Official news from the Office of Texas Governor Greg Abbott. You can follow the governor's personal feed @GregAbbott_TX
OTD in 1969, the world watched as Apollo 11 launched on an unprecedented mission to land astronauts on the surface of the moon, fueled by American ingenuity & guided by @NASA_Johnson in Houston. #Apollo50th https://t.co/cNrP8sA1RR
U.S. Army Sgt. Maj. James G. Sartor of Texas was killed in action 07/13 in Afghanistan. The flags at the Texas Capitol are half-staff until sunset today to honor this brave warrior who gave the last full measure of devotion to our country. armytimes.com/news/your-army… https://t.co/jrYWHrhlJU
RT @TxDPS: #TropicalStormBarry is expected to make landfall in Louisiana tomorrow morning. Residents in SE Texas are urged to monitor weath…
RT @TexasVeterans: #TexasVeterans Benefits Fair in Lubbock this Saturday, July 13. For details, click on ow.ly/ENEM50uXSwN @TexasVLB
ICYMI: Congratulations to San Antonio! #MilitaryCityUSA to host 2020 DoD Warrior Games showcasing the resilient spirit of our nation’s wounded warriors and #veterans. expressnews.com/news/local/art…
JUST ANNOUNCED: Texas named the 2019 Best State to Start a Business by @WalletHub, topping all states for best business environment. #TexasBests #Entrepreneurs https://t.co/RqTmmInUXZ
The Governor’s Mansion is lit blue tonight for Fallen Law Enforcement Officer Day in Texas. The State of Texas is grateful for our law enforcement officers who risk their lives to keep us safe. #BackTheBlue https://t.co/5S4MWyrVZb
Texas leads all states as a talent magnet & is by far the "stickiest" state, with more than 82% of those born here staying here. Because the future is here in Texas. #TexasWorks https://t.co/WTCXo5P6vB
Texas leads all states as a talent magnet & is by far the “stickiest” state, with more than 82% of those born here staying here. Because the future is here in Texas. #TexasWorks https://t.co/Vfcdd067oD
Disaster declared for Cameron, Hidalgo, and Willacy Counties. bit.ly/2YhsiJn https://t.co/oNoEaKCXyb
Texas is home to four of the top 10 cities in the nation for starting a business — Austin, Dallas, San Antonio & Houston. The future is here in Texas. #TexasWorks https://t.co/6pBpcfMqH7
Texas leads the nation in job creation over the last 12 months; that job growth is diverse, with gains in 10 major industry sectors. The future is here in Texas. #TexasWorks https://t.co/PAhPm6iYiI
RT @txmusicoffice: WATCH: The TMO will certify @VisitSanAngelo as a Music Friendly Community on Thursday, June 27th at The House of Fifi Du…
RT @TexasGameWarden: Overnight, Texas Game Wardens stationed in Cameron/Hidalgo County assisted local officials of DDC 21 in the RGV in res…
Texas is again the top state for commercial real estate development & for the jobs those investments create. The future is here in Texas. bit.ly/2XxAJDd #TexasWorks https://t.co/owp3inXsAZ
Texas wins 7th Gold Shovel Award for business expansion, capital investment & job creation. Businesses continue to invest here & grow jobs here — because the future is here in Texas. #TexasWorks bit.ly/2F7TDWF https://t.co/bcUTcVw1mj
Texas is deploying 1,000 National Guard troops to deal with the escalating humanitarian crisis at the southern border. gov.texas.gov/news/post/gove… #txlege
BOOM: Texas hits a new historic low unemployment rate of 3.5 percent in May and leads the nation for jobs added over the last 12 months. #TexasWorks #txlege https://t.co/0qhzDXMgFF
OTD in 1924, Medal of Honor recipient Audie Murphy — the most decorated American soldier of World War II — is born in Texas. Learn more about his heroism >>> txmedalofhonor.com/#/recipient/e3… #NeverForget #MOH https://t.co/Wi3GXREx1D
“Congress Must Act: Governor Greg Abbott says Texas will commit $1 billion to border security efforts.” #txlege https://t.co/Bc21WE4s45
Today we celebrate freedom and honor the African-Americans who helped to grow Texas from the bounty of the land, from the sweat of their toil and from the passion of their dreams. #Juneteenth https://t.co/8h5KBUxCeU
“Don’t Mess with Texas: Governor Greg Abbott unleashing common-sense freedoms all across the state.” video.foxnews.com/v/604952660100…
Texas raises a toast to freedom. Legislation has been signed to allow for beer-to-go sales in the Lone Star State. Cheers! #txlege https://t.co/KL2vOADPpD
JUST IN: Legislation has been signed to allow beer-to-go in Texas and reduce burdensome regulations on the beer and wine industry gov.texas.gov/news/post/gove… #txlege https://t.co/P81Yy75Aqh
RT @GregAbbott_TX: Are you tired of deceptive calls from telemarketers? I just signed a law out-lawing it in Texas. Thanks #txlege https…
Thank you to the brave men and women who defend and protect America. Happy 244th Birthday U.S. Army! twitter.com/USArmy/status/…
Legislation has been signed to increase preparedness for future disaster events and provide relief for Harvey-impacted areas.#txlege https://t.co/r7yeN20VkB
Legislation has been signed to better prepare the state against future disasters and provide relief for Harvey-impacted areas. bit.ly/2F6KA8u #txlege https://t.co/jv20QVfpRt
WATCH: Legislation has been signed to rein in skyrocketing property taxes in Texas. #txlege https://t.co/PBrgVj2lyV
Legislation has been signed to cap property taxes and provide tax reform to homeowners and businesses across Texas. bit.ly/2X9nAQv #txlege https://t.co/tyM59f7WhA
WATCH: Legislation reforming school finance, increasing teacher pay, and providing property tax relief has been signed into law. #txlege https://t.co/faFkrOesBo
Landmark legislation has been signed to reform school finance, increase teacher pay, and provide property tax relief. bit.ly/2XDGVWV #txlege https://t.co/ow48Vgz5P6
Regulations are being waived to help get power back on in North Texas following severe weather. gov.texas.gov/news/post/gove… #txlege
Regulations are being waived to help get power back on in North Texas following severe weather. gov.texas.gov/news/post/gove… #txlege
Regulations are being waived to help get power back on in North Texas following severe weather. gov.texas.gov/news/post/gove… #txlege
RT @GregAbbott_TX: Texas is protecting your right to earn a living with a law that prevents an occupational license from being denied or re…
@TxDPS will provide support to @DallasPD in their efforts to reduce violent crime and protect the communities in and around Dallas gov.texas.gov/news/post/gove… #txlege
WATCH: Legislation to enhance school safety and expand access to mental health resources to make Texas schools safer has been signed into law. #txlege https://t.co/HR8G1WFuT3
Legislation has been signed into law to make Texas schools safer for students and teachers. Learn more: gov.texas.gov/news/post/gove… #txlege
On this 75th Anniversary of D-Day, we pay solemn tribute to the greatest generation, who fought to protect the freedom of the world. Their legacy is ours to keep. #NeverForget #DDay75 https://t.co/TtHQT2C9Fm
WATCH: Legislation combating human trafficking and sexual assault have been signed into law, delivering justice for survivors. #txlege https://t.co/uYmCsc0d22
Texas is taking action to ensure the safety of communities along the coast, and remains at the ready to provide any additional resources that might be needed. Heed the direction of local officials and closely monitor the weather conditions. bit.ly/2wEk3ux https://t.co/vFo66I0jQY
RT @GregAbbott_TX: I just signed a law allowing you to order beer and wine from retailers to be delivered to your home. Enjoy responsibly…
RT @GregAbbott_TX: I just signed the law that bans red light cameras in Texas. #txlege https://t.co/AyF28hxGwO
Proud to host BSA Girls Troop 19 for a flag-raising ceremony on the Texas Capitol grounds to commemorate passage by Congress OTD in 1919 of the 19th Amendment granting women the right to vote. The future of Texas is bright. https://t.co/k6ErADn3Ts
Hurricane season begins tomorrow. See these seven steps to take NOW to help protect your family, pets and property >>> bit.ly/2XdBxts #txwx https://t.co/t0uAT3NmMM
Working together this session, the Texas legislature tackled some of state’s most pressing issues – including school finance and property tax reform, disaster preparedness, school safety, and so much more. #txlege https://t.co/8MlK2giFZz
RT @TxDPS: Severe weather is expected across Texas this afternoon & evening. Heavy rain & potential flooding are expected, and areas of Nor…
RT @GoldmanCraig: Thank you @GregAbbott_TX for signing Molly Jane’s Law today in memory of my constituent Molly Jane Matheson. Thanks to my…
A growing workforce means a growing economy: Texas is the No. 1 relocation destination in the nation. prnewswire.com/news-releases/… https://t.co/g4XDttXf77
On this solemn day, we remember all those who have paid the ultimate sacrifice in service to our great nation. While we can never repay the debt we owe to our servicemen and women – today, and every day, we honor them. https://t.co/YUtLYpwq7t
@SenJaneNelson & @RepJohnZerwas took action this session to help #Harvey hit communities continue to recover, while ensuring Texas is better prepared for the next storm. #txlege https://t.co/ETxKe9y1zG
Nothing is more important than the safety and security of our students and educators. Through the leadership of @DrGregBonnen, Texas delivered on this issue to ensure safer campuses across the state. #txlege https://t.co/3lYPKeSJ43
The Texas Plan is a historic investment in our public education system. Thanks to @DanHuberty and @SenLarryTaylor for championing HB3 on behalf of students, educators, and taxpayers across Texas. #txlege https://t.co/w9nqhqZ75k
Texans demanded property tax reform and this session @TeamBettencourt & @Burrows4Texas led the effort to deliver it. Texans are not tenants of their own land and shouldn’t be treated as such. #txlege https://t.co/c1iDisv3rR
Laredo is now the No. 1 port in the nation for trade. #TopTexasTouts #txlege lmtonline.com/local/article/… https://t.co/lJ28KpLnCc
RT @teainfo: Commissioner Morath was honored to join @GovAbbott, @DanPatrick, @RepDennisBonnen & conferees at the HB 3 press conference. Th…
RT @HPOUTX: Thank you to @GovAbbott @DanPatrick and the entire #TXlege for providing a grant for level 4 heavy vests capable of stopping ri…
Rockport named among best coastal small towns in the nation. #txlege caller.com/story/news/loc… https://t.co/76kekpKn80
RT @TxDPS: Several rounds of storms are expected to hit throughout the evening. The Panhandle, Southern Plains & North TX are facing the gr…
Welcoming India Ambassador @HarshShringLa to the Texas Capitol to discuss the importance of the oil and gas, healthcare, manufacturing, and IT sectors, as well as the need for skills-based training opportunities . #txlege bit.ly/2VCpGU3 https://t.co/cGNvDGyR7K
With the possibility for severe weather and tornadoes, the State of Texas is taking all necessary precautions to keep Texans safe. Learn more about safety tips you and your family can take to prepare. bit.ly/2LWaQbs https://t.co/FgTvfQNzYR
Today’s dedication ceremony of First Baptist Church’s new worship center and memorial ushers in a era of healing for the congregation and for the entire community of Sutherland Springs. bit.ly/2VUhy6I https://t.co/EfIlIM1ANt
A moment of silence will be held at 11 a.m. today to remember all those affected by the Santa Fe tragedy. gov.texas.gov/news/post/gove… https://t.co/8hIzSt4FgG
With a limitless frontier of opportunity, Texans are driven to succeed. That’s why the Lone Star State added 28,900 jobs in April, again hitting an all-time record low unemployment rate. #txlege https://t.co/MMzac5ismG
Encouraging all Texans to come together this Peace Officers Memorial Day to honor our fellow Texans, who sacrificed their lives to protect us. bit.ly/2HjOnAY https://t.co/9wypLwFDyO
RT @TexasHHSC: News release: State leaders call on all Texans to wear pink May 14 for women's health. hhs.texas.gov/about-hhs/comm… #NWHW #ISuppo…
Congratulations to all five McAllen ISD high schools for being recognized in @usnews' “Best High Schools Rankings 2019.” 👏 kveo.com/news/local-new…
RT @TravelTexas: #TravelMatters a great deal for Texas businesses, with travel spending directly contributing to 61,600 businesses across t…
Small business owners in Texas: Looking for training resources for your employees? The Texas Workforce Commission can help. #txlege youtu.be/zNLU-bpl_TE @TXWorkforce
Texas is big on small business. Start yours here today: 7 Steps to Start a Business in Texas >>> bit.ly/2LB2Lc3 #txlege https://t.co/MkIzMZ85SX
RT @TxDPS: Severe storms continue to impact parts of Texas today, and flooding remains a serious concern. Those in flood-prone areas can st…
The story of Texas has long been written by men & women willing to take a risk, to dig deep into their own pockets & stake their future on an idea. That pioneering spirit still fuels our shared prosperity today. #txlege #SmallBusinessWeek https://t.co/dysRxasBQC
Do not drive into flood waters or around barricades. People who do so are risking their own lives & the lives of first responders. #txlege https://t.co/i3UOCi8pEv
RT @TravelTexas: The travel industry has a big impact on Texas jobs. Did you know that travel supports one out of every ten Texas jobs? #Tr…
Thank you to the entrepreneurs & small business owners of Texas for the 4.7 million jobs you’ve created. Because of your initiative, investment & hard work, Texas leads the nation in small business job growth. #SmallBusinessWeek #txlege https://t.co/diITfv6woj
As Texans know all too well, hurricanes can inflict immense damage on our communities. That is why May 5-11 is Hurricane Preparedness Week. Learn more about precautions you and your family can take now as this season approaches. gov.texas.gov/news/post/gove…
As severe weather approaches, Texans should stay alert and heed warnings from local officials. #txlege gov.texas.gov/news/post/gove… https://t.co/JjPLSV27z3
As severe weather approaches, Texans should stay alert and heed warnings from local officials. #txlege gov.texas.gov/news/post/gove… https://t.co/IZZPXzYQkY
RT @RichardsonTX_PD: Today, May 6, 2019, the Officer David Sherrard Memorial Highway was signed into law by @GovAbbott. https://t.co/QVcJd8…
Texas is big on small business. During #SmallBusinessWeek and every week, we celebrate the 2.7 million small businesses in the Lone Star State. #txlege https://t.co/hwNnNTuhGu
Today, we join the families of fallen officers in mourning the tragic loss of life, but we also join them in celebrating their lives and the lasting impact they had on their communities and fellow officers. #PoliceMemorial2019 gov.texas.gov/news/post/gove…
BREAKING: Texas is again named the Best State for Business by the nation’s leading CEOs — now for the 15th year in a row. #GoBigInTexas bit.ly/2LnQibL https://t.co/P2wFiXBwzu
RT @TxDPS: Severe weather, along with heavy rainfall & flooding, continues to impact the state. Check watches/warnings in your area at http…
The Texas economy grew three times faster than the U.S. as a whole in the fourth quarter of 2018. #txlege https://t.co/AGjHXe5s38
Texas will disperse an additional $9 million in federal grant funding to increase security efforts along the border. # txlege gov.texas.gov/news/post/gove…
The Texas economy is the 10th largest when compared to the nations of the world, with a 2018 GDP of more than $1.775 trillion. #txlege https://t.co/8Z3GZS1Y0f
Great to meet with National Champions @BaylorWBB! https://t.co/t2cf5pxxIL
State resources have been deployed to North Texas in anticipation of severe weather. #txlege gov.texas.gov/news/post/gove…
Texas had the fastest-growing economy in the fourth quarter of 2018, and ended the year with a GDP of more than $1.775 trillion. #txlege https://t.co/bASYjsLk03
Great to work alongside @TXWorkforce and our colleges and universities through the Governor’s Summer Merit Program to provide Texas students with the STEM-based training they need to compete in the 21st century economy. gov.texas.gov/news/post/gove…
Statement on passage of SB 2, the property tax reform bill. #txlege https://t.co/Pwmb5EUXbA
RT @TexasEconDev: Attention historically underutilized businesses (HUBS)! The #HUB EXPO Spot Bid Fair in Irving on May 6-7 will offer infor…
RT @TxDPS: Interdiction for the Protection of Children Program Marks 10th Anniversary bit.ly/2vqLrvE
ICYMI: Houston unemployment rate lowest in more than a decade. #txlege #TexasWorks houstonchronicle.com/business/econo…
El Paso jobless rate drops to 3.9 percent. #txlege #TexasWorks twc.texas.gov/news/texas-add…
Unemployment rate drops in Beaumont-Port Arthur. #txlege #TexasWorks kfdm.com/news/local/une…
Amarillo and Bryan-College Station tie with Austin for third lowest unemployment rate. #txlege #TexasWorks twc.texas.gov/news/texas-add…
 
 
 
 
 
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