Texas Governor Greg Abbott's Personal Twitter Feed
Defunding law enforcement is not the answer. https://t.co/nwxtUTmpF8
Inbox: Gov @GregAbbott_TX reacts to the #atxcouncil decision to cut $150M from @Austin_Police budget by stating DPS will stand in the gap and the #TXLege will take up the issue in the next session. https://t.co/LLa8jm8NFJ
Best wishes for a quick recovery Senator. twitter.com/kseliger/statu…
How Houston Defied Doomsday COVID Predictions. “I really do think that the mandatory wearing a face mask in public was the catalyst to get things turned around,” Harris Health CEO Dr. Porsa told National Review. nationalreview.com/2020/08/corona…
The Texas Department of Public Safety arrested a 14th person accused of crimes during riots in Austin in May. ⁦@TxDPS⁩ statesman.com/news/20200812/…
Looking for some good news? How about this from Tom Green County in Texas. County Proposes LOWERING Your Taxes. sanangelolive.com/news/county/20… via @San Angelo LIVE!
Texas nursing facilities are receiving $1.1 billion for quality improvements. This will focus on things like infectious disease control to make our nursing homes safer from COVID-19. click2houston.com/news/local/202…
Our hearts and prayers go out to the families of the three Texas Parks & Wildlife workers who died in a West Texas helicopter crash while working. Their service to our state is cherished & will never be forgotten. @TPWDnews 6abc.com/3-texas-parks-… via @6abc
San Antonio native becomes the first African American to lead the Air Force. @usairforce expressnews.com/news/local/art…
U.S. Space Command headquarters belongs in Texas. ksat.com/news/local/202…
Whataburger on wheels showing appreciation for teachers with its first food truck. Spicy ketchup please. ⁦@Whataburger⁩ news4sanantonio.com/news/local/wha…
Amarillo High teacher earns highest national recognition for math and science teachers. Texas has the best. abc7amarillo.com/news/local/ama…
Law enforcement matters. Defunding and not supporting it has consequences. twitter.com/joshdcaplan/st…
Texas is delivering on its commitment to provide care for Rio Grande Valley residents. Today, McAllen Convention Center started to take first patients with COVID-19. A similar facility is opening in Harlingen. #RGV valleycentral.com/news/local-new…
Texas on pace for record number of firearms background checks. Texans embrace their Second Amendment right. statesman.com/news/20200803/…
Today we remember the 23 innocent lives that were lost during a senseless and hateful attack in El Paso one year ago. The State of Texas is committed to ensuring acts of domestic terrorism never happen again. We are #ElPasoStrong.
Thanks to @realDonaldTrump for extending Title 32 status and funding for the @TexasGuard. This will help Texas continue to respond to #COVID19 as we work to mitigate the spread and protect Texans.
Our hearts & prayers go out to Marines From Texas Killed In Training Accident In California. We remain forever grateful for their service. #SemperFi abc13.com/marine-from-cy… via @ABC13Houston
State revenue actually was higher last month than it was the same month last year. Texas sales tax collections went up in July — and were higher than one year ago. texastribune.org/2020/08/03/tex… via @TexasTribune
Texas & local school districts are providing $400 million for needy students to have computers & internet service for online learning this school year. That includes 1 million laptops & 480,000 internet WiFi hotspots from all 3 major cell providers. houstonchronicle.com/techburger/art…
Dallas-area construction jobs bounce back big. Building sector jobs in Dallas were higher this June than last year. In the Dallas area, there were 1,400 more construction sector employees than in June 2019. The Austin area had even bigger gains. dallasnews.com/business/real-…
Victoria is another COVID hotspot where we are surging medical resources. Working with the federal government, medical staff from the U.S. Department of Defense Medical team are in Victoria to provide DeTar hospital with needed assistance. crossroadstoday.com/the-u-s-depart…
In a letter to El Paso County Judge Ricardo Samaniego I authorized Texas flags across El Paso to be lowered to half-staff in remembrance of the victims of the mass shooting that claimed 23 lives at an El Paso Walmart store. They will never be forgotten. borderreport.com/el-paso-strong…
6 people now face criminal charges arising from protesting at the Texas Capitol. Thanks to Texas Dept. of Public Safety & other law enforcement agencies for their efforts. @TxDPS beaumontenterprise.com/news/article/6… via @bmtenterprise
I had the opportunity to visit with Starr County Judge Eloy Very to learn what he needs to respond to COVID. Texas immediately provided the requested medical equipment and hospital beds. We will continue to surge supplies to help the #RGV. valleycentral.com/news/local-new…
14 Dallas family members get COVID-19 after virus denier’s party, 1 dead and another on life support. COVID is still spreading rapidly across Texas. It must be taken seriously. kxan.com/news/coronavir…
RIP Herman Cain. Herman Cain Dies After Being Hospitalized for Covid-19. apple.news/AGCqVkeMLTbG6F…
Justice David Bridges was an outstanding jurist and a dear friend of mine and so many Texans. We join his family in mourning his tragic death, while also celebrating his remarkable life. Flags to be lowered to half-staff as tribute. blueribbonnews.com/2020/07/flags-…
Texas is providing hospital beds, medical staff, supplies and equipment to convert the McAllen Convention Center into a healthcare facility to help Rio Grande Valley leaders combat COVID. We thank McAllen for providing the location & #RGV local leaders for their collaboration. twitter.com/mollyhf/status…
Texas named as 'Best Business Climate in America' for 2020. Texas remains America’s economic leader. #txlege kxxv.com/hometown/texas…
Horrific flooding in Hidalgo County caused by #HurricaneHanna. I’m in the #RGV today with the Texas Division of Emergency Management to see how Texas can help. ⁦@TDEM⁩ https://t.co/VayJSue4Ft
Surveying flood damage in the #RGV caused by #HurricaneHanna. https://t.co/bdspd4YxFB
Dip in COVID cases suggests mask order paying off. But a decrease in daily COVID cases shouldn’t be cause to relax mask wearing & other precautions says Lamar University public health expert. Instead it just shows that these precautions are working. beaumontenterprise.com/news/article/D…
Happy Heavenly Birthday to my dear mother, Doris. Her laughter was contagious and her style was impeccable. No one has ever made a better peach pie. Her grace through adversity taught me to overcome the accident that left me in a wheelchair. She is forever missed. https://t.co/3Am95tLA8c
Texas has some of the leading universities in the world helping us combat COVID. The federal government has approved $265 million to manufacture coronavirus vaccine at Texas A&M facility. ⁦@TAMU⁩ #GigEm statesman.com/news/20200727/…
Texas manufacturing sector's recovery continues in July. "The past two months have marked a significant turnaround" We can create more jobs while also using safe practices to contain COVID spread. We can do both: save lives & support livelihoods. statesman.com/business/20200…
Texans are doing great—taking action needed to slow the spread of COVID. Let’s continue to beat these other states to crush it. COVID hasn’t disappeared. We must continue using masks, keeping safe distances & staying home if possible. https://t.co/pNkCKuPNUp
Texas has heroic emergency responders. Responding to #HurricaneHanna, the Texas Task-Force 1 water rescue squad rescued 3 from a sinking boat in Corpus Christi. They operate under the Texas Division of Emergency Management. @TxTF1 @TDEM kbtx.com/2020/07/26/tex…
The mask mandate is helping in Texas. "Epidemiologists and disease modelers say they are cautiously optimistic that the mandate is helping the state turn a corner in its efforts to contain an outbreak that has killed more than 4,500 Texans." kwtx.com/2020/07/26/mas…
FEMA & President Trump have already approved the Texas request relief from #HurricaneHanna. FEMA is providing reimbursement for mass care, evacuation & shelter support at 75% federal funding. We will keep our local committees safe & help them rebuild. ksat.com/news/local/202…
This is how Texans respond to hurricanes. “It’s raining sideways right now and we can’t “expletive” move. But we got @Whataburger. So, we good. twitter.com/cchogiwa/statu…
Two Texas companies rank the best in America for customer experience. expressnews.com/news/local/art…
Great job Galveston to slow the spread of COVID. You did it by wearing masks, reducing the size of gatherings, staying home when possible & good distancing practices. COVID can’t spread if you don’t give it a chance to transmit. Don’t let it return. Keep crushing it. https://t.co/ybZMgEXlxC
Texas is deploying resources to help local communities respond to #HurricaneHanna. The National Guard, Texas Dept. Of Public Safety & Texas Division of Emergency Mgmt deployed high water vehicles, rescue boats & helicopters & medical teams. Stay safe. @TexasGuard @TDEM @TxDPS https://t.co/Qv4hacewKm
Baseball is back in Texas. @Rangers @Astros https://t.co/9Qvg87GXQX
Houston hospitalizations are trending down. It’s a start—aided by Texans wearing masks and staying at home when possible. COVID hasn’t gone away. But we won’t have to shut down if everyone will continue using safe distancing practices. https://t.co/sEnlserr0t
Chris Hayes was silent as Cuomo set records leading New Yorkers to death. Using click bait & lacking compassion he attacks Texas—while ignoring CA. Texas is beginning to slow the spread with increased mask use, distance practices & surging medical teams to care for Texans. twitter.com/dancrenshawtx/…
The Texas coast is under a tropical storm watch. Texans near the storm area should expect heavy rain & wind. Avoid flooded roads & heed local warnings. The Texas Division of Emergency Management is preparing teams to assist local communities. @TDEM dallasnews.com/news/weather/2…
Texas is surging medical teams to Harlingen, Del Rio, Eagle Pass, Rio Grande City & other areas hit hard by COVID-19. We are providing ventilators & PPE to Cameron and Hidalgo Counties, including over three million surgical masks. news4sanantonio.com/news/local/gov…
Tesla picks Texas for its Cybertruck factory. ⁦Thanks to ⁦.@elonmusk⁩ & .@Tesla for embracing our great state. The Gigafactory will employee thousands of Texans & be a cornerstone for next generation innovation. It’s been fun to get to know you. Welcome to Texas. https://t.co/PsnfaEUHaz
A 30-year-old attended a “COVID party” in Texas to see if COVID was real. He got it. He died. expressnews.com/news/local/art…
More military teams are headed to Texas to help control COVID-19 spread. They are going to the hardest hit areas to help burdened doctors and nurses. caller.com/story/news/loc…
Scientific Report shows that the mask mandate is successfully slowing the spread of COVID-19 in North Texas. The report also shows that a community lock down is not needed as long as masks & other distancing strategies are used. fox4news.com/news/mask-mand…
Texas ranks 3rd best state in America for businesses to survive the COVID pandemic. abc13.com/business/texas… via @ABC13Houston
Texas—working with our federal partners—is providing the Rio Grande Valley the medical care it needs for COVID. To protect yourself from COVID & save lives wear a mask when going out or stay at home when possible. More help for #RGV coming this week. news4sanantonio.com/news/local/gov…
Texas Department of Public Safety arrest 2 more after May protests at State Capitol. ⁦@TxDPS⁩ kxan.com/news/local/aus…
Texas gives school districts more say in reopening schools amid pandemic. The health & safety of students, teachers & parents is the top priority. To ensure students receive the education they need Texas is giving local schools districts flexibility. statesman.com/news/20200717/…
At this moment 36 years ago I was in a Houston Emergency Room. My back was broken & I was paralyzed for life. Little did I know that I would one day become Governor of the great state of Texas. We all face difficult challenges that we can overcome. Never give up. https://t.co/C4QcMYB0wr
Texas based H-E-B named best supermarket in America. ⁦@HEB⁩ chron.com/business/artic…
In Texas we honor the brave law enforcement officers who put their lives on the line to keep our communities safe. We mourn the loss of these courageous officers who gave their all. Texas is eternally grateful for their service. #BackTheBlue #RGV themonitor.com/2020/07/12/abb…
Two of our finest were killed in the line of duty while working to protect residents in their community. I've spoken with McAllen Police Chief Victor Rodriguez and offered the full support of the State of Texas. We unite to #BackTheBlue. #RGV themonitor.com/2020/07/11/two…
The Federal Government is surging a massive amount of medical personnel and resources to regions across Texas to help our communities and hospitals care for COVID-19 patients. foxsanantonio.com/news/local/gov…
The Texas Department of Public Safety arrested two more people accused of rioting and vandalism during recent protests at the Texas State Capitol. Peaceful protest is legal. Rioting & vandalism won't be tolerated. @TxDPS #txlege statesman.com/news/20200706/…
Today we remember the five @DallasPD officers who were ambushed and killed on July 7, 2016.   We will never forget their service and sacrifice.   May God bless these heroes and all those who risk their lives to keep us safe. #BackTheBlue
Eric—why is Texas tied for the lowest death rate of the 27 most affected states? Why have more Texans recovered from COVID than any other state & twice the number of New Yorkers? Why is CA spiking more than TX even though it shut down harder & longer than TX? twitter.com/ericholder/sta…
President Trump speaking about Mount Rushmore: “This monument will never be desecrated. These heroes will never be defaced! Their legacy will never, ever be destroyed!” What a sight that monument is. #4thofJuly
Jack Wilson is a true Texas hero. He took down a gunman in a Texas church, preventing countless church worshipers from being slaughtered. I gave him the Governor's Medal of Courage for putting his life on the line to save others. Texas needs heroes like Jack Wilson in office. twitter.com/BudKennedy/sta… https://t.co/5bXUwvGylX
Nothing is better than being a father. #HappyFathersDay2020 to all the fathers who play such an important role in their children’s lives. https://t.co/kL1liH9rd9
This has my support! Restaurants begin push to make alcohol-to-go permanent in Texas. #txlege foxsanantonio.com/news/local/res…
Today we celebrate #Juneteenth. Texas was the 1st state to make Juneteenth a state holiday. We celebrate the arrival of the Emancipation Proclamation in Texas & the abolition of slavery. But this isn't a one day event--we must expand liberty & opportunity EVERY day. https://t.co/C9F9YrJKte
The Texas economy is the 5th most racially equal in the U.S. Texas also has the 3rd lowest poverty rate gap between white and Black people. We call this a good start. Texas always strives to be #1. fox7austin.com/news/study-tex…
Mattress Mack is a great Texan. He is opening a tuition-free charter school that offers vocational training and more. Gallery Furniture is dedicating 15,000 square feet of its north Houston location to the Premier High School. #txlege khou.com/article/news/e…
Happy birthday to the incredible @USArmy. Thank you for your 245 years of dedicated service to our country. We appreciate all that you do to protect and defend our nation daily. #ArmyStrong https://t.co/yHOnhMNXZo
Defund government bureaucracy--not law enforcement. nbcdfw.com/news/local/top…
University of Texas researchers are successfully treating severe coronavirus cases with blood from recovered patients. This is another step toward moving beyond #COVID19. #txlege statesman.com/news/20200610/…
Today I spent time with the #GeorgeFloyd family. They are wonderful, God loving people. They will be the centerpiece of helping America bridge our racial divide & ensure equality, justice & fairness for everyone in America—& ensure what happened in Minn. never happens in TX. https://t.co/DKdbjZOCWh
Seems like Planned Parenthood wants Babies with Disabilities to be killed. Hmmm. As if people with disabilities aren’t able to accomplish anything. Hmmm! aclj.org/babies-with-di…
The busiest airport in the WORLD for the month of May was our very own DFW. COVID or Non-COVID, Texas will always be an economic leader. #txlege dallasnews.com/business/airli…
As my twitter account shows the National Guard has been deployed from the beginning of the protests. The hard working men & women of @TexasGuard are deployed across the state & are fully engaged, working alongside the @TxDPS & local law enforcement . twitter.com/Dog2Purple/sta…
No Limits Texas at the ⁦@TXMotorSpeedway⁩ #Genesys300. ⁦@IndyCar ⁦@IndyCaronNBC⁩ https://t.co/OMNUNQCDCE
I almost got away with this steering wheel. Turns out he needs it. Amazing to see this just pop off the car. I need one of these for my wheelchair. @TXMotorSpeedway #Genesys300 https://t.co/jaFN6SvS2I
At the @TXMotorSpeedway tonight for the first professional sporting event in Texas since #COVID19. It’s the #Genesys300. I’ll be in the pace car to start the race—with the need for speed. @IndyCar https://t.co/CtWYI7yiWK
We pay solemn tribute to the greatest generation, who bravely stormed the beaches of Normandy 76 years ago to change the course of history. All gave some, some gave all. #DDay76 https://t.co/dNp5tVrsWa
BOOM: May sees biggest jobs increase ever of 2.5 million as economy starts to recover from coronavirus. cnbc.com/2020/06/05/job…
Unemployment claims filed in Bexar County have been cut in half. Similar trends can be seen across Texas. Texans are getting back to work. Texas will lead the way! #txlege expressnews.com/business/artic…
Today Texas had the fewest #COVID19 hospitalizations in the past 6 weeks. And, we now rank #1 in America for the most recoveries from COVID. #txlege #coronavirus
Today Texas had the fewest #COVID19 fatalities since March 30th. We also had the fewest Texans testing positive for COVID in the past 6 weeks. And, we have the 2nd most recoveries from COVID in America. #txlege #coronavirus txdshs.maps.arcgis.com/apps/opsdashbo…
Today I joined all 4 U.S. Attorneys in Texas to announce that criminals coming to Texas from out of state to loot or commit crimes that violate federal law will be subject to federal prosecution. Peaceful protest must be allowed free from agitators. newsweek.com/non-texans-cau…
You heard it here first. BOTH the Texas Aggies AND the Texas Longhorns will beat LSU this season. @AggieFootball @TexasFootball #GigEm #HookEm twitter.com/hoseman1105/st…
Texas A&M set to reopen campus in the Fall. #GigEm ⁦@TAMU⁩ kagstv.com/article/news/e…
This Texas city is the fastest growing in America. It will be Texas that leads our Nation out of this COVID-caused downturn. #txlege dallasnews.com/news/2020/05/2…
Congratulations @CityofDallas for rejecting a property tax increase. It’s best for property owners and great for attracting more good paying jobs to your wonderful city. You are a model for other cities. @Johnson4Dallas #txlege twitter.com/jasonwhitely/s…
Mall food courts, water parks & driver education programs are able to open under Phase 2 in Texas. #txlege kxan.com/news/texas/mal…
Dallas County reports no coronavirus deaths as cases continue to trend downward. Stories of improvement like this are surfacing across the state. Let’s extend this trend by doing all we can to reduce the spread of #COVID19 and open up Texas. #txlege star-telegram.com/news/coronavir…
Today Texas had the fewest #COVID19 fatalities since the end of March. We also had the fewest COVID hospitalizations since the middle of April. And, we have the 2nd most recoveries from COVID in America. #txlege apps.texastribune.org/features/2020/…
The promise of America has been kept by those we honor on Memorial Day. Because of those who fought & died for our country, America remains the greatest Nation in the history of the world. We never forget. #MemorialDay https://t.co/mxV1gFS55H
 
 
 
 
 
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