Official news from the Office of Texas Governor Greg Abbott. You can follow the governor's personal feed @GregAbbott_TX
RT @TXMilitary: 739 Texans evacuated and 130 rescued by #Texas #NationalGuard and @txtf1 in the flood response after #Imelda. @GovAbbott ha…
Thanks to a workforce more than 14 million strong, Texas employers continue to grow jobs, adding more than 300,000 new jobs over the last 12 months. Unemployment in August remained at the historic low of 3.4 percent. #TexasWorks #txlege https://t.co/lSYPJYjzfu
@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
@GovAbbott declared a state of disaster in 13 counties today, saying the severe weather "has caused widespread and severe property damage and threatens loss of life." #Imelda kutne.ws/308bk53
A state of disaster has been declared in 13 counties as Tropical System Imelda impacts Texas. Learn more about how the state of Texas is responding. gov.texas.gov/news/post/gove…
RT @USNationalGuard: Always Ready, Always There! twitter.com/TXMilitary/sta…
From manufacturing to technology, the Texas economy is firing on all cylinders thanks to investments of world class companies like @Ericsson. Learn more about the new @Ericsson 5G manufacturing facility located in Lewisville. bit.ly/2lXIhxS https://t.co/Bmcx2uM4TJ
The Lone Star State continues to build on its reputation as a manufacturing powerhouse thanks to investments from innovative companies like Toyota and Aisin AW. Learn more. gov.texas.gov/news/post/gove…
Aiming high since 1947. Happy Birthday @usairforce! https://t.co/F6soiC22Sz
The Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum is poised to expand its vital mission to educate Texans about the Holocaust and the great collective resilience that follows in the wake of intolerance and injustice. Learn more: bit.ly/2lRqvfH https://t.co/ACmQeOqH40
Serving as the foundation of our great nation for 232 years. Happy Constitution Day. https://t.co/CFfJRDArTn
As severe weather approaches the Gulf Coast, Texas is taking necessary precautions to ensure local officials have the resources they need to respond and keep Texans safe. Learn more: bit.ly/2mjzKpg https://t.co/CpplPTbDWn
Recognizing the enduring bond between Texas, India, and the Indian-American community. Learn more. bit.ly/2mgRuBD https://t.co/Yh4WQcXwQ2
“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/W6U1882uim
The #USMCA is essential to the future of Texas, America, and our North American allies. Congress must pass this agreement and usher in a new era of economic prosperity. https://t.co/RP9M8JWpqN
Welcome to Texas, @SiteSelectGuild! We invite you to explore all of the reasons why Texas is the top corporate relocation destination in the nation >>> gov.texas.gov/business/page/… #ssgdallas #GoBigInTexas https://t.co/Ldw3sL8tgR
Eight executive orders have just been issued to address the tragedies in El Paso and Odessa. A report of findings and recommendations from the Texas Safety Commission meetings will be released next week. #txlege bit.ly/2kwJOKP
RT @PUCTX: The heat is on in Texas, so it'd be great if you could dial back your electricity consumption over the next few afternoons. Read…
RT @TDEM: #Texas, let's take time to assess. Do you live in a #floodplain, in a low-lying area, or along the #coast? Are there creeks and s…
Texas flags have been lowered to half-staff in honor of those who lost their lives in the shooting in Midland and Odessa. https://t.co/9TCJDQOroV
Statement on shooting in Odessa, Texas: https://t.co/3QV5LriVzi
Governor Greg Abbott has deployed assistance to the state of Florida in response to Hurricane Dorian. gov.texas.gov/news/post/texa…
The people of El Paso remain strong. Grateful for the ideas shared yesterday by survivors & family members of victims to foster healing & to help combat extremism & domestic terrorism. We are one Texas family. gov.texas.gov/news/post/gove…
Among new licensing reforms effective Sept. 1, military spouses will be allowed to practice in Texas if they hold an out-of-state occupational license that is substantially equivalent to a Texas license. See other licensing reforms here >>> tdlr.texas.gov/legislation.htm #txlege https://t.co/gb7w5MVRK7
ICYMI, Waco: The Texas Music Office is hosting a Music Friendly Community workshop Wednesday at 7 pm. Open to anyone interested in learning about how to grow music businesses & jobs locally. Details⬇️gov.texas.gov/music/post/mus…
The safety of our students is a top priority. That is why I made school safety an emergency item in the 86th Legislative Session. And with strong bi-partisan support, we have taken substantial steps to deliver on this priority. >>> gov.texas.gov/news/post/gove… https://t.co/gy614q2Y8F
An Energized Economy Keeps Humming Along: “Texas is on a huge roll — and it’s one that shows no signs of slowing.” #GoBigInTexas siteselection.com/cc/texas/2019/… https://t.co/uGbhNdvCfA
ICYMI: @MissionEDC was awarded a Texas Talent Connection grant by the Office of the Governor to fund cybersecurity boot camp training in the #RGV offering industry-recognized certification. @TXWorkforce themonitor.com/2019/08/01/500… https://t.co/rhRAWc2VJC
Congratulations to @cityofgranbury on earning the Film Friendly Texas Community designation from @TexasFilmComm. gov.texas.gov/film/post/gove… https://t.co/d4kUREX6XZ
RT @dkhos: .@Uber is excited to bring this major investment to Texas and to increase our commitment to the City of Dallas. Our partnership…
Healthcare careers dominate the list of the fastest-growing occupations in Texas. Students, find the career that matches your interests & goals. Your future starts right here in Texas >>> jobsyall.com https://t.co/zQS0uIleNL
“Texas has an abundance of talent.” And more! See the top reasons why Texas is the best state for starting a business. #GoBigInTexas business.com/articles/why-s…
To all Texas students, a special message from Gov. Greg Abbott & First Lady Cecilia Abbott: Welcome back! We hope that you listen to your teachers—they are among the best in the world. Always do your best work, have fun & let your light shine—for the future of Texas is yours. https://t.co/Va9ViEiczT
Governor Abbott has appointed Ruth R. Hughs as Texas Secretary of State. bit.ly/2TJbbi4 https://t.co/STxGPtyatr
BREAKING: Texas again leads the nation in jobs added over the month & over the year. The Texas unemployment rate is at the record low of 3.4% as Texas employers add 35,200 new jobs in July. #TexasWorks #txlege https://t.co/EbuRFvMfLH
“You have inspired us… You have shown that the goodness of humanity will always prevail over the forces of evil… Together as one state, we will remain #ElPasoStrong.”
“But we will not let our hearts be hardened, and we will not allow hatred to stoke more hatred.”
From Gov. Abbott’s remarks at the El Paso memorial: “To the people of El Paso… the prayers of the entire state are with you… We still cannot comprehend the evil that struck… the magnitude of the hate and racism, the sheer evil behind the act…” https://t.co/1rYQItjklR
All Texans are invited to pause this evening for a moment of reflection as the memorial service begins in El Paso, remembering those whose lives were taken in a hateful act of extremism, & offering healing & support for this tight-knit community. elpasotexas.gov/memorial https://t.co/qcYInu3ymq
A Domestic Terrorism Task Force has been formed in the wake of the El Paso shooting to combat hateful acts of extremism in Texas. bit.ly/2MiuVrP
“The benefit to being in Texas is that it’s a pro-business environment, and our elected officials encourage economic growth... and I don’t see that changing any time soon.” — Texas CEO interviewed by @DallasFed #GoBigInTexas https://t.co/GkrlFkqVBE
RT @Texas4Women: Congratulations to @Simone_Biles, the youngest member of the Texas Women's Hall of Fame, for making history once again at…
From a recent Forum attendee: “From the moment I arrived… I started making connections with dynamic, supportive, enthusiastic women business owners. The conference constituted five of the most fruitful & encouraging hours I've spent in 2019.”
Another attendee: “This is by far the most relevant event to help me build my business... I met so many wonderful women willing to pass it on & help me with advice… On the way home, I was just spinning with ideas & building a to-do list...”
Start something big at the next Governor’s Small Business Forum for Women on Sep. 19. Check out all upcoming small business programs >>> bit.ly/2yUoxyl https://t.co/NN8NoPj5en
Congratulations to the latest class of @TxDPS Troopers! twitter.com/TxDPS/status/1…
ICYMI: Harlingen residents impacted by the June flooding are invited to a public forum tonight to discuss ongoing disaster relief in the #RGV, hosted by the City of Harlingen, @FEMA, the Small Business Administration & @TDEM. twitter.com/myharlingen/st…
The people of Texas — including the people of El Paso — deserve to be safe, and it is our responsibility to ensure that safety. bit.ly/31qH69D
Governor Abbott has ordered Texas flags lowered to half-staff in honor of those who lost their lives in El Paso bit.ly/2ZsQUQ0 https://t.co/PMe8FIbHvE
Texas receives top cybersecurity ranking because of our skilled workforce & excellence in higher education programs, research labs, innovation centers & partnerships. usnews.com/news/best-stat…
RT @txcomptroller: 💸 Save the tax 💸 when buying qualifying uniforms, school supplies and backpacks. Check out what else you can purchase t…
Made in Texas is a powerful brand. That’s why the Lone Star State leads the nation in manufacturing jobs added over the year. With more to come. #TexasWorks #GoBigInTexas twitter.com/GoBigInTexas/s…
Employers today already hold the key to filling any skills gaps in their markets. Apprenticeship programs improve recruitment, reduce turnover & create a pipeline of skilled employees & future managers. #TexasWorks statesman.com/opinion/201907…
 
offers Texas employers a complete toolbox of customized skills development programs, including support for #apprenticeships for in-demand skilled trades & occupations. #TexasWorks statesman.com/opinion/201907…
Businesses in Texas are growing their bottom line & their workforce by investing in earn-while-you-learn apprenticeship programs that offer “upskilling” opportunities. #TexasWorks statesman.com/opinion/201907… https://t.co/y7scnlBc0F
ICYMI: East Texas #entrepreneurs are invited to the Governor's Small Business Forum on August 15 in Nacogdoches. cbs19.tv/article/news/l…
RT @FEMARegion6: Hidalgo County, TX: Disaster Recovery Centers like this one in La Villa are open 7 days a week, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. They…
Proud that Texas employers have added more than 1 million new jobs since I took the oath of office as Governor of this great state in January 2015. When Texans work, #TexasWorks. #txlege https://t.co/ccvrYnzepI
Texans, you are invited to honor the life & service of unaccompanied @USArmy #veteran Melvin Harry Klingbeil, who will be laid to rest at the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Killeen, Tuesday, July 30, 11:00 am. #NoVeteranLeftBehind twitter.com/TexasVLB/statu…
Serving those who’ve served, the Texas Veterans Portal connects #veterans to education & training, employment & career, health & wellness services, & more. Go online or download the app: veterans.portal.texas.gov #TexasWorks https://t.co/yzgLiw9h0O
RT @TXWorkforce: On behalf of our #HRWY campaign, Happy #HireAVeteranDay! Our goal is to help military service men and women successfully…
BREAKING: The Texas economy is growing faster than the nation as a whole with a 5.1% increase in real GDP for the first quarter of this year — thanks to the hardworking people of Texas. #TexasWorks #txlege https://t.co/bQqrBad3e4
Women #entrepreneurs in the Houston & Gulf Coast area: Network & connect at the next Governor’s Small Business Forum for Women, August 8, Houston, 8 am-noon. Registration: gov.texas.gov/business/event… #TexasWorks @Texas4Women
Small businesses are the backbone of our booming Texas economy. If you’re an #entrepreneur looking for expert business advice, register for a Governor’s Small Business Workshop or Forum near you: gov.texas.gov/business/events #TexasWorks @TexasEconDev https://t.co/3h1cCUtqfx
 
Starting or growing a business in Galveston County or beyond? Register for the next Governor’s Small Business Workshop, August 1, @LeagueCityTX, 8 am-noon: gov.texas.gov/business/event… #TexasWorks
Among the grant recipients: @MissionEDC in @HidalgoCounty is awarded $490,268 to provide high-quality IT & cyber-security career training & job placement support services. #RGV #TexasWorks
Another grant recipient: @TexasTech in Lubbock County is awarded $482,415 for cyber-physical security training, job placement & career enhancement in the utilities & energy industries. #TexasWorks
Announcing $5.2 million in grants connecting more employers to work-ready skilled Texans & more Texans to higher-paying jobs. bit.ly/2XXyZ7m #TexasWorks https://t.co/1BT3inlQce
Texas employers lead in job creation today, and they will lead in job creation tomorrow. Learn how: bit.ly/2LBLe2C #TexasWorks #TXInterns https://t.co/uexjLnSDYz
BOOM: Texas just shattered the state’s previous all-time low unemployment rate and again leads the nation in job creation over the last 12 months. #TexasWorks #txlege https://t.co/CIjIc37AlK
RT @TexasFilmComm: Via @TexasFLCA: Calling all South Texans! 📣 Here’s your chance to help preserve family memories and Texas history. With…
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
 
 
 
 
 
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