Official news from the Office of Texas Governor Greg Abbott. You can follow the governor's personal feed @GregAbbott_TX
Requesting a disaster designation for 8 counties in the #RGV directly impacted by #HurricaneHanna. This federal funding from @USDA will assist Texas agriculture producers affected by severe weather and flooding. gov.texas.gov/news/post/gove…
In El Paso yesterday to discuss the community’s ongoing efforts to combat #COVID19. The State of Texas has secured a variety of PPE and testing resources for the region to slow the spread of this virus, especially among vulnerable populations. gov.texas.gov/news/post/gove…
@GovAbbott responds to the #Austin city council defunding @Austin_Police $150 million today. “Some cities are more focused on political agendas than public safety...the legislature will take it up next session.” https://t.co/64nJWqAhe5
RT @PatrickSvitek: .@GovAbbott statement on Austin City Council voting to cut $150M from police budget — says “some cities are more focused…
Visiting with local leaders in Lubbock to discuss the community’s response to #COVID19. Texans should continue to heed guidance from @TexasDSHS — wear a mask, social distance, and stay home as much as possible. gov.texas.gov/news/post/gove…
RT @PatrickSvitek: On rising positivity rate, @GovAbbott says at Lubbock presser that it's "something that [DSHS] is investigating, and the…
RT @nicolecobler: .@GovAbbott in Lubbock warns that Texans shouldn't let up on social distancing measures during Labor Day: "It’s so import…
Proud to welcome Killdeer Mountain Manufacturing (KMM) to Texas. KMM will establish a new aerospace and aviation manufacturing facility in Kerrville. The facility will support 200 new jobs and generate more than $8M in capital investment. gov.texas.gov/news/post/gove…
Announcing the extension of the four temporary #COVID19 surge testing sites in Harris County. These testing locations will now remain open through August 29th. For more information ↓ @HHSGov gov.texas.gov/news/post/gove…
In Victoria County to discuss the community's ongoing response to #COVID19. Texans should continue to follow common-sense strategies to help mitigate the spread of the virus – including washing their hands, social distancing, and wearing a mask. gov.texas.gov/news/post/gove…
Meeting with local officials in Beaumont to discuss Jefferson County’s ongoing response to #COVID19. gov.texas.gov/news/post/gove…
RT @TDEM: Looking for a #COVID19 test in Texas? There are 1,740+ test locations statewide today. Follow these steps👇🏼 ✔️Visit: https://t.…
Announcing $1.1B in Quality Incentive Payment Program (QIPP) funds to support Texas nursing facilities that provide care for individuals receiving Medicaid. This funding will improve the quality of care and strengthen infection controls to better protect vulnerable Texans. https://t.co/OKnqVjXNfN
Announcing four federally-funded #COVID19 surge testing sites in Harris County. Testing site location information ↓ @HHSGov gov.texas.gov/news/post/gove…
On this #PurpleHeartDay — and every day — we honor the extraordinary heroes who have fought to defend our freedoms and were wounded or made the ultimate sacrifice in service to our great nation. https://t.co/jnIURPuaNM
@TexasFilmComm and @Texas4Women invite Texans in creative and tech industries to the free four-day Women in Tech & Innovation Forum on Sept. 1 through Sept. 4. Top tech leaders will host conversations on workplace practices, business funding, & more. gov.texas.gov/film/page/wome…
The @astros and @TDEM have teamed up to open a free #COVID19 testing site at Minute Maid Park. The testing site will be able to process 2,000 tests per day and will begin operations on Saturday, August 8th in Houston. gov.texas.gov/news/post/gove…
As flu season approaches, the State of Texas is working closely with medical experts, state legislators, and state agency heads to develop proactive strategies that will reduce the spread of the flu in the midst of the #COVID19 pandemic. gov.texas.gov/news/post/gove…
RT @TDEM: Looking for a #COVID19 test in TX? There are over 1,700 locations statewide to get a #COVID19 test today. Follow these steps👇🏼…
The Supply Chain Strike Force is also continuing to distribute PPE to meet the needs of Texas communities across the state. The @TDEM Warehouse has distributed the following PPE since the #COVID19 pandemic began: https://t.co/HpfnlUKrJl
Providing an update on Texas' distribution of PPE to school districts for the 2020-2021 academic year. As the Lone Star State approaches the upcoming school year, the health and safety of students, teachers, staff, & families remains our top priority. bit.ly/3i2k40Y https://t.co/PHP12blT3h
Happy 230th Birthday, @USCG! Thank you to the brave men and women of the U.S. Coast Guard for defending our shores since 1790. #AlwaysReady #CG230 https://t.co/r0Rm9gqUwz
@TexasHHSC has received federal approval to automatically provide replacement benefits for SNAP recipients for food lost or destroyed due to #HurricaneHanna in impacted counties. More information ⬇ gov.texas.gov/news/post/gove…
RT @TDEM: Looking for a #COVID19 test in TX? There are over 1,680 locations statewide to get a #COVID19 test today. Follow these steps👇🏼…
Flags are at half-staff in the County of El Paso in memory of those who lost their lives in a senseless and hateful attack one year ago today. https://t.co/CmLkAzT4sb
On World Day Against Trafficking in Persons, Texas stands in solidarity with the survivors of human trafficking and remains on the forefront of combating this heinous crime. Proud of @TexasFLCA’s leadership: gov.texas.gov/first-lady/pos… #EndHumanTrafficking #TexasSeesYou
Extending emergency SNAP food benefits through the month of August as the state continues to respond to #COVID19. @TexasHHSC @USDA For more information ↓ gov.texas.gov/news/post/gove…
@TexasHHSC is extending flexibilities to Medicaid & CHIP recipients & providers through Oct. 23, as the state continues to combat the #COVID19 pandemic. These flexibilities will minimize face-to-face interactions & ensure continuity of care for clients. bit.ly/2Xb4JTM
RT @TDEM: 🚨ATTN: #Texas homeowners and businesses🚨 Self-report damages from #HurricaneHanna and request volunteer assistance by clicking…
Announcing additional resources in the #RGV to help combat #COVID19, including the conversion of the McAllen Convention Center into a temporary healthcare facility to help meet the community’s hospital capacity needs. gov.texas.gov/news/post/gove…
Texas ranked Best Business Climate in America. As Texas responds to #COVID19 and revitalizes the economy, we will continue to focus on strategies to attract more employers to our state and create economic opportunity for every Texan. @bizfacilities #TexasBizStrong https://t.co/kTV21PtCNb
Visiting the Coastal Bend to survey storm damage left by #HurricaneHanna. Thank you to local officials for your leadership, especially given the additional challenges of #COVID19. Together we will restore and rebuild these communities. @TDEM gov.texas.gov/news/post/gove…
Thanks, @mayordarling. The State of Texas is rallying behind McAllen and the entire #RGV as communities respond to damage caused by #HurricaneHanna. #TexasStrong twitter.com/mayordarling/s…
Waiving the grade promotion requirement related to STAAR testing for the upcoming 2020-21 school year. More information: bit.ly/2CSwda1 @teainfo
Extending the early voting period for the November 3rd Election to give Texans greater flexibility to cast their ballots, while protecting themselves and others from #COVID19. In-person early voting will now begin on Tuesday, October 13 and continue through Friday, October 30. https://t.co/aq7qHhw2xF
FEMA has granted Texas’ request for Public Assistance Category B in response to damage caused by #HurricaneHanna. Texans should heed guidance from local officials as the storm continues to move through communities in South Texas. @FEMA @TDEM bit.ly/3024FaR
RT @TDEM: Hurricane #Hanna is making landfall just 6 mph shy of Category 2 status. @GovAbbott has issued a Disaster Declaration and has r…
State Disaster Declaration issued for 32 counties as Hurricane Hanna makes landfall on the Texas Coast. Texans in the #RGV, Coastal Bend, and surrounding areas are urged to follow the guidance from local officials and take shelter immediately. @TDEM bit.ly/2CGITAS
RT @TXWorkforce: Happy National Hire a Vet Day! We're proud to support businesses that are committed to hiring our heroes. Searching for…
RT @TDEM: The @NHC_Atlantic has issued a Hurricane Warning and Storm Surge Warning for parts of the Texas Coast as Tropical Storm #Hanna ap…
Extending automatic Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) renewals and waiving interview requirements to ensure Texans can continue to provide nutritious food for their families. More details: bit.ly/3jAgcWJ @TexasHHSC @USDA
Tropical Storm Hanna is heading for the Texas Coast. Stay alert, heed guidance from local officials, and get prepared. ↓ gov.texas.gov/hurricane twitter.com/nwscorpus/stat…
Placing numerous resources on standby across the state in anticipation of severe weather spurring from a Tropical Depression in the Gulf. Texans should heed the guidance from local officials & remain vigilant to keep themselves and their loved ones safe. bit.ly/3eQbP6d
U.S. Army Specialist Vincent S. Ibarria of San Antonio was killed on July 3rd in Afghanistan. Following services yesterday, the flags at the Texas Capitol are at half-staff today to honor his service and sacrifice for our country. ksat.com/news/local/202…
RT @TDEM: ⏰ Don’t wait, prepare your “Go-Kit” TODAY! Hurricane season is in full swing and #Texans must plan now to have essential supplies…
Announcing $118M in federal funding through the CARES Act to support higher education in Texas, including $93M to help students continue or restart their progress toward earning a post-secondary credential or degree. More information: bit.ly/3hs83BT
Urging Texans to remain vigilant and closely monitor weather conditions as a tropical disturbance in the Gulf is expected to impact parts of Texas this weekend. The State is taking precautionary steps to prepare resources for communities in the storm’s projected path. @TDEM https://t.co/86S5XxrJ1p
RT @TDEM: 👋🏽Good morning, #Texas! There are 1,084 locations statewide to get a #COVID19 test today. Need a test? Follow these steps👇🏼 ✔️Vi…
Meeting virtually with Cameron & Hidalgo County leaders to discuss our ongoing unified efforts to combat #COVID19 in the #RGV. The State of Texas will continue to provide the support & resources that communities need to protect public health & mitigate the spread of this virus. https://t.co/JAtSIcMqSq
Celebrating the 51st anniversary of the day America took "one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind," as Neil Armstrong & Buzz Aldrin became the first men to step on the Moon. This historic event is a crowning achievement of American ingenuity. @NASA_Johnson #Apollo11 https://t.co/1ayrnvAHdC
Texas flags have been lowered to half-staff to honor the life and legacy of Congressman John Lewis. https://t.co/20PLedlimu
RT @CityOfArlington: Be Kind, Be Safe, Be Healthy! From his studio in @DTarlington, listen to 16-time GRAMMY® winning artist, songwriter an…
$200M in CARES Act funding will be allocated to @teainfo for the purchase of eLearning devices and home internet solutions to enable remote learning during the #COVID19 pandemic for Texas students that lack connectivity. More information ↓ bit.ly/39hMVvr
51 years ago today, the world watched as #Apollo11 successfully launched the first astronauts to land on the moon. Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, and Michael Collins were aboard the rocket to complete this historic mission, with the guidance of @NASA_Johnson in Houston. 📸: @NASA https://t.co/MQpzcVKfKg
Joining @SecretarySonny to sign the Shared Stewardship agreement. This agreement is an important step in renewing our commitment to land conservation and responsible forest management. ✔️ @USDA @TXForestService @TPWDnews https://t.co/9e2wo0t34H
The modernization of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) is a historic win for America and Texas. By cutting red tape, these reforms will better equip our nation's infrastructure and transform the lives of American workers. ✅ #NEPA https://t.co/ZuxQmGpC9C
The @DeptofDefense will surge resources to the Rio Grande Valley to help combat #COVID19. The U.S. Army Urban Augmentation Medical Task Force will provide medical and support professionals needed in #RGV hospitals. More information: bit.ly/30f36VT
The Governor’s Public Safety Office will provide $41M in federal funds to assist cities and counties throughout the #COVID19 response. The first round of funds, totaling $7M, will be distributed this week. More information: bit.ly/2C6llFj https://t.co/6ymCrTgwkh
RT @CityOfArlington: #ArlingtonTX Mayor Jeff Williams is excited to join the @yallwearamask campaign, alongside @MayorBetsyPrice and @Cityo…
#ICYMI: Hall-Of-Fame pitcher Nolan Ryan is reminding Texans to do their part to combat #COVID19. This includes: ☑️ Social distancing in public ☑️ Wearing a face covering ☑️ Washing your hands regularly https://t.co/kN6fIfRqjR
The @DeptofDefense has activated additional U.S. Army Urban Augmentation Medical Task Forces (UAMTF) to assist Texas' efforts to combat #COVID19. UAMTF and U.S. Navy teams are being deployed to support medical needs in hospitals across the state. bit.ly/3026DXE https://t.co/kgxFStiwaC
@HHSGov has extended federal support of Community Based Testing Sites in Dallas and Houston through July 31, 2020 as the state continues to respond to #COVID19. For testing location information: covidtest.tdem.texas.gov https://t.co/ydKKbOm5vs
Omnicare is partnering with the State of Texas to increase #COVID19 testing in assisted living facilities and nursing homes throughout the state. @CVSHealth | More details ↓ bit.ly/2ZUKYAA https://t.co/171fr7TRsw
RT @SecBrouillette: Texas has long fueled our nation with its abundant oil and gas supplies, and with the support of DOE investment, it wil…
Thank you to those who fought and continue to fight for our great nation. ⠀ Have a safe and happy Fourth of July. 🇺🇸 https://t.co/4hs1dehTCf
Wearing a face covering in public is proven to be one of the most effective ways to slow the spread of #COVID19 while continuing to keep Texas businesses open. Texans should wear a face covering for the health of their families, friends, and for all fellow Texans. https://t.co/5oWVfZMsph
RT @TexasHHSC: News Release: @GovAbbott and Texas HHSC today announced that $2.67 billion in federal funding has been approved to support T…
#USMCA is now in effect! This monumental trade agreement is a win for the Lone Star State and America. https://t.co/waGmPr1uWf
Taking executive action to contain the spread of #COVID19. More information: bit.ly/2BfAX8J https://t.co/TjRHa06nw9
RT @TDEM: An effort every #Texan can join in on. 👇🏼 ✔️Stay 6 ft apart ✔️Wear a mask ✔️Stay home if you feel sick Together, we can #Stop…
@TDEM in partnership with @TXMilitary will begin distributing 3-ply surgical masks to EVERY Texan who undergoes #COVID19 testing at state-run test collection sites. Texans can find testing site locations here ➡️ bit.ly/3hSdKtX https://t.co/Zv3mcOrm46
Nuevo anuncio de servicio público #COVID19 en Español: La Dra. Amneris Luque de @UTSWNews aconseja a los Texanos usar una máscara, lavarse las manos con frecuencia y de manera eficaz, y continuar practicando el distanciamiento social. https://t.co/J1lReD4rML
We need ALL Texans to follow the safety protocols from our team of medical experts including: ☑️ Staying home if you are sick or at risk ☑️ Sanitizing your hands ☑️ Social distancing ☑️ Wearing face coverings or masks #COVID19 @TexasDSHS
Providing an update on Texas’ continued response to #COVID19. Texans and Texas businesses should continue to follow the minimum standard health protocols established by @TexasDSHS to mitigate the spread of this virus. bit.ly/2YWjYQR https://t.co/YrGwu7PfO7
NEW: Study shows U.S. military installations in Texas create an economic impact of $123.6 billion and support more than 630,000 jobs in communities across the Lone Star State. bit.ly/2AYxcVc https://t.co/lm7h1LpW81
Today marks the 155th anniversary of the date that news of the Emancipation Proclamation arrived in Texas. We celebrate and recognize the freedom Juneteenth represents. Texas continues to stand for liberty for all. https://t.co/02AdKYngx0
As the Lone Star State continues to combat #COVID19, it’s important for every Texan to do their part. This includes: ☑️ Washing your hands ☑️ Practicing social distancing ☑️ Wearing a mask
Providing an update on Texas’ abundant hospital capacity as the state continues to combat #COVID19. @TexasDSHS @TDEM @TexasHHSC bit.ly/3hxRXHG https://t.co/h0AjXk8sNB
WATCH: New PSA from Dallas Cowboys Linebacker @thejaylonsmith, “Wear A Mask On And Off The Field." @dallascowboys | #COVID19 https://t.co/HUEEkktiic
Happy Birthday to the @USArmy. Thank you for your service and dedication to our great nation. #ArmyStrong https://t.co/G4MCAw1lB5
243 years ago today, the United States adopted our nation’s flag. As we celebrate #FlagDay, may we remember Old Glory’s enduring symbol of freedom and all the men and women who have sacrificed to defend it. https://t.co/QMXUk8fJBQ
New #COVID19 PSA from baseball Hall-Of-Famer, Nolan Ryan: “Don't Be A Knucklehead.” https://t.co/kN6fIfRqjR
Congratulations to San Antonio native and @TexasTech alum, General Charles Brown on his historic confirmation as the next Chief of Staff of the @usairforce. General Brown is a great Texan and a great American. twitter.com/mike_pence/sta…
Expanding testing in communities disproportionately impacted by #COVID19. @TDEM @TexasDSHS @TXMilitary bit.ly/2MC9e4e https://t.co/yq24Cvo4pP
At the @TXMotorSpeedway in Fort Worth for the first professional sporting event in the Lone Star State since March. Thanks for having us, @IndyCar. #Genesys300 https://t.co/sI2lGRp0kD
As with any hurricane season, preparedness is key—and the State of Texas is taking comprehensive action to prepare for Tropical Storm Cristobal and any potential storms or hurricanes that may impact the Lone Star State. @TDEM | More details: bit.ly/3dDLtES https://t.co/Eqr5eHuxSo
We will seize on this moment in history to bridge the divide that exists. https://t.co/mmrYvN5j8x
@TexasHHSC is extending emergency SNAP benefits for the month of June. These funds will help Texans in need provide for their families as Texas continues to respond to the #COVID19 pandemic. bit.ly/3gVXnMs https://t.co/dx78nUJ48v
Title 32 has been extended through mid-August for the brave men and women in the @USNationalGuard. Thanks to @POTUS for extending this funding as we continue our efforts to mitigate the spread of #COVID19. whitehouse.gov/presidential-a…
Via Executive Order, Phase III begins immediately. A breakdown of Phase III can be found below: #OpenTexasStrikeForce #TexasBizStrong ✅ https://t.co/fcGR7JDt60
Announcing Phase III of Texas' plan to safely open the economy while containing the spread of #COVID19 As with previous phases, the Phase III plan is based on the advice and support of the four doctors on the @GSF_OpenTexas medical team. bit.ly/36YtFBL https://t.co/adpU9sDDzt
RT @TravelTexas: "Hey Alexa, show me a perfect Texas sunset!" 📷 by: @larry.mo As Texas begins to reopen our doors, we ask that you be a g…
A Texas-sized thank you to @TexasHumor for your help on this PSA. twitter.com/jaybsauceda/st…
Write This Down, Take a Little Note from the King of Country, @GeorgeStrait. https://t.co/s6Rho1GEgC
Requesting a disaster designation from @SBAgov to access the disaster loan program for Polk County residents affected by major tornado damage sustained in April 2020. More information: bit.ly/2TK2hlP https://t.co/TzBf4h6dJD
Today we mourn the loss of a great Texan, but we also remember his tremendous life & the legacy he leaves behind. Congressman Sam Johnson was a fearless patriot and an American hero, & we are incredibly proud & fortunate to have called him a fellow Texan. bit.ly/3cc3zw2
We’ve implemented a strategy that enables Texans to get back to work while mitigating further spread of #COVID19. Amarillo is an example of this strategy in action. Surge response teams are containing hot spots & protecting the health & safety of Texans. bit.ly/36z4Zzw https://t.co/XXbWJaAmOG
@TexasHHSC announced $3.6M in funding for nursing facilities to purchase tablets, webcams, and headphones to connect residents with their loved ones during the #COVID19 pandemic. More information: bit.ly/2TJq7Oe https://t.co/JkjYSEp7y4
Expanding additional services & activities that can open under Phase II. Water parks, recreational sport programs for adults, drivers education programs, & food-court dining areas within shopping malls can begin operations w/ limited occupancy this week. bit.ly/3grJBAH https://t.co/0oGGuZGfbA
We honor those who sacrificed for our freedom, today and every day. #MemorialDay https://t.co/6IqRv5K2Rq
 
 
 
 
 
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