Official news from the Office of Texas Governor Greg Abbott. You can follow the governor's personal feed @GregAbbott_TX
Texas leads the nation with the largest job gains in December & the largest job gains for 2018. #TexasWorks…
January is #HumanTraffickingAwareness Month. Join the fight to protect children from sexual exploitation. Recognize the danger signs. Help victims recover & restore their well-being. Bring justice to perpetrators.
RT @txmusicoffice: The Texas Music Office had the honor today of joining living legend and #ElPaso native Vikki Carr as she was inducted in…
@GovAbbott speaks at #Texas Women's Hall of Fame Luncheon
Learn more about the Texas Women's Hall of Fame honorees and how each of these women have left their own unique mark on the Lone Star State. @Texas4Women
@rossramsey: Could it be that @GovAbbott @DanPatrick @RepDennisBonnen are actually in sync? It’s looking that way… #txlege
ICYMI – “Abbott said the state must pay teachers more, provide a better education to students & make schools safer.” #txlege…
ICYMI – “Abbott stressed he won't be satisfied with anything less than a landmark overhaul of education & taxes.”… #txlege
ICYMI: Texans praise @GovAbbott’s call to reform school finance and raise teacher pay. #txlege
“All of this we can do. All of this we must do. Because we live in the greatest state in America, and we have an obligation to make it even better.” – Governor Greg Abbott, Inaugural Address, January 15, 2019
RT @TXsecofstate: On National #HumanTraffickingAwarenessDay, we are proud to announce Texas Businesses Against Trafficking – TX companies t…
Texas leads all states in corporate relocation & expansion projects. Our greatest natural resource is our young & growing workforce; they are powering this incredible economic expansion. #txlege
RT @TexasEconDev: Texas ranks #1 for #womenentrepreneurs according to @FitSmallBiz!
The state of Texas is exceptional. We lead the nation as the best state for jobs & the best state for business. We are experiencing the fastest economic growth & continuing personal income growth. #txlege
Thanks to our skilled workforce & favorable business climate, Texas leads the nation as the top state for relocating businesses & jobs gained per @DallasFed. #TexasWorks…
ICYMI, San Angelo – @txmusicoffice is hosting a Music Friendly Community workshop tomorrow evening at 5:30 p.m. at the McNease Convention Center.…
Working together for an even stronger Texas. Among our top priorities, we must enact much-needed school finance & property tax reforms. This session, we will get it done. #txlege
As we begin another historic legislative session, we are called upon by the people of this great state to dare greatly. To address the challenges Texans cannot solve themselves. To make Texas even freer, stronger, safer & smarter. #txlege
To the members & staff of the 86th Texas Legislature: Welcome back to the Texas Capitol. Serving the people of Texas is the highest honor; to do so by your side is a privilege. #txlege
Because of the hardworking people of Texas, the Lone Star State has the 10th largest economy compared to the nations of the world & leads all states with the fastest economic growth. #TexasWorks
Texas is the top state for jobs added over the year & top for jobs created by African-American business owners & by African-American women, Hispanic women & veteran women business owners. #TexasWorks
Texas leads in population growth; more than half of that growth is newborn Texans. With one of the youngest median ages in the nation, our skilled & growing workforce is a jobs magnet. #TexasWorks
Wishing all Texans many blessings this new year.
Statement on passing of Richard Overton, America's oldest WWII veteran:
“Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, good will toward men.” Luke 2:14
From our family to yours, we wish you the peace of the season & much happiness in the new year ahead. We look forward with great joy to all of the promises that the Texas of tomorrow holds. Merry Christmas, @TexasFLCA
From our family to yours, we wish you the peace of the season & much happiness in the new year ahead. We look forward with great joy to all of the promises that Texas of tomorrow holds. Merry Christmas, @TexasFLCA
Peaches & Pancake are our official greeters. We’ve been privileged to share the beautiful Mansion & grounds with 40 previous Governors, their families & their parrots, possums, rabbits & more. Explore this timeline >>>…! @TexasFLCA
Texas continues to grow jobs. With the largest November job gains in manufacturing & unemployment at a historic low, the Lone Star State leads the nation in job growth over the year. #MadeInTexas…
In every room, history lives. Did you know the Governor’s Mansion predates the Texas Capitol? Can you name the first child born in the Mansion? Whose desk sits in the Library? Join me for a video tour of the people’s house >>> @TexasFLCA
This warm & welcoming fireplace is in the Sam Houston Bedroom, where you’ll find the magnificent mahogany Sam Houston Bed & letters written by Governor Houston’s own hand. Take a 360-degree virtual tour >>>… @TexasFLCA
Congratulations to Baird & Dripping Springs on joining 125+ Film Friendly Certified Communities in Texas! In promoting the Lone Star State as a premier moving image production destination, @texasfilmcomm has attracted $1.39 billion in local spending.
Some of my favorite decorations are the simplest. Papel picado, colorful paper flowers, & other traditional Mexican Christmas elements are a nod to my heritage & hometown of San Antonio. Also a favorite of children who visit on tours. @TexasFLCA
Under the watchful eyes of historic portraits on the walls, our wonderful volunteer docents bring the history of the Mansion to life, serving as knowledgeable tour guides & hostesses for many special events.… @TexasFLCA
Congratulations to the @CityOfConroe on being certified by @txmusicoffice as a music-friendly city! The Texas music industry directly employs nearly 100,000 industry professionals in communities all across the Lone Star State.…
@TexasFLCA delivered the winter commencement address at @TAMUSanAntonio, where she encouraged graduates to “believe in themselves, and to give back to others.”…
In addition to Texas-themed ornaments, this National Historic Landmarkhouses the Governor’s Memento Collection — cherished heirlooms & everyday objects representing every Governor to live in the Mansion.… @TexasFLCA
“Ours is a representative citizen government & my Appointments Office is always seeking the most talented, qualified individuals to serve. The majority of these are volunteer positions, & I am grateful to all of you, the outstanding Texans who serve.” @GregAbbott_TX
“Ours is a representative citizen government & my Appointments Office is always seeking the most talented, qualified individuals to serve. The majority of these are volunteer positions, & I am grateful to all of you, the outstanding Texans who serve.” @GregAbbott_TX
The Friends of the Governor's Mansion generously care for the Mansion’s treasured & historically significant collections, including exquisite furniture here in the Small Parlor, where the Christmas decorations are equally as lovely.… @TexasFLCA
The evergreen-draped banister in the grand Entry Hall is original & contains filled nail holes, a result of nails driven into it by Governor Hogg to prevent his mischievous children from sliding down the handrail.… @TexasFLCA
“I am confident that in his new role as @TXsecofstate David will continue to safeguard the integrity of our elections and maintain Texas’ standing on the international stage.” - @GregAbbott_TX
Breaking ground on a new steel pipe facility in Paris, TX that will create new jobs and contribute to our booming economy.
RT @TPWDnews: Rodney Franklin selected as new #Texas State Parks Division Director. The 27-year #TxStateParks veteran will oversee 1350 emp…
We are so blessed to live in the Texas Governor’s Mansion & share its storied history with those it belongs to — the people of Texas. This elegant fireplace mantel is in the beautiful blue State Dining Room.… @TexasFLCA
This week, @TexasFLCA will be posting on this account, sharing pictures of the Texas Governor’s Mansion and her favorite Christmas decorations. Stay tuned.
@TexasFLCA delivered the commencement address at @UTArlington winter graduation, encouraging graduates to “stay plugged in with others, and to live a connected life.”
ICYMYI: @GregAbbott_TX joined CBNC’s @SquawkAlley to discuss Apple’s $1B expansion in Austin, Texas.
Experience Christmas across Texas. Visit the coolest fest in the Southwest, the El Paso Winterfest, with ice skating, holiday lights, food & fun. #TexasToDo
@TxDOT reminds Texans that everyone can help play a role to “End The Streak” of deadly accidents on the road. Learn more:… #EndTheStreakTX
Thank you to the brave women and men of the @NationalGuard. Always Ready, Always There.
@RebuildTXtoday and @tamusystem today offered to the Texas Legislature wide-ranging recommendations to help Texas better prepare for future catastrophic storms in the wake of Hurricane Harvey. Read more:
@Rebuild_TX and @tamusystem today offered to the Texas Legislature wide-ranging recommendations to help Texas better prepare for future catastrophic storms in the wake of Hurricane Harvey. Read more:
Experience Christmas across Texas. Join the candlelight pilgrimage to Bethlehem at The Historic Pearl in San Antonio on Dec. 19. Enjoy food, live music, children’s crafts, piñatas & more. #TexasToDo…
RT @Resideo: CEO Mike Nefkens received a warm welcome from Texas Gov. @GovAbbott in Austin, where he announced plans for Resideo’s new head…
Experience Christmas across Texas. Visit the coolest coastal destination — Moody Gardens in Galveston — for the Festival of Lights, Arctic Slide, ice skating & more. #TexasToDo
Please join us in praying for the officers who were shot in the line of duty.…
Experience Christmas across Texas. The Hidalgo Festival of Lights dazzles in South Texas with more than 5 million lights & over 500 illuminated displays, plus carnival rides, an artisan market & more. #TexasToDo
Experience Christmas across Texas. Visit Prairie Lights, with more than 4 million lights, plus a Holiday Village with gifts, goodies & carnival rides. At Joe Pool Lake in Grand Prairie, the heart of the DFW metroplex. #TexasToDo
Governor Abbott discussed workforce development and Texas’ economic success at the @USchamber Committee of 100 meeting in Austin today.
Small businesses in Texas employ 4.7 million Texans. Starting or expanding your business? See the menu of employer resources here >>>
Remembering the attack on Pearl Harbor and honoring the brave men and women who lost their lives defending our country.
The Texas State Operations Center (SOC) has elevated its readiness level as severe weather approaches. Texans should stay alert and heed all warning from first responders and local officials. Learn more:
ICYMI – San Antonio entrepreneurs & small business owners, register for the Governor’s Small Business Forum being held next Thursday, Dec. 13, from 8 am to 2 pm.…
New business formations in Texas hit a 5-year high. A key ingredient to sweet success? Carefully calculating startup costs in your small business plan >>>
@TexasFLCA attended the @CharlesSchwab Community Ambassador Leadership Summit in Austin to recognize their community service over the past year.
@PGA has announced the relocation of their headquarters to Texas, bringing $30 million in capital investment and 100 new jobs to the Lone Star State.
More than 2.6 million small businesses in Texas are spurring the fastest economic growth in the nation. Kick start yours here >>>
December 5th has been proclaimed an official Day of Mourning in Texas in honor of former President George H.W. Bush.…
RT @SBALinda: Greetings from Harlingen, TX! The #SBAIgniteTour makes its 65th stop. Lunch at Los Asados, where owners got financing through…
More than 9 in 10 businesses in Texas are small businesses. Looking to start yours? Start with a business plan >>>
Major General Tracy Norris has been appointed Adjutant General of Texas, the first woman to be appointed commander of the Texas Military Department, which includes the Texas Army National Guard, Texas Air National Guard & Texas State Guard.
Wishing all a Happy Hanukkah and a bountiful and blessed 2019.
The Governor’s Child Sex Trafficking Team hosted a roundtable to talk about preventing child sexual exploitation across Texas. Learn more:…
@McKesson, the largest pharmaceutical distributor in the United States, announces the relocation of their corporate headquarters to Las Colinas, Texas.
ICYMI: "The Lone Star State has long led the nation in domestic oil & gas production… I look forward to continuing our work to ensure that Texas remains the energy & economic engine of America."
Texas loves small businesses! Shop this Small Business Saturday to support your local small businesses.
The @txmusicoffice Texas Music License Plate program helps provide music instruments & lessons to Texas school children in need around the state. For more info:
Statement on new record-low Texas unemployment.
ICYMI: .@GregAbbott_TX talks to @CNBCClosingBell about Texas’ exports of LNG
Celebrating @Cheniere Energy's first ever cargo shipment of liquefied natural gas from Texas, representing continued growth in energy exports, the creation of new jobs & the expansion of the Lone Star State’s international reach. Learn more.…
Both startups & the biggest names in the music industry are investing in Texas & in Texas artists. Just announced: BMI, the global leader in music rights management, is opening a Texas office. @txmusicoffice
Announcing East Penn Manufacturing Co. will be expanding its presence in Temple, Texas, bringing more than $106 million in capital investment & creating 266 new jobs. Learn more.…
Texas music venues & events across the state draw visitors & tourism dollars from around the world, with an assist from the @txmusicoffice Music Friendly Community program.
RT @WBCALaredo: WBCA is pleased to announce @GovAbbott as the 2019 Mr. South Texas. The Mr. South Texas Luncheon Hosted by Texas Community…
RT @Infosys: “Infosys’ expanded investment in Texas is fantastic news for our state and will provide Texans with the training and skills th…
The music industry in Texas, including music businesses & music educators, directly created 95,000 jobs in communities across the state & added $8.5 billion to the state & local economies last year. @txmusicoffice
The culturally diverse Texas music scene promoted by the @txmusicoffice creates a competitive advantage in attracting & retaining businesses & business talent across industries.
Announcing @Infosys Limited will be expanding its presence in Richardson, Texas bringing 500 new jobs and $12.3 million in capital investment to the Lone Star State. Learn more:
The culturally diverse Texas music scene promoted by the @txmusicoffice creates a competitive advantage in attracting & retaining businesses & business talent across industries.
Saluting our veterans for their dedication to defending our country’s freedom and upholding our liberty.
Happy birthday to the few, the proud, the Marines. Thank you to all the brave women and men who serve.
RT @TXWorkforce: Take advantage of priority service for #veterans at all #Texas Workforce Solutions offices. Access job placement services,…
This Veterans Day, Sunday, Nov. 11, marks 100 years since the end of World War I. Every day in Texas, we honor all who secure our freedom. For veteran’s events in your area, visit:
RT @bmi: Texas Governor Greg Abbott and BMI Announce Opening of New Office In Austin… #BMIAustin
They fought for a cause, not conquest. Texas recognizes the sacrifices that veterans & military families make. For support services offered to veterans, military dependents & caregivers, visit:
RT @TXWorkforce: Veterans, put your skills to work: Attend the Hiring Red, White & You! Statewide Veterans Hiring Fair on Nov. 8. Connect w…
Freedom is not free; the debt we owe, eternal. Texas waives business licensing & exam fees for veterans & for licensed spouses of military members:
RT @TravelTexas: In honor of both active and retired military for Veteran’s Day, @TPWDparks will be waiving entry to all Texas state parks…
As Veterans Day nears, we remember those who fought so others might be free. For education, training, career & employment assistance for Texas veterans & their families, visit
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