Official news from the Office of Texas Governor Greg Abbott. You can follow the governor's personal feed @GregAbbott_TX
Proud to join in the celebration of the accomplishments of Ginger Kerrick, 2016 Texas Women’s Hall of Fame honoree. @NASA_Johnson #HispanicHeritageMonth twitter.com/NASAhistory/st…
Texas leads the nation in exports, a title held for 16 consecutive years. Exports from Texas contributed $264.1 billion to the state’s economy in 2017, accounting for more than 11% of all U.S. exports. https://t.co/qZ5BM2x852
Happy Birthday @USNavy! Thank you to the brave women and men who put service before self. https://t.co/xqI0Xw80NN
Texas moves another step closer to fully harnessing the potential of the Permian. The result will be thousands of jobs in RGV. #RioGrandeLNG twitter.com/sentedcruz/sta…
October is Cybersecurity Month. Eligible high school students, please submit PSAs for #2018TXPSA! Full details at dir.texas.gov/View-About-DIR…
Our mission: Serving those who serve. The Texas military footprint is among the nation’s largest, with 15 major installations contributing more than $101 billion to the local & state economies, & supporting more than 224,000 direct jobs. gov.texas.gov/uploads/files/… https://t.co/AGi3PgUjKi
RT @txmusicoffice: “The Texas music industry is thriving, driven by communities across the state rich in culture and talent. Thank you @POT…
The Texas music industry is thriving, driven by communities across the state rich in culture and talent. Thank you @POTUS for the support of talented musicians in this country & the benefit this new Music Modernization Act provides to Texas artists. twitter.com/WhiteHouse/sta…
ICYMI – Joint Base San Antonio continues to add military value with new @USAirForce Special Warfare Training Wing at Lackland Air Force Base. twitter.com/usairforce/sta…
Texas military installations are critical to the nation’s defense. Corpus Christi, Fort Worth & Kingsville Naval Air Stations together contribute nearly $8.25 billion to the local & state economies, & directly support more than 21,000 jobs. @USNavy https://t.co/OAx1m1c0Wy
Our community & military partnerships in Texas are strong. Fort Bliss, the largest military training area in the U.S., contributes more than $23 billion to the El Paso & state economies, & directly supports more than 48,000 jobs. @USArmy https://t.co/RDsK19LWSd
The @BMTChamber helps bring more jobs to the region and serves as an economic engine for the entire state. goo.gl/nfqNSB https://t.co/Oem2jhL5Ui
The @BMTChamber is helping bringing more jobs to the region and serves as an economic engine for the entire state. goo.gl/nfqNSB https://t.co/VqLL5ve8Eh
RT @TexasEconDev: THIS Thursday is our Governor's Small Business Forum in Houston! This is a great opportunity for small business owners an…
Military service is deeply rooted in the heart of Texas. Fort Hood, the largest active duty armored post in the @USArmy, contributes more than $24.5 billion to the Killeen & Texas economies, & directly supports more than 55,000 jobs. https://t.co/JvXhTWl66i
RT @TxDPS: Heavy rainfall and potential flooding is expected in parts of Texas tonight and tomorrow. Remember, flooded roads are especially…
Texas is home to the military’s largest joint base. Fort Sam Houston, Camp Bullis, Randolph Air Force Base & Lackland Air Force Base together contribute $30 billion to the San Antonio & Texas economies, & directly support nearly 65,000 jobs. @USArmy @USAirForce https://t.co/MxLKHmNKLr
Texas is taking action to ensure the safety of our communities by increasing the readiness of state operations center as storms move across the state. goo.gl/B3oit5
Texas is now 2nd for “aerospace manufacturing attractiveness” thanks to a friendly business climate, booming economy & low taxes — all helping to grow high-paying manufacturing & engineering jobs. goo.gl/uYgZrZ #MadeInTexas #ManufacturingDay https://t.co/UN4Lb7dDy3
RT @GoBigInTexas: According to @WalletHub, #Texas is home to 4 of the top 10 fastest-growing cities in the U.S. – Midland, Pearland, McKinn…
The Lone Star State is a leader in aerospace, aviation & defense: 17 of the 20 largest global aerospace manufacturers have a presence in Texas. #Jobs #MadeInTexas https://t.co/kMnU2jdeEZ
Announcing new funding to ensure our law enforcement officers have the resources to crack down on violent gangs in Texas. goo.gl/pX2MxB
RT @TXWorkforce: Join Country artist @aaron_watson in supporting our upcoming Hiring Red, White & You! Veterans Hiring Fair on Nov. 8, in c…
Leading human exploration: Every @NASA astronaut & space explorer who has crossed the threshold of the International @Space_Station or flown on the space shuttle has trained at @NASA_Johnson Space Center in Texas. #NASA60th https://t.co/qKijvvVC2b
ICYMI – In Conroe, TX on Wednesday, Oct. 3, there will be a Music Friendly Community Workshop at Owen Theatre, hosted by @txmusicoffice & @visitconroe. yourconroenews.com/neighborhood/m… https://t.co/cHuqdYbCpC
Texas Women’s Hall of Fame: Sally Ride, mission specialist, first American woman in space; Dr. Mae Jemison, science mission specialist, first African-American woman in space; Ginger Kerrick, Flight Integration division chief & first female Hispanic flight director. #NASA60th https://t.co/3dlDQaDkUf
Encouraging all Texans to take part in National Night Out to support the police-community partnerships & neighborhood camaraderie that help keep our communities safe. natw.org https://t.co/og4CdchKDm
Thanks to the Classroom Connectivity Initiative, 97% of Texas school districts have upgraded to the high-speed internet needed to support digital learning opportunities in the classroom. Learn more: goo.gl/qt1kaW https://t.co/IZIMhxQLJm
Thanks to the Classroom Connectivity Initiative 97% of Texas school districts have upgraded to the high-speed internet needed to support digital learning opportunities in the classroom. Learn more: goo.gl/qt1kaW https://t.co/TwFcXtvOhM
Congratulations to @UTAustin alum James Allison on being awarded the Nobel Prize for his work in cancer research. Texas continues to be a leader in breakthrough research and innovation in healthcare. news.utexas.edu/2018/10/01/ut-…
Celebrating #NASA60th. The endless frontier of innovation & discovery today begins in Texas, proud home of the nation’s astronaut corps, International @Space_Station mission operations, the Orion crew & a host of future space developments at @NASA_Johnson Space Center. https://t.co/kAkscWlnMQ
A State Disaster Declaration has been issued for three Texas counties impacted by severe weather & flooding. https://t.co/jw46YGH2KS
Given the freedom to aspire & access to the tools needed to succeed, hardworking Texans have grown the most new jobs in the nation over the last 12 months. #TexasWorks https://t.co/h5hvuNIHjk
New Sterling Lumber Company facility will create new jobs and bring over $30 million in capital investment to @cityoflufkin goo.gl/YaLAVN
Businesses large & small invest in Texas because of our high-quality workforce. That’s one of the reasons the nation’s top CEOs continually rank Texas as the Best State for Business. #TexasWorks https://t.co/2mNQFMggT2
Texas leads the nation in personal income growth. More Texans are working than ever before as jobs are growing across industries, from manufacturing & construction to professional & business services & more. #TexasWorks https://t.co/y5VpRm7QGa
Texas women are growing businesses at a faster rate than all employers in the Lone Star State. San Antonio & Austin are tops in the nation for growth in job creation by women business owners, per @americanexpress. #TexasWorks https://t.co/yeZF5n0lZ7
RT @CockrellSchool: Introducing the J. Mike Walker Department of Mechanical Engineering🤘👍 #TexasEngineering & @TAMUEngineering alumnus J. M…
Texas is No. 1 for jobs created by Hispanic women business owners. Texas is also home to 10 of the top 25 best cities for Hispanic entrepreneurs, as ranked by @WalletHub. #TexasWorks https://t.co/uuMRjzHN9U
Announcing a $2 million grant from the Texas Military Preparedness Commission’s to be used for the buildout of the recently announced @USArmy Futures Command coming to #Austin. goo.gl/Sgv81F
RT @TxDPS: Flash flooding is the number 1 weather-related killer in Texas. Heavy rain is forecast across parts Texas through tomorrow. Visi…
Texas is No. 1 for jobs created by veteran business owners & by veteran women business owners. More of the best places for vets to live are found in Texas, including San Antonio, McKinney, New Braunfels & more. #TexasWorks charts.militarytimes.com/chart/6 https://t.co/tS9yEB6b3B
Texas has now added 394,500 jobs over the past 12 months, with 32,000 added in August. #TexasWork https://t.co/I1QMmoazah
RT @TXWorkforce: Transfer your #military service into college credits & expedite your transition into the #Texas workforce: https://t.co/3A…
Texas is No. 1 for jobs created by African-American business owners. Austin, San Antonio & Houston are among the nation’s Top 10 cities where African-Americans are doing the best economically, per @Forbes. #TexasWorks https://t.co/epa59uhCgZ
Texas is No. 1 for jobs created by African-American women business owners; they are adding jobs at a faster rate than all U.S. employers, according to recently released Census data. #TexasWorks https://t.co/FWZ70TQ9gQ
The new Regional Center for Public Safety Excellence @STCPR will provide cutting-edge technology, innovative education and world-class training for law enforcement and members of the public. gov.texas.gov/news/post/gove… https://t.co/6HtLZajWnE
Wishing all who observe an easy fast and a meaningful Yom Kippur. https://t.co/MVj9ujTqL2
RT @TexasEconDev: Congratulations #Frisco, Texas for ranking No. 1 on @MONEY's Best Places to Live in the nation list! #BestPlacestoLive #T…
The United States Constitution has served as the foundation of our great country for 231 years. Happy #ConstitutionDay. https://t.co/LlPpQuTroV
State Disaster Declaration issued for Texas counties impacted by severe weather and flooding. Please heed warnings from local officials and be prepared. bit.ly/2NfWtPs
RT @TxDPS: On the heels of heavy rainfall in our state, Texans are urged to closely monitor the potential tropical system moving toward the…
ICYMI — video from today’s Star of Texas Awards ceremony honoring peace officers, firefighters & first responders for their extraordinary heroism in service to their communities & to Texas. tlchouse.granicus.com/MediaPlayer.ph… https://t.co/TnV029Z2P9
Honoring peace officers, firefighters and first responders with the Star of Texas Awards for their extraordinary heroism in service to their communities and to Texas. bit.ly/2MnZXdL https://t.co/UJr1R4nGQN
“As we unite in reflection and remembrance, I ask for your prayers for the 9/11 families, for all of the injured and fallen first responders, and for members of our military who still serve in harm’s way.” – Governor Greg Abbott https://t.co/Lp7WYUR9ZV
Texas is taking steps to prepare for a potential tropical system expected to impact the state. Urging all Texans to take precautions and review their emergency plans to prepare now. bit.ly/2x0lLq1 https://t.co/002wLR6mDq
RT @TxDPS: Texans should prepare for continued heavy rainfall and potential flash flooding today. If you’re traveling, please remember to s…
RT @TxDPS: Severe weather is expected across much of the state this weekend – be sure to monitor changing weather conditions in your area.…
RT @TxDOT: Flood water is dangerous – do not put yourself & first responders at risk by driving or wading into flooded areas! #turnarounddo…
RT @TxDPS: Keep an eye on the weather and your speedometer. Slow down in rainy weather and make sure you check the weather forecast before…
RT @txtf1: With the potential for heavy rains and flash flooding through this weekend, TX-TF1 has activated and pre-positioned Water Rescue…
Innovative businesses like Amazon continue to grow jobs in communities all across the Lone Star State because of our growing & highly skilled workforce—Texas’ greatest natural resource. bit.ly/2Nx9ROR https://t.co/M158B8OZnS
ICYMI – women entrepreneurs, for advice on how to start, operate, grow & sustain your business, register today for the Governor’s Small Business Forum for Women in DFW on 9/13. #WomenOwned twitter.com/TexasEconDev/s…
Austin, Dallas, San Antonio, McAllen & Houston named among America’s top 15 “boomtowns” by @CNBC for “job opportunities, thriving businesses and an abundance of places to live.” cnbc.com/2018/08/31/us-… https://t.co/1FiIpMgoGq
@TexasFLCA joined the Outstanding Women in Texas Government awards ceremony honoring women in state service who are helping to shape the future of Texas by contributing their notable talents and skills. gov.texas.gov/news/post/firs… https://t.co/Aa2U7gC8Ej
Critical to our nation’s defense, the 15 major military installations in Texas & the new Army Futures Command are also key to the state’s growing economy. The Governor’s Committee to Support the Military is another example of our unwavering commitment. bit.ly/2NhRw8i https://t.co/e41xtQYyxu
RT @TxDPS: Tropical Storm Gordon may cause flooding in parts of the state this week. Some roadways may be blocked with a barricade, and it…
RT @TCEQ: Gov. Abbott named Jon Niermann as the new chairman of the TCEQ. See go.usa.gov/xPcTe for more. Congratulations Chairman Ni…
With its robust infrastructure, immense resources & top-notch workforce, the region is rich with opportunity for economic development. The launch of AR-TX REDI sends a clear signal: Texarkana is open for business. bit.ly/2NQmRM6 https://t.co/O64Ssa3nc1
RT @NWSHouston: Heavy rainfall will be possible today through Monday morning, particularly along and east of the Hwy 59 corridor. Know the…
The spirit of Texas & the resilience of our communities inspires the nation. #RebuildingTexas #TexasStrong today.tamu.edu/2018/05/22/agr…
RT @RebuildTXtoday: The Governor's Commission To Rebuild Texas | Issue 27 Reflections on a Year of Recovery: Take a moment to read through…
The spirit of Texas & the resilience of our communities inspires the nation. #RebuildingTexas #TexasStrong twitter.com/Rebuild_TX/sta…
The unwavering commitment of the President, VP, Cabinet members, Congress & our federal partners, including the dedicated professionals of FEMA, Army Corp of Engineers, SBA & more, has been critical as Texas rebuilds even stronger than before. 08/29/17 goo.gl/7jDS6s https://t.co/2HWkFqLz61
New 50,000 square foot @Cognizant facility will create over 1,000 new jobs and $8 million in capital investment for Texas and the Irving community. bit.ly/2wsj3tP https://t.co/XyQVoXnSVz
The spirit of Texas & the resilience of our communities inspires the nation. #RebuildingTexas #TexasStrong texastribune.org/2018/08/17/yea…
We are grateful for the support of neighboring governors, for immediate resources offered by businesses & for emergency responders, relief organizations, work crews & citizens who traveled from far & near to assist our communities. 08/28/17 goo.gl/7jDS6s https://t.co/Bmuy5vkeip
@BetsyDeVosEd announces @usedgov will provide $2.5 million in emergency assistance to higher ed institutions in Texas following Hurricane Harvey. ed.gov/news/press-rel…
The spirit of Texas & the resilience of our communities inspires the nation. #RebuildingTexas #TexasStrong tpr.org/post/harvey-da…
We thank the tireless professionals of the U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Army, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Navy, Texas National Guard, Texas State Guard, Texas DPS, Texas Task Force 1 & 2, Texas Parks & Wildlife & all state agencies & first responders. 08/27/17 goo.gl/7jDS6s https://t.co/rzpGg2EDll
Flags in Texas lowered to half-staff in honor of U.S. Senator John McCain. bit.ly/2MQFG4I https://t.co/FGyXKZwGjN
The spirit of Texas & the resilience of our communities inspires the nation. #RebuildingTexas #TexasStrong https://t.co/7yCzwAeiX2
Looking back on a year of recovery after #HurricaneHarvey. In gratitude for all the #HeroesNextDoor. twitter.com/Rebuild_TX/sta…
One thing Hurricane Harvey could not destroy was the spirit of Texans, and that is truly inspiring. Thanks to the city of Rockport for their resiliency, selflessness, and inspiring perseverance. bit.ly/2MPXo8q https://t.co/j79LMgZkKB
In each community, it was because of the courage & calm leadership of local emergency managers, elected officials, law enforcement, first responders & everyday Texans & Americans that so many lives were spared. 08/26/17 goo.gl/7jDS6s https://t.co/37an7wlNC3
Statement on passing of U.S. Senator John McCain. https://t.co/auG7mDnuxw
Harvey threatened nearly 50,000 square miles of Texas & more than 8.8 million Texans in the region. In total, 60 counties were to be included in the State Disaster Declaration & 53 counties in the Presidential Disaster Declaration. 08/25/17 goo.gl/7jDS6s https://t.co/A6isHaT3J1
The worst of storms brought out the best in people. In gratitude for all who came to our aid on this day one year ago today, & to all who opened their hearts & their wallets to help our families in rebuilding their homes, their businesses & their dreams. #TexasStrong https://t.co/j4r0Q2UsEK
Honored to receive award from Houston Councilman @cmDaveMartin in recognition of the state’s role in disaster recovery efforts. Thank you for your work helping Houston to recover and rebuild after Harvey. https://t.co/rEkMVDvQJ4
Looking back on a year of recovery after #HurricaneHarvey. In gratitude for all of the #HeroesNextDoor. twitter.com/TeamRubicon/st…
With innovative technology companies, emerging startups, a rich pool of talent and world-class universities, Texas is the ideal location to help launch the @USArmy's Futures Command. goo.gl/1ubKRZ https://t.co/9skNXT20eE
Harvey threatened nearly 50,000 square miles of Texas & more than 8.8 million Texans in the region. In total, 60 counties were to be included in the State Disaster Declaration & 53 counties in the Presidential Disaster Declaration. 08/25/17 goo.gl/7jDS6s https://t.co/f7PLnEMltg
“We mourn every life lost. Losses cut deep. And the road to recovery will be long. But we are Texans. We are Americans. And we will rebuild Texas. Together.” - Governor Greg Abbott #TexasStrong https://t.co/o0p5WXC0nx
Looking back on a year of recovery after #HurricaneHarvey. In gratitude for all of the #HeroesNextDoor. twitter.com/TxDPS/status/9…
RT @armyfutures: LTG (P) John M. Murray had the opportunity to meet with Texas Governor @GregAbbott_TX today where they discussed the futur…
Governor Abbott elevates state agency readiness levels in advance of what is to become the most significant tropical cyclone rainfall event in U.S. history, with more than 60 inches recorded after making landfall as a Cat-4 hurricane. 08/23/17 goo.gl/7jDS6s https://t.co/V3t4joPBgJ
WATCH: By working with teachers and administrators, we can fulfill our joint obligation to ensure the next generation of Texans are prepared for the challenges of tomorrow. https://t.co/FzHew4L4Xe
“The overwhelming outpouring of support, resources & prayers from individuals, churches, businesses, emergency responders & officials from around the country...has been truly inspiring.” - Governor Greg Abbott #TexasStrong https://t.co/Hh7sCifYe5
Looking back on a year of recovery after #HurricaneHarvey. In gratitude for all of the #HeroesNextDoor. twitter.com/USCG/status/90…
 
 
 
 
 
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