeal Houston Ordinance

Fri, 07/24/2015 - 1:13pm
Governor Greg Abbott today issued a statement following the Texas Supreme Court’s ruling that requires the Houston City Council to repeal the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance or place it on the November ballot for a vote.
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[Press Release] Governor Abbott Statement On Sandra Bland

Wed, 07/22/2015 - 1:42pm
Governor Greg Abbott today issued the following statement regarding the ongoing investigation into the arrest and death of Sandra Bland in Waller County.
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[Press Release] Governor Abbott Statement On Latest Planned Parenthood Video

Tue, 07/21/2015 - 9:44am
Following the release of another video showing a Planned Parenthood official detailing disturbing abortion procedures, Governor Greg Abbott issued the below statement.
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[Press Release] Governor Abbott To Order National Guard To Carry Guns On Base

Sat, 07/18/2015 - 1:33pm
Governor Greg Abbott announced today he will authorize the Adjutant General John Nichols of the Texas National Guard to arm National Guard personnel at military facilities across Texas.
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[Press Release] Governor Abbott Delivers Remarks At 87th Annual Texas FFA Convention

Thu, 07/16/2015 - 10:53am
Governor Greg Abbott today attended the 87th Annual Texas FFA Convention in Corpus Christi, TX to congratulate 2015 FFA scholarship winners and celebrate the accomplishments of Texas FFA students, teachers and the state agriculture industry as a whole.
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[Press Release] Governor Abbott Statement On Death Of Correctional Officer Timothy Davison

Wed, 07/15/2015 - 5:12pm
Governor Greg Abbott today issued a statement following the death of Texas Department of Criminal Justice Correctional Officer Timothy Davison.
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[Press Release] WEB VIDEO: Governor Abbott Lures Businesses To Texas

Wed, 07/15/2015 - 10:46am
The Office of the Governor released a web video following Governor Greg Abbott’s trip to New York City where he met with business executives and industry leaders to discuss all Texas has done this past legislative session to make the Lone Star State an even better place to do business.
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[Press Release] Governor Abbott Statement On Footage Of Planned Parenthood Executive

Tue, 07/14/2015 - 8:07pm
Governor Greg Abbott issued a statement after footage of a Planned Parenthood executive detailing abortion procedures surfaced.
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[Press Release] Governor Abbott In New York: Day Two

Tue, 07/14/2015 - 3:30pm
Governor Greg Abbott began his second day in New York City by ringing the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange, where more than 280 Texas-based businesses are listed on the market and represent over $2 trillion in market capitalization.
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[Press Release] ICYMI: Governor Abbott Discusses Texas Economy On CNBC

Tue, 07/14/2015 - 9:46am
Governor Greg Abbott today appeared on CNBC’s Squawk on the Street to discuss the Texas economy, the high quality workforce in the Lone Star State and the investments in education and infrastructure the legislature made this past session.
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[Press Release] Governor Abbott In New York: Day One

Mon, 07/13/2015 - 3:42pm
Governor Greg Abbott spent his first day in New York City meeting with various business leaders and industry experts to discuss Texas’ economic model of limited government, low taxes and minimal regulations.
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[Press Release] ICYMI: Governor Abbott Discusses Border Security And Jobs On Fox And Friends

Mon, 07/13/2015 - 8:59am
Governor Greg Abbott today appeared on Fox News Channel’s Fox and Friends to discuss border security and Texas’ plan to attract more jobs and businesses to the Lone Star State.
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[Press Release] Governor Abbott To Visit New York, Discuss Texas’ Open And Flourishing Business Climate

Fri, 07/10/2015 - 4:23pm
Governor Greg Abbott will visit New York City on Monday, July 13th and Tuesday, July 14th to discuss with business leaders and industry experts Texas' open and flourishing business climate.
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[Press Release] Governor Abbott Meets With National Commission On The Future Of The Army

Fri, 07/10/2015 - 11:16am
Governor Greg Abbott today sent a letter and met with the National Commission on the Future of the Army to express his support for both the citizen-soldiers of the Texas Army National Guard (TXARNG) and the active duty Army troops who call Texas home.
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[Press Release] Governor Abbott Hosts Mexican Secretary Of Foreign Affairs José Antonio Meade Kuribreña

Thu, 07/09/2015 - 7:11pm
Governor Greg Abbott hosted José Antonio Meade Kuribreña, Mexico’s Secretary of Foreign Affairs, and a small delegation of Mexican dignitaries at the Texas Governor’s Mansion to discuss trade, infrastructure and bilateral relations between the State of Texas and Mexico.
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[Press Release] Governor Abbott Breaks Ground On New Facebook Data Center

Tue, 07/07/2015 - 12:44pm
Governor Greg Abbott today attended and delivered remarks at the groundbreaking of a new Facebook data center in Fort Worth, TX.
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[Press Release] Governor Abbott Presents Lone Star Medal Of Valor Award

Mon, 07/06/2015 - 12:11pm
Governor Greg Abbott today presented the Lone Star Medal of Valor Award to Werner W. “Ronnie” Reininger, CPL., USMC (retired) in San Antonio, Texas. The Lone Star Medal of Valor is an esteemed military service decoration awarded to an active member or veteran of the United States Armed Services who has demonstrated outstanding bravery and heroism while serving.
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[Press Release] ICYMI: Governor Abbott: Texas To New Hampshire Businesses: Come On Down

Fri, 07/03/2015 - 8:58am
Last week, Gov. Maggie Hassan vetoed a fiscally responsible budget that reduced the tax burden on job creators while funding critical services in the Granite State. New Hampshire already has high business tax rates when compared to surrounding states — and especially when compared to Texas.
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[Press Release] Texas Reaches Agreement On Deep Water Horizon Case

Thu, 07/02/2015 - 9:55am
Texas today announced an agreement in principle between BP Exploration and Production Inc. and the states of Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas, and the U.S. federal government.
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