Official news from the Office of Texas Governor Greg Abbott. You can follow the governor's personal feed @GregAbbott_TX
INBOX: @GovAbbott sets runoff date for #HD28 #HD100 #HD148. 1/28/20. That’s … a while from now? #txlege
In October, @KimKardashian tweeted at @GovAbbott, pleading for #RodneyReed. She said she had been hearing about Reed and his story for the last week and that she believes he is innocent kvue.com/article/news/l…
RT @MikeRushKVUE: Big news in the Rodney Reed case. Now it's up to @GovAbbott to decide if Reed's execution will be delayed. We'll have the…
The #Texas parole board says #RodneyReed's execution should be delayed. Now Reed's fate is up to @GovAbbott kvue.com/article/news/l…
Martin Luther King III sends letter asking @GovAbbott to stop #RodneyReed's execution kvue.com/article/news/l… https://t.co/z31McRWnQ5
BREAKING: Texas employers add more than 30,000 jobs in October, and the unemployment rate in Texas is again at the record low of 3.4% for the fifth month in a row. #txlege #TexasWorks https://t.co/b77TDchQco
Rodney Reed has asked @GovAbbott to delay his lethal injection to allow time to evaluate new evidence in his case. Under state law, the governor has the power to grant a one-time, 30-day reprieve to delay a death sentence atxne.ws/2OeD1Ah
Entrepreneurship thrives in Texas, home to the nation’s leading undergraduate & graduate programs recognized for their outstanding offerings & the success their graduates attain as #entrepreneurs. entrepreneur.com/slideshow/3410…
Welcome to the business owners & aspiring entrepreneurs attending the Governor’s #SmallBusiness Forum in Pflugerville. Because of you, Texas works. Missed today’s forum? Explore resources for small business #startups here: bit.ly/2KmMvZk #txlege @TexasEconDev https://t.co/7FvC2zTqm0
Our trade partnerships with Mexico & Canada are integral to the extraordinary growth in Texas that is fueling America’s economy. Congress has an opportunity to expand this shared prosperity for more American farmers, families & manufacturers by passing #USMCAnow. https://t.co/aIjW3y88s0
Grateful to the @WalmartOrg for their generous investment in the Texas workforce. Together, we will continue to expand economic prosperity in the Lone Star State and ensure a brighter future for all Texans. bit.ly/2CCme55 https://t.co/KKig9C7o0u
Congratulations to Karen Sams of Weatherford ISD & Michelle Sandoval of Ysleta ISD, named 2020 Texas Elementary & Secondary Teachers of the Year. And thank you to all of our terrific Texas teachers for inspiring the next generation. #txlege nbcdfw.com/news/local/Wea…
Honored to celebrate Veterans Day at the @PacWarMuseum. It is because of our veterans and those serving around the world today that America remains the brightest beacon of freedom the world has ever known. bit.ly/36WBuHA https://t.co/uqGBGJ5WuL
In times of war & in times of peace, heroes among us have stepped forward. We knew them first as fathers & mothers, sons & daughters, brothers & sisters. We thought them ordinary people until they put on the uniform of the U.S. Armed Forces. In gratitude this #VeteransDay. https://t.co/8zy8Xwrnzb
Even before America existed, there were Marines fighting for its future. Grateful for all who serve — until every battle is won. Happy 244th Birthday, @USMC! https://t.co/EJBbATvDUz
They say Texas is neither southern nor western — Texas is Texas. And you’re welcome to see it all. Start your weekend travel plans here >>> traveltexas.com https://t.co/2LEyrBQN4U
Central Texas entrepreneurs: For advice on how to start or grow your business in Texas, attend the Governor’s Small Business Forum in Pflugerville next Thursday, Nov. 14. Details here >>> bit.ly/2K3bRvf https://t.co/JMAR5x2SYM
Boom: Texas has the fastest-growing economy in the nation. #TexasBests #txlege https://t.co/3tfa1NHH5b
Veteran entrepreneurs in Texas: Whether starting or growing your business, check out dates & locations for Boots to Business training programs offered by the U.S. Small Business Administration >>> sbavets.force.com/s/ #NationalVeteransSmallBusinessWeek #txlege https://t.co/Ww02YS2qbr
ICYMI, Waxahachie: You’re invited to the free Music Friendly Community Workshop this Wednesday, 4 – 6 pm, Waxahachie Civic Center, hosted by @txmusicoffice. Helping communities grow local music businesses, tourism & jobs. #txlege bit.ly/33csWu2
There is no label more powerful than ‘Made in Texas’. We will continue to grow the @AisinGroup brand in Texas, create more jobs, and expand economic prosperity throughout the Lone Star State. bit.ly/2NEP0a9 https://t.co/yNc8XD7jjA
Texas leads the nation, adding more manufacturing #jobs over the year than any other state. From automotive & aerospace to machinery & more, Texans are accelerating economic growth in communities all across the Lone Star State. #TexasWorks #txlege https://t.co/lMxDsI2iNf
RT @cbs11jack: #NEW @GovAbbott, @DallasMayor & @JudgeClayJ just completed an aerial tour of the path of destruction in #Dallas left by the…
Through the investments made by companies like @Uber, Texas continues to flourish as a hub of innovation, technological advancement, and economic prosperity. bit.ly/2qii8Mf https://t.co/zQuXABSjUU
Texas is the proud home to nearly 2 million veterans and active duty military, and their families. We honor your service this #MilitaryFamilyMonth — and every month. How can we help you? >>> veterans.portal.texas.gov https://t.co/yynEn8xRFJ
Celebrating the grand re-opening of @BP_plc Westlake Campus in Houston, where BP is helping fuel Texas’ future. bit.ly/36kyGnv https://t.co/qO9Km9FJm8
Texas is the nation’s leading #energy producer and employer. Fueling economic growth across industries. Securing America’s energy dominance. #txlege https://t.co/9snekmwAFt
RT @TexasDSHS: ❄️🥶Freeze and winter weather alerts across Texas today. Bundle up, drive safe, and stay informed. #TexasReady Check your a…
Today @TexasFLCA discussed the importance of volunteerism and philanthropy at the @onestarfdn’s Texas Nonprofit Summit in San Antonio. #texanthropy bit.ly/2PAt9Dz
No surprise. Texas tops the list of the best cities for #veterans, beginning with #MilitaryCityUSA. #txlege veteransunited.com/realestate/bes…
Texas #veterans: Looking for your next career? You’re invited to the @TXWorkforce Hiring Red, White and You! job fair on Thursday, Nov. 7, in communities all across the state. Details here: bit.ly/2NkzT5D #WeHireVets youtu.be/bzxQK7lI4QU
Adriana Cruz has been named the new Executive Director of @TexasEconDev. Her experience and perspective will strengthen Texas’ economic partnerships, creating a brighter future for Texas families. #EconDev bit.ly/2NgCD3U https://t.co/bEAJ3o3AAy
ICYMI: Microsoft is expanding its North Texas operations — further evidence of Texas’ rise as a global technology hub. #TexasWorks #txlege dallasnews.com/business/techn…
Travel and tourism supports one out of every 10 jobs in the Lone Star State. Check out this #TexasToDo list for your weekend adventures. #LetsTexas twitter.com/TravelTexas/st…
Flash flood warnings in Austin and throughout Travis County. Stay off the roads and turn around don't drown. More info: bit.ly/2N9XKVF
Texas’ economy is stronger than ever thanks to our unrivaled workforce and companies like S & B and their employees. Proud to sign HB 2784, establishing the Texas Industry-Recognized Apprenticeship Programs Grant Program bit.ly/31GCkVm https://t.co/WmZhJmhY7o
Welcome to the business owners, aspiring entrepreneurs & #veterans attending the Governor’s #SmallBusiness Forum in El Paso. You are among a legion of more than 2.7 million small business owners in Texas who are helping to drive our booming economy. #txlege @TexasEconDev https://t.co/JIeuNiK8iH
ICYMI: PGA Of America Breaks Ground On New Headquarters In Frisco. Like all of Texas, “a great place to live, work, play and learn … today and well into the future.” #txlege @TexasEconDev cbsloc.al/2qiqPWW
With growth in jobs, income, businesses, population & GDP, Texas leads the list of the fastest-growing economies with seven of the top 25 cities in the U.S. bit.ly/2VPreMb #TexasWorks #txlege https://t.co/e3jRVZSOin
Some expected & unexpected Texas cities are among the most welcoming for business startups. From Tomball to Lubbock, see which Texas towns are featured in the latest @BizFacilities issue >>> bit.ly/2W4v18B #GoBigInTexas #txlege https://t.co/SWA4rxnM8E
A disaster declaration has been issued for 16 Texas counties affected by last night’s severe weather. The state will do everything it can to help Texans recover from these horrific storms. bit.ly/2W13YuQ
RT @TDEM: The Texas State Operations Center has been activated to Level III (Increased Readiness) to support any requests for assistance fr…
“Ours is a representative citizen government, and I am grateful to all of you. Because of your service to the people of Texas as appointees to boards, commissions and other oversight groups, Texas will continue to lead the nation.” #txlege https://t.co/nxi6eV54WI
BREAKING: The unemployment rate in the Lone Star State is at the all-time record low of 3.4 percent for the fourth consecutive month. twc.texas.gov/news/texas-mai… #TexasWorks #txlege https://t.co/PUSzLZADVU
The underlying culture of confidence & the state’s pro-business environment are just two of the reasons why businesses & jobs grow bigger in Texas. See more: bit.ly/2IaDqUg #GoBigInTexas https://t.co/B3vH5Zgf9i
Enjoyed visiting with Heather Wilson, the new president of @UTEP, a top Texas research university recognized nationally for achievement in both competitive research & upward economic mobility for students. #GoMiners #ElPaso utep.edu https://t.co/VJnQpTeGTp
ICYMI: @txmusicoffice is hosting a Music Friendly Community Workshop in Victoria, tomorrow, Oct. 16, and in Plano, Oct. 21. Free and open to community members wanting to grow local music businesses, tourism and jobs bit.ly/2BeA64H #txlege https://t.co/UsREcSowB8
The Lone Star State and Microsoft TechSpark will continue to modernize our economy, facilitate greater trade between Texas and Mexico, and ensure greater prosperity in this region and across the entire state of Texas. Learn more: bit.ly/32gAU4W
Veterans: On Nov. 7, @TXWorkforce is hosting the 2019 Hiring Red, White & You! statewide veterans hiring fair in different cities throughout Texas. For times & locations, visit: bit.ly/2VHvVYH #WeHireVets https://t.co/GZMZ8Ow1Qk
Thankful for the men & women serving in the greatest Navy to ever to sail upon, slip beneath or soar above the seas. Happy 244th Birthday, @USNavy! https://t.co/0v7xpCIfOP
#Veterans & entrepreneurs, to find information on how to start or grow a business in Texas as well as links to resources & networking opportunities, visit bit.ly/2q5rhYF #startups
DYK: Texas is not only the Best State to Start a Business, military #veterans who own businesses in Texas lead the nation in job creation. #TexasBests #txlege
West Texas: Want to start something big? All small business owners & entrepreneurs are invited to a Governor’s #SmallBusiness Forum, on Oct. 24 in #ElPaso, honoring #veterans. Info & registration >>> bit.ly/2VxcQbz https://t.co/EQiJr5XP7D
Proud to recognize Master Sergeant Matthew O. Williams, of Boerne, Texas, who will be awarded a #MedalOfHonor for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity while serving in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. @USArmy @WhiteHouse bit.ly/2B0svqd
If you stop by the @StateFairOfTX to see Big Tex, be sure to also say hello to this Texas treasure. #TexasToDo #Dallas @TravelTexas twitter.com/CBS47/status/1…
Wishing all who observe an easy fast and a meaningful Yom Kippur. https://t.co/OqxL3zKqiR
New chair and member appointed to advisory board of the Governor’s University Research Initiative, helping to recruit Nobel Laureates and National Academy members, further elevating higher education in Texas. #txlege bit.ly/2nqxddP https://t.co/mg4kGKcd5l
#Women entrepreneurs, to find information on how to start a business in Texas as well as links to resources and networking opportunities, visit bit.ly/2APhat1 and follow @Texas4Women. #txlege
Texas women are growing businesses at a faster rate than all U.S. firms overall. As we celebrate National Women’s #SmallBusiness Month, meet Andrea Glenn, owner of The Rusty Rose Boutique in Plainview. #NWSBM youtu.be/WCsPb4NClbA
Congratulations to Abilene & Nacogdoches, the latest cities to earn Music Friendly Community designations from @txmusicoffice, joining Austin, Conroe, Denton, Fort Worth, Lindale, San Angelo, San Antonio & Stephenville. Texas – Where live music lives. #ACL https://t.co/fiAv4BM7HZ
Innovation fuels the booming Texas economy. Large-scale solar facility to directly power oil & gas operations. #txlege #energy bit.ly/2OkjUqn
Human trafficking is modern-day slavery; its victims are not invisible. If you suspect it, report it. "Joining together, we can help end this inhumanity. Nothing is more powerful than Texans helping Texans." — First Lady Cecilia Abbott #CanYouSeeMe bit.ly/2Mcmlsl https://t.co/zFuOpuvOoE
Texas is the Best State for Women to Start Their Own Business. A great way to kick off National Women's Small Business Month. #TexasBests #txlege @Texas4Women nypost.com/2019/10/03/the…
Once building is complete, Cecilia & I look forward to welcoming all of America to the National Medal of Honor Museum in the heart of Texas & the DFW metroplex. #Arlington
I congratulate the @CityOfArlington, the Greater Arlington Chamber of Commerce & all who worked so hard to bring the #MOHMuseum to Texas.
Our Medal of Honor recipients are the bravest of the brave — American heroes who have been awarded our nation’s highest honor for valor in action. Their stories must not be forgotten. #MOHMuseum twitter.com/MohMuseum/stat…
Texans: On behalf of a grateful nation, you are invited to attend the unaccompanied burial for @USNavy veteran Ronald G. Sullivan, 11 am tomorrow at Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Killeen. #NoVeteranLeftBehind @TexasVeterans twitter.com/TexasVeterans/… https://t.co/MDft9v4AIb
Texas has requested a Presidential Disaster Declaration in response to Tropical Storm Imelda. bit.ly/2mIrkID
Celebrating 25 years of the joint warfighter at Naval Air Station Fort Worth Joint Reserve Base, the first and largest JRB in the nation, and home to Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force, Army and Texas Air National Guard units. https://t.co/XYFabRfviE
RT @TXsecofstate: Veterans who open a new business in Texas by December 31, 2019, may be eligible for exemptions from certain filing fees a…
Congratulations to all of the hardworking students, teachers, parents & administrators at the 26 Texas public schools recognized as 2019 National Blue Ribbon Schools. tea.texas.gov/about-tea/news… https://t.co/KJrIqKCUVC
Welcome to all attending the Governor’s #SmallBusiness Forum in Addison. Thanks to @TXsecofstate Ruth R. Hughs for her remarks on all the reasons why Texas is the #BestState to Start a Business. See the next forums in El Paso & Pflugerville >>>bit.ly/2mWDsW2 https://t.co/5xXU4mMx4I
ICYMI: Congratulations, Stephenville and Erath County on earning the Film Friendly Texas Community designation from @TexasFilmComm. bit.ly/2lBijAD https://t.co/E7B4v6J7aK
BREAKING: Texas leads the nation for personal income growth in the second quarter of 2019, at 7.5% and above the national average of 5.4%. #TexasWorks #txlege https://t.co/08fB4EydHU
Made in Texas is a powerful brand. #GoBigInTexas apple.com/newsroom/2019/…
RT @TDEM: .@TXMilitary and @txtf1 are working to support stranded livestock by air dropping hundreds of bales of hay to various locations a…
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
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
 
 
 
 
 
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