Texas Governor Greg Abbott's Personal Twitter Feed
God Bless Mattress Mack. He helped Texans get through Harvey and now he’s doing it after #Imelda. We thank our First Responders who’ve rescued so many. And we thank outstanding people like #MattressMack who always help others. No place like Texas. twitter.com/mycahabc13/sta…
This is HUGE news. The backbone of the next generation of technology is being built in Texas. Ericsson picks Lewisville for its first 5G smart factory in the U.S. #txlege dentonrc.com/news/ericsson-… via @DentonRC
@GregAbbott_TX has ordered the Department of Licensing and Regulation to waive rules relating to out of state towing vehicles. Learn more: gov.texas.gov/news/post/gove… #Imelda
I’ve declared a state emergency amid amid flooding from Tropical Storm Imelda. This gives counties counties access to state resources as they respond to the flooding. This adds to water rescue squads already deployed by TX. #txlege texastribune.org/2019/09/19/tro… via @TexasTribune
We cherish our law enforcement officers & first responders. They represent the very best of Texas. They will always have the eternal gratitude of our great state. #BackTheBlue gosanangelo.com/story/news/loc… via @gosanangelo
Happy 72nd birthday to the @usairforce! Your courage & perseverance continue to inspire us all. Thank you for your service to this great nation. #AirForceBirthday https://t.co/sGk2qgwmtZ
Texas has a booming business relationship with Japan and South Korea. We will expand our business and cultural connections this next week. statesman.com/news/20190917/…
232 years ago the United States Constitution was signed. The values, liberties & principles remain the foundation of our nation. We must preserve, protect & defend these principles, for they are the bedrock of what makes us American. #WeThePeople #ConstitutionDay https://t.co/h0vQqyq3aK
Texas Launches Telehealth Program to Help Sexual Assault Victims. #txlege shar.es/aXxc22
TEXANS: Heads up. We have some severe weather headed to our coastal area.. Take precaution as needed and heed local warnings. Stay safe. nbcdfw.com/weather/storie… via @nbcdfwweather
Did they get it from the New York Times? twitter.com/twitchyteam/st…
Tonight we hosted the @Nasdaq Exchange at the Governor’s Mansion. They provide access to funding that empower the leaders, entrepreneurs, & innovators who make Texas so great. Our incredible employers—& their employees—have made TX has the 10th largest economy in the world. https://t.co/6ClD99UUye
Texans who have served their time, reformed their lives, & retuned to their communities, are getting workforce training to ensure they will be employed & contributing citizens in our state. Second chances are possible. #txlege valleycentral.com/news/local/wor…
Texas passed a law to protect these precious babies. twitter.com/lifenewshq/sta…
To be clear Cy-Fair ISD CUT property tax rates after the reforms we passed this session. Your county elected leaders voted to increase property taxes at the COUNTY level. Beginning next year our new law puts strict limits on the county’s ability to raise your property taxes. twitter.com/sassycoog/stat…
Property owners in Houston ISD will see a 5.8 percent reduction in their school tax rate in 2019. This is the result of the property tax reforms and reductions passed this last legislative session. #txlege houstonchronicle.com/news/education…
RT @VistaspKarbhari: Always inspiring to speak with @GregAbbott_TX Thank you for your strong support Wonderful to have a Governor who cares…
I’m grateful for the way you are all responding to challenges & making TX a better place. It’s great to be here with one of the most influential Indian-American business associations in the entire nation. Thank you for strengthening economic ties & supporting small businesses. https://t.co/LGX5VHKry5
Rolled into the #RGV tonight like... https://t.co/u7Iy7levqF
RT @leachfortexas: With the loving support of Becky and our kids, I am excited to announce that I am running for re-election to the Texas H…
Good. Grand Jury Indicts Man on Capital Murder for El Paso Attack. spectrumlocalnews.com/tx/san-antonio…
Today I swore in my new appointee to the Texas Supreme Court, Jane Bland. She graduated #1 in her law school class & has been a top notch trial court judge & justice on the Court of Appeals. She’s a proven conservative who applies the law as written. #txlege https://t.co/sceSDmNliO
It was an honor commemorating 50 1st responders at the Star of TX Awards. Today marks one of our nation’s darkest moments. But in darkness shined a light of resilience spurred by 1st responders rushing to danger. To those who serve & the families standing by their side. Thank you https://t.co/DaZl9U7X53
18 years ago, tragedy struck America. We will never forget the victims, heroes, and 1st responders. May God heal our country, be our strength, and protect us. God Bless, America! #NeverForget #UnitedWeStand https://t.co/zHb8jSYSPi
El Patio is coming back just weeks after closing. Now do @Whataburger ownership. austin360.com/news/20190910/…
New Texas law could save college transfer students money and time. This is one of many ways we are making college more affordable. We want everyone to have the opportunity to reach for their dreams. #txlege kvia.com/news/education…
Half of the top 10 best U.S. home markets in America are in the Dallas area. #txlege dallasnews.com/business/real-…
Maher: “blue parts of America are having a big prosperity party while that big sea of red feels like their invitation got lost in the mail Me: Texas leads U.S. in job creation, exports & best state for biz. People are fleeing CA moving to TX. Party on. marketwatch.com/story/bill-mah…
Alright, alright, alright... On the sidelines with Professor Mcconaughey tonight. #ThisIsTexas #HookEm https://t.co/CXm6QIDnra
Kicking off the game with the coin toss. #HookEm https://t.co/s3RMZ74030
Here with @TexasMascot at the Governor’s Mansion tailgate. Hook ‘em horns and beat LSU. #ThisIsTexas #HookEm https://t.co/ewxb89SUy1
RT @Proj_Beloved: What a day! Thank you @GregAbbott_TX for such a meaningful signing ceremony. #MollyJanesLaw is law in Texas. Together we…
Today Texas hosted Supreme Court Justice Gorsuch for the oath of office for Justice Brett Busby — my new appointee to the Texas Supreme Court. https://t.co/8CXU7l57M0
I signed the Molly Jane Matheson law. She was sexually assaulted & murdered. The murderer was a suspect in prior attacks. At the time, no law existed to inform jurisdictions about these cases. This will enable Law Enforcement access to info on potential rapists & offenders. https://t.co/xGPmlzjkwk
Law-enforcement say they identified a person they suspect illegally manufactured & sold the rifle used in the Odessa shooting. We want to keep guns out of hands of criminals who break the law... ...without infringing on the rights of law-abiding Texans. wsj.com/articles/autho…
Actually, it's not surprising. It's long been known that Voter ID laws have strong bi-partisan support among Texans. dallasnews.com/news/politics/…
The Texas House & Senate are getting to work on laws to keep communities safe from gun violence. I will announce legislative considerations next week & executive action this week. Legislators can be part of the process or part of the problem. #txlege conchovalleyhomepage.com/news/texas-sel…
We're working on a legislative package right now. Expedited executions for mass murderers would be a nice addition. #txlege theblaze.com/news/doj-seeks…
Help is on the way! Here’s some of the equipment Texas sent to Florida to help them respond to #HurricaneDorian. It includes swift water rescue boats & rescue teams led by Texas Task Force 1. @txtf1 #txlege https://t.co/EJBMCI2jTe
Not only did the Odessa gunman have a criminal history... ...he also previously failed a gun purchase background check in Texas... ...& he didn’t go thru a background check for the gun he used in Odessa. We must keep guns out of criminals’ hands. statesman.com/news/20190901/…
Gov. Greg Abbott: Growing frequency of shootings, terror attacks demands action. statesman.com/news/20190830/…
The state of Texas & Dept. of Public Safety are working with local law enforcement to provide resources & deliver justice for this heinous attack. Thanks to 1st responders who acted swiftly. Texans will unite to end these evil attacks. via.fox43.com/85o7x
Texas is sending emergency assistance to Florida to respond to #HurricaneDorian. We sent Texas Task Force 1 including swift water rescue boats & rescue teams. Texans help others. @txtf1 #txlege Texas task force to help Florida during Hurricane Dorian kxan.com/weather/gov-ab…
Saturday’s are for... #repost @UTBarstool https://t.co/B549NplTKG
Saturday’s are for... #repost @barstoollonghorn https://t.co/C7mf7vL4VB
Today was the first Domestic Terrorism Task Force meeting. We will define, detect & deter the rise in Domestic Terrorism. Our broad focus ranges from the racist terrorism behind the shooting in El Paso to growing Cyber Terrorism. Our goal: Keep TX safe kxan.com/news/texas-pol…
We're #1--AGAIN. Texas cities gained most jobs in nation in July. We thank our growing & successful businesses... ...& the best workforce in America. #txlege houstonchronicle.com/business/econo…
Texas law gives rape victims more control over their lives... ...& ensures their despicable attackers get the justice they deserve. I signed a law to fund testing of all rape kits. That + another law gives victims the ability to track their evidence thru the legal system. https://t.co/JiKf0rNteD
Today I appointed Ysmael D. Fonseca Jr. to a judge position in Hidalgo Co. He has a solid record of prosecuting human trafficking offenses. He replaces Judge Tijerina, whom I elevated to the Court of Appeals. #txlege #RGV valleymorningstar.com/2019/08/28/8-2…
Pancake and Peaches are rockin’ some patriotic bow ties on #NationalBowTieDay. https://t.co/TlCuTmK2pd
After #NationalDogDay I was reminded of this classic by President George H. W. Bush. https://t.co/XGCF3iSGWh
After the shooting at Santa Fe, Texas passed 17 laws & added $339M in security and mental health for students. We are working to achieve similar results after the shooting in El Paso. WIth #txlege working together we can make Texas better. kxan.com/save-our-stude…
Yesterday I appointed Jane Bland to the Texas Supreme Court. She graduated #1 in her law school class... ...& has been a top notch lawyer & judge ever since. She's a proven conservative who applies the law rather than making it up. #txlege houstonchronicle.com/news/politics/…
Caught red handed... Cheating on @ChickFilA. I swear it’s a one time fling. #PopeyesVsChickFilA https://t.co/i8GChcZLMP
We know you’re tired of waiting in line to get a driver’s license. So the Legislature provided the funding needed to add more staff & shorten lines. Today I sent a Directive to the head of the Agency... ...to take IMMEDIATE action to shorten wait times. #txlege https://t.co/mxH2zswayG
Today is National Dog Day. Then again, Pancake & Peaches think it’s their day EVERYDAY. Happy National Dog Day to the #FirstDogsOfTexas. @TexasPancake https://t.co/hkVHRCm0VQ
MORE property tax cuts in Texas. Hutto ISD adopts its lowest tax rate in 10 years. It cut property tax rates by more than 6%. This is the result of House Bill 3 that passed this session. #txlege communityimpact.com/austin/round-r…
2 years ago Hurricane Harvey lashed our shores & flooded our cities. From Fulton & Rockport to Houston & Beaumont/Port Arthur, Texas was battered but we weren’t beaten. We will continue to rebuild. But we will always be a reminder that Texans are tougher than than any storm. https://t.co/nYR8wKtngP
The loss of Texas Dept. of Public Safety Trooper Moises Sanchez is a tragedy. He was shot in the line of duty. Hidalgo County District Attorney is right to seek capital murder charges against the killer. valleycentral.com/news/local/dps…
God does not promise us lives free from storms. God’s promise is that He guide us through those storms. https://t.co/4VersOPscP
So proud of Fulton, Rockport, & the entire Gulf Coast region. They've shown that Texan resilience is mightier than any storm. #txlege caller.com/story/news/loc… via @callerdotcom
Today I joined legislators in Fulton & Rockport to celebrate rebuilding from Hurricane Harvey. I signed laws that create a fund to help communities rebuild from disasters... ...and laws that cut the red tape that slows the recovery process. #txlege https://t.co/3rf47ONY9d
Many people—especially women—get unwanted sexually explicit pictures by text or social media. It’s disgusting. Now, it’s illegal in Texas. #txlege https://t.co/Uga0QL4FbL
High School Football is BACK. To all teams & fans...this one’s for you. As Governor, I have officially proclaimed August 29-31 to be TEXAS FOOTBALL DAYS in Texas. Good luck to all the teams. #TXFootballDays @FOXSportsSW @The_TAFR https://t.co/rhrPl12Lb2
Google Plyler v. Doe. 5 liberals on the Supreme Court ruled that Texas had to provide and fund public education for illegal immigrants. The next decade, in Texas v. U. S., Federal courts rejected our lawsuit that the federal government should pay for that education cost. twitter.com/aj91574287/sta…
Here's the standard response to the reckless way Austin has handled the homeless: "I am a Democrat at heart; I have been in Austin, Texas, for over 30 years. But I am telling you, I am feeling a lot more red these days when it comes to my business.” wapo.st/2P80B5t?tid=ss…
Today we had hearings responding to the tragic shooting in El Paso. We focused on community healing, combating domestic terrorism, reducing hateful ideologies, & keeping guns out of hands of deranged killers while respecting 2nd Amendment rights. We’ll keep TX safe. #txlege https://t.co/ymct4aiSgK
I signed a law today that creates the University of Houston Medical School. Swipe to see @UHouston’s evolution of excellence. #GoCoogs https://t.co/emktb6FjTc
They have to qualify for FEMA first. So...... twitter.com/michaelberrysh…
Wait til you see the football stadiums. Next level. twitter.com/barstoolsports…
Dara. Welcome to Texas! Remember when we worked together to defeat burdensome regulations that Austin imposed on @Uber? Please remind your employees the importance of keeping Texas the land of opportunity by insisting on less government & more freedom for entrepreneurs. twitter.com/dkhos/status/1…
Today I signed a bill establishing the @UHouston College of Medicine. This is the next step in this university’s evolution of excellence...to ensure we are educating the next generation of doctors. This school fills an important need for this community &the entire state of Texas. https://t.co/4BsJsfWyFZ
You had a tremendous legislative session & deserve re-election. twitter.com/brookslandgraf…
Uber will set up a major hub in downtown Dallas. Uber is confident it can create 3,000 jobs & pay at least an average annual salary of $100,000. Cha-ching!!! #txlege dallasnews.com/business/techn…
MORE property tax cuts. Edinburg ISD School Board cuts property tax rate by about 8%... ...& raises teacher salaries. Ask your ISD how much they are cutting your property taxes. #txlege edinburgreview.com/news/20190820/…
More tax cuts resulting from HB3 passed during the legislative session. The Cleburne ISD is cutting property taxes by more than 6%. Similar cuts are being reported around the state. #txlege cleburnetimesreview.com/news/cisd-decr… |
Buc-ee's is teaming up with the Texas Dept. of Transportation’s Don’t Mess With Texas Program to keep Texas clean. Join this effort to remind people: Don't Mess with Texas. @Bucees #txlege chron.com/neighborhood/k…
Border Patrol foils smuggling attempts & seize $2 million in cocaine and marijuana. Thanks ⁦@CBP⁩. news4sanantonio.com/news/local/bor…
Today I appointed Ruth Ruggero Hughs to be Texas Secretary of State. As an immigrant to America & now a citizen of our great country she cherishes the right to vote & will ensure that right is safeguarded. She will be a tremendous ambassador for Texas. kxan.com/news/texas-pol…
You’re welcome in Texas as long as you never forget why you fled a liberal state. Texans expect less government, lower taxes & more freedom. Newcomers must keep it that way. Also you’ll need to switch to ⁦@ShinerBeer⁩ or ⁦@LoneStarBeer⁩ or other Texas brands https://t.co/gTMbBedol0
More good news from the property tax reforms passed this session. Pflugerville ISD to see largest property tax rate drop in more than a decade. #txlege communityimpact.com/austin/round-r…
Texas Tech telemedicine improves teens’ mental health in 24 school districts. We’re expanding this program in Texas to help more students address mental health challenges. It’s just one of dozens of ways we responded to the shooting at Santa Fe H. S. kxan.com/save-our-stude…
We celebrate 99 years of the 19th Amendment. This rightfully ensured that women had a voice and a vote to shape our democracy. Generations of women—in my family & yours—have made America stronger. https://t.co/1GJvpRG3kr
From the town hall tonight. I explain why Texas is the most exceptional state in America. We’re gonna keep it that way. #txlege #AbbottTownHall twitter.com/kamrlocal4news…
From the memorial service last night in El Paso. We REMAIN, #ElPasoStrong twitter.com/tictoc/status/…
Happy Anniversary to my wonderful wife — the fabulous First Lady of Texas. This is our 38th but it still seems like our first. The picture is from our first anniversary celebrated at Padre Island. https://t.co/dqbG8zVemo
RT @DrewSpringer: Honored today to be endorsed by @GovAbbott who got 85% of the vote in HD68. Looking forward to working with the Governor…
Tonight El Paso held a moving memorial service to remember those who were lost and injured. We celebrated the fabulous 1st Responders. And we dedicated ourselves to a safer Texas for everyone. All of Texas is #ElPasoStrong https://t.co/nFgzdjI5HL
Today I announced a Domestic Terrorism Task Force in the wake of the El Paso shooting that killed 22 people. I also directed the Dept. of Public Safety to combat domestic terrorism & investigate gangs affiliated with racist & extremist hate groups. easttexasmatters.com/news/top-stori…
RT @AngelicaforTX: "I am proud to endorse Angelica Garcia for State Representative, and I am certain that she will be a fearless advocate f…
RT @RepStanLambert: Thank you for the kinds words, Gov. @GregAbbott_TX! Today I proudly announce my re-election bid for #HD71 in the #txle…
That is Jaco Booyens, on Life, Liberty & Levin. He produced the film “8 days” Says Governor Abbott is a champion on cracking down on sex trafficking. “He goes into the office and says ‘children aren’t for sale’” #txlege is committed to this cause. https://t.co/r8ZWVaeTP9
House Bill 3 raises teacher pay and lowers property tax rates. #txlege communityimpact.com/houston/spring…
Just when you thought Simone Biles couldn’t get any better... she does. What an amazing athlete. Proud that she’s a Texan. twitter.com/terrigreenusa/…
Violent crime is down 29% in South Dallas since Texas DPS troopers deployed to help Dallas Police. There have been 0 homicides in that part of the city in July. They’ve seized > 70 guns & > 37 pounds of drugs & made > 400 arrests. #txlege dallasnews.com/opinion/editor…
Property Tax reforms are showing real results: The Graham Independent School District reduced its property tax rate to the lowest tax rate in more than ten years. Stories like this are surfacing across the state. #txlege grahamleader.com/news/gisd-boar…
 
 
 
 
 
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