Governor's Press Releases
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Governor Greg Abbott has sent a brief to Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton supporting Brewster County Sheriff Ronny Dodson’s decision to allow his officer’s patrol vehicles to display a cross with a thin blue line on patrol vehicles.
Governor Greg Abbott today issued a proclamation announcing May 7, 2016 as the special election date to fill the House District 120 seat recently vacated by Representative Ruth Jones McClendon.
Governor Greg Abbott today issued the following statement after reports that the group “Return of Kings,” which promotes the legalization of rape, plans to hold events on Saturday, February 6th in multiple cities across Texas.
Governor Greg Abbott today led a bipartisan, ten-state coalition of Governors in filing an amicus brief to the U.S. Supreme Court in support of Texas' House Bill 2.
Following the release of Governor Greg Abbott’s first “Report to the People of Texas” yesterday, the Office of Governor today released a web video providing an overview of the Governor’s first year in office.
Governor Greg Abbott today declared February 2nd "Texas Military Heroes Day" in honor of all Texans who have and continue to defend the United States of America.
The Office of Governor Greg Abbott today released its first “Report to the People of Texas,” which highlights the shared successes of Texas during the Governor’s first year in office.
Governor Greg Abbott and Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX-28) today sent a letter to Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Jeh Johnson requesting detailed information on DHS’s decision to cut resources for aerial-based border security support in a program known as Operation Phalanx.
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Governor Greg Abbott today declared a state of disaster and requested Individual Assistance for Collin, Dallas, Ellis, Franklin, Rockwall and Van Zandt Counties. Governor Abbott also requested Public Assistance for 25 counties.
The Office of Governor Greg Abbott today released a web video highlighting the Governor’s recent trip to Israel and Switzerland where he met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, government and business leaders and attended the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland to promote Texas economic interests.
Governor Greg Abbott today released a statement on the Planned Parenthood investigation in Harris County.
Governor Greg Abbott today appeared on Fox News' "Fox & Friends" to discuss National Security and the Texas-Israeli relationship.
Following the first day of his business development trip in Switzerland, Governor Greg Abbott today announced Texas will be partnering with three Swiss companies to participate in an apprenticeship program.
Governor Greg Abbott today sent a letter to Texas retirement agencies informing them that it will continue to be the policy of the State of Texas to prohibit the investment of taxpayer dollars in Iran despite President Obama’s announcement last week that he is lifting sanctions against Iran.
Governor Greg Abbott today attended a luncheon hosted by the Israeli Consulate of the Southwest to discuss investment, economic development and strengthening commercial ties between Texas and Israel.
Governor Greg Abbott and First Lady Cecilia Abbott today visited several historical sites while on their trip to Israel.
Governor Greg Abbott today met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to discuss Texas and Israel's historic bond and how he can further solidify their relationship.
Governor Greg Abbott today issued a proclamation announcing May 7, 2016 as the special election date to fill the House District 139 seat recently vacated by Representative Sylvester Turner.
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