Governor's Press Releases
Updated: 9 hours 51 min ago
Governor Greg Abbott today attended a press conference announcing the new Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Nursing Veteran Bachelor of Science in Nursing program, which will put medically-experienced military veterans on a path to pursue a bachelor’s degree in nursing without having to start over in training.
With the Texas Longhorns playing the Oklahoma Sooners at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas this Saturday, Governor Greg Abbott is today doubling down on the “Red River Rivalry” by challenging Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin to a TX-OU barbecue wager.
Governor Greg Abbott today ordered the flags on the Texas Capitol building to be lowered to half-staff in honor of the lives and public service of four Airmen from Dyess Air Force Base in Abilene, TX.
Governor Greg Abbott today delivered remarks in Edinburg, TX at UTRGV’s Hispanic Engineering, Science and Technology (HESTEC) Week Student Leadership Day.
Governor Greg Abbott today announced the award of $133 million in criminal justice and victim services grants to local law enforcement agencies, domestic violence shelters, child sex trafficking victims programs and other governmental and non-profit agencies across Texas.
Governor Greg Abbott today hosted a reception honoring 2015 National Teacher of the Year Shanna Peeples.
Governor Greg Abbott today released a statement following the crash a C-130J in Afghanistan that resulted in the death of four Airmen from Dyess Air Force Base in Abilene, Texas.
First Lady Cecilia Abbott today addressed the United Way of Williamson County Community Impact Summit on Education.
Following recent U.S. Border Patrol reports, Governor Greg Abbott today sent a letter to Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Jeh Johnson requesting immediate action due to the significant increase of illegal border crossings.
First Lady Cecilia Abbott was in Houston today to talk about the important role that women-owned small businesses play in the success of our state’s economy.
Governor Greg Abbott today delivered remarks at the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) 2015 National Conference in San Antonio, Texas, the top metropolitan area in the nation for women-owned firms.
Governor Greg Abbott's Op-Ed in Forbes: My Goal Is To Make Texas The No. 1 State For Women-Owned Businesses
First Lady Cecilia Abbott today addressed the Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation’s “Life Without Literacy” Luncheon.
Governor Greg Abbott and First Lady Cecilia Abbott were awarded the 2015 Texas Heroes for Children Award by the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children Texas Regional Office.
Governor Greg Abbott today presented the Texas Purple Heart at the Brooke Medical Center to four members of the United States Military.
First Lady Cecilia Abbott today addressed the Hood County Children’s Charity Fund at their Inaugural “Yellow Envelope” Luncheon.
Governor Greg Abbott today addressed the 5th Annual Brazoria County Transportation and Infrastructure Summit in Lake Jackson, TX.
First Lady Cecilia Abbott today addressed the Tyler Hispanic Business Alliance at their 8th annual awards luncheon.
Governor Greg Abbott traveled to Houston today to address a luncheon at the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce National Convention, America's largest gathering of Hispanic business leaders.
First Lady Cecilia Abbott, Honorary Chair of the 2015 Governor’s Volunteer Awards, and Governor Greg Abbott hosted a reception at the Governor’s Mansion this evening honoring the winners of the 2015 Governor’s Volunteer Awards.