Governor Greg Abbott

Bowie County Included in Second Week of Texas' 'Save Our Seniors'
Governor Greg Abbott Tuesday announced that the Texas Division of Emergency (TDEM), the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS), and the Texas Military Department (TMD) have announced 34 counties, including Bowie County, participating in the second week of the Save Our Seniors COVID-19 vacc…
Texas Gets Approval Of Federal Emergency Declaration
Governor Greg Abbott today announced that the White House has issued a Federal Emergency Declaration for Texas in response to the severe winter weather throughout the state. The Governor submitted a request for this declaration on Saturday to assist the State in response to efforts related to the st…
Texas Governor: Rental Relief Program Update and Flags to Half
Governor Greg Abbott today announced that the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (TDHCA) has launched the Texas Rent Relief Program — the first statewide rent and utility assistance program for qualifying households throughout Texas. This program has been created to administer the mor…
HHSC Announce Extension Of Emergency SNAP Benefits For Texas
Governor Greg Abbott today announced that the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) will provide approximately $202 million in emergency Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) food benefits for the month of November as the state continues its response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Texas Ranked Best State For Business Again
Governor Greg Abbott today issued a statement after a new survey of U.S. corporate executives ranked Texas the number one state for business for the eighth consecutive time since 1996. The survey was released at the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) Annual Conference, which is being …
Texas Extends Early Voting Period For November 3rd Election
Governor Greg Abbott on Monday issued a Proclamation extending the early voting period for the November 3rd Election by nearly a week. Under this proclamation, early voting by personal appearance will begin on Tuesday, October 13, 2020, and continue through Friday, October 30, 2020.
Governor Abbott Spreads Some Texas Love in Jerusalem
Governor Greg Abbott concluded his first day in Israel by meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem. The Governor and the Prime Minister discussed the long-standing economic and cultural bond between Israel and Texas, as well as ways to strengthen this relationship in the f…
Governor Abbott Presents Medal Of Courage To Jack Wilson
Governor Greg Abbott today presented the Governor's Medal of Courage to West Freeway Church of Christ hero Jack Wilson at the Governor's Mansion. The Governor thanked Jack for his willingness to risk his own life to protect others in the congregation, and expressed the state of Texas'…