Official news from the Office of Texas Governor Greg Abbott. You can follow the governor's personal feed @GregAbbott_TX
ICYMI: @GovAbbott wants Blake Farenthold to "cover all costs" of the special election to replace him using the $84,000 of taxpayer money he used to settle a sexual harassment claim. bit.ly/2r2NBPj
Internships are strongly preferred by employers for skills training; new hires advance more quickly in high-demand careers such as middle-skill STEM occupations. Employers & students, check out txinternshipchallenge.com. #MadeInTexas @TXWorkforce @TEAinfo @TXHigherEdBoard https://t.co/72rYDbHYfu
RT @Texas4Women: DEADLINE EXTENDED to May 14th! Submit a nomination to honor the lifetime achievement of an extraordinary Texas woman. Dece…
Encouraging Mayors, County Judges and Emergency Management officials in communities impacted by Hurricane Harvey to take immediate advantage of the $500 million in relief funds from @fema that are available NOW. goo.gl/8U5SGR
Welcome to Texas, @NFLDraft! The metroplex will be the center of the football world this weekend where tens of thousands will descend on @ATTStadium, with an estimated $94 million economic impact. #NFLDraft
From wind turbine service tech to computer user support specialist, manufacturing production tech & more, explore STEM & other careers, annual salaries & projected openings at texascareercheck.com. #MadeInTexas @TXWorkforce https://t.co/JRU2GEUI5F
RT @AlexSamuelsx5: .@GovAbbott to @Elect_Blake on #CD27 race —> twitter.com/GregAbbott_TX/…
Joined the @TexasAllianceEP to discuss exploring new resources and developing innovative technologies to ensure that Texas remains the energy and economic engine of America. Learn more. goo.gl/Z9Q6s8 https://t.co/XD22eHN4of
@GovAbbott wants @Elect_Blake, who still hasn't repaid $84k he promised Congress (bit.ly/2vKjqSB) , for the upcoming special election to replace him. Via @PatrickSvitek: bit.ly/2vLo3Mj #debtcollectors #txlege #2018
New from @PatrickSvitek: @GovAbbott wants @Elect_Blake to cover the costs of a special election to replace him using the money he didn’t pay back to taxpayers for his sexual harassment settlement texastribune.org/2018/04/25/abb… #txlege #tx2018
RT @JBontkeCBS: NEW: @GovAbbott urges former GOP Rep. Blake Farenthold to pay back $84k used to settle sexual harassment claim. @cbsaustin
RT @PatrickSvitek: .@GovAbbott to Farenthold: "This seat must be filled, and the counties and taxpayers in the 27th Congressional District…
RT @PatrickSvitek: NEW: @GovAbbott has sent a letter to Blake Farenthold demanding that he "cover all costs" for the special election to fi…
Our thoughts and prayers are with @DallasPD and the two officers shot and critically wounded. Texas honors all the men and women who protect and serve our communities, and justice will be served. dallasnews.com/news/crime/201…
STORY: @GovAbbott schedules special election to fill U.S. Rep. Blake Farenthold's seat: bit.ly/2HpUDJ5
JUST IN: @GovAbbott orders emergency special election to replace Rep. Blake Farenthold. Story to follow.
RT @PatrickSvitek: Just in: @GovAbbott sets June 30 special election for Farenthold seat. #TX27 gov.texas.gov/news/post/gove…
Middle-skill STEM jobs in healthcare, construction, manufacturing & IT are among the fastest-growing, good-paying jobs in Texas. No college degree required, but tech training & industry certification a plus for advancement. #MadeInTexas gov.texas.gov/uploads/files/… https://t.co/73g48p6Cgo
The new @txmedcenter research campus will provide Texas’ top medical minds with the resources to remain at the forefront of the health care industry. Learn more about today’s major #TMC3 announcement. goo.gl/JpTNza https://t.co/j57dEExU2x
Texas employers say a skilled & flexible workforce is the most important factor for future success, with technical skills & industry-specific certifications most in demand. #MadeInTexas https://t.co/itctNJkae2
“One of the most decisive battles of the world, the Battle of San Jacinto changed the course of history. It is our privilege, our duty to preserve that cause of liberty.” – Governor Greg Abbott https://t.co/oJkumgHLUl
Joining @SecretaryCarson to discuss disaster recovery & the recently awarded $5 billion grant to help Texas rebuild homes, businesses, and infrastructure. goo.gl/CNsWBe https://t.co/i3A43KwM82
The state’s diversified economic base & resurgent oil & gas sector are driving a bright economic outlook for Texas. – Dallas Fed https://t.co/BwiM2cLWXz
19 additional counties have been added to the State Disaster Declaration in response to drought conditions across Texas. goo.gl/gKaJS1
Adding jobs at a rapid clip, growth in Texas is widespread & across every major industry, led by 35% gains in professional & business services, 22% in construction & 33% in leisure & hospitality. – Dallas Fed https://t.co/4dtmB5VUym
All Texas school districts and public junior college districts are in compliance with recent state required safety and security audits. Learn more about how Texas is ensuring the safety of students. goo.gl/Tp1qVb
Celebrating the 70th anniversary of Israel’s independence with @IsraelinHouston. goo.gl/iQq5fm https://t.co/WXuejhpIHN
Texas is growing faster than the rest of the U.S.; since 2000, the Lone Star State’s average annual population growth rate is about double the nation’s. – Dallas Fed https://t.co/GmutknGsTi
RT @AllHazardsTFS: High wildfire danger is forecast today for portions of the state. Avoid outdoor activities that create sparks or generat…
Statement on passing of former U.S. First Lady Barbara Bush. https://t.co/rqWuQke0MT
FEMA grants Texas’ request to extend the deadline to May 31, 2018 for Transitional Shelter Assistance for Hurricane Harvey survivors. goo.gl/NWZkiG
“Texas is by far the ‘stickiest’ state in the nation with over 82 percent of those born in the state remaining here.” – Dallas Fed https://t.co/bciwqZuYGL
RT @RebuildTXtoday: Update Issue #21 “...As the recovery process from #HurricaneHarvey continues, the State of Texas is continuing to work…
Statement on former U.S. First Lady Barbara Bush. https://t.co/7pcCrhxvea
RT @tamusystem: .@GovAbbott performed the coin toss for the annual @AggieFootball Spring Game, kicking off the Jimbo Fisher era. #12thMan h…
RT @AllHazardsTFS: High to extreme wildfire danger is forecast today for the western two-thirds of Texas. Please avoid any activity that ma…
A disaster declaration has been issued for Texas counties currently experiencing extraordinary drought conditions, resulting in an increased threat of wildfire. Please heed all warnings from local officials. goo.gl/6UJp65
RT @NWSLubbock: Dangerous fire weather conditions favoring large, fast-moving wildfires will exist across southern New Mexico, much of…
RT @AllHazardsTFS: Yesterday, wildfires were very active in New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas. Today’s wildfire danger forecast looks to be w…
Whether a startup or a global brand, businesses need to move at lightning speed – without burdensome regulations. That’s why businesses of all sizes #GoBigInTexas. https://t.co/FtvrHfPxRB
Thank you to @TexasGuard, @TXMilitary, & @CBP for your service to ensure the safety and security of Texans by helping to secure our southern border. goo.gl/RqF2RD https://t.co/pRHfr9qToT
Texas is home to 50 Fortune 500 companies, hundreds of publicly traded firms & 2.6 million small businesses – each began with an idea. Innovative entrepreneurs #GoBigInTexas. facebook.com/Nasdaq/videos/…
Find out what more than 350 companies headquartered in Texas & traded on @NASDAQ and @NYSE already know: Texas offers the freedom to grow. #GoBigInTexas. goo.gl/Qoodwr https://t.co/BH5ZEut1wz
In New York today visiting with @NASDAQ to invite even more startups & businesses from all industries to #GoBigInTexas. facebook.com/Nasdaq/videos/…
Austin, San Antonio, Dallas-Fort Worth, Houston, Killeen, El Paso, Corpus Christi, Beaumont, McAllen & Brownsville named “Best Places to Live in America.” Like all of Texas – great quality of life, low cost of living, freedom to succeed. realestate.usnews.com/places/ranking…
Ringing the closing bell for NASDAQ in New York today, but the Lone Star State is always open for businesses that want to #GoBigInTexas. https://t.co/RSarwI4tbN
RT @txglo: @GovAbbott, @txglo @georgepbush and @femaregion6RA announced upcoming deadline for DALHR program for #HurricaneHarvey eligible s…
San Antonio & New Braunfels area businesses added 23,300 new private-sector #jobs Feb 2017– Feb 2018. Learn more about the top job-creating sectors: bit.ly/2q2uMfA https://t.co/7zPaSyDs19
RT @txglo: Don't forget! Our @TexasVLB team has a #TXVeterans Benefits Fair in #McAllen tomorrow from 10a-1p! twitter.com/TexasVLB/statu…
McAllen, Edinburg & Mission area businesses added 4,900 new private-sector #jobs Feb 2017– Feb 2018. Learn more about the top job-creating sectors: bit.ly/2HbB97P https://t.co/Px6WLd4P05
RT @TXWorkforce: The College Credit for Heroes program seeks to maximize college credit awarded to veterans in #Texas for their military ex…
Statement on @POTUS plan to deploy National Guard to border. Texas will continue to implement robust border security efforts to ensure the safety & security of our citizens. https://t.co/FI9KH8JuOY
Houston, The Woodlands & Sugar Land area businesses added 65,300 new private-sector #jobs Feb 2017 - Feb 2018. Learn more about the top job-creating sectors: bit.ly/2H6dS79 https://t.co/YmWJBIoAF2
Congratulations to @utrgv Chess Team on winning the President’s Cup and defeating the reigning five time champs! utrgv.edu/en-us/about-ut…
DFW & Arlington area businesses added 88,200 new private-sector #jobs Feb 2017–Feb 2018. Learn more about the top job-creating sectors: bit.ly/2IqMmkh https://t.co/sznsEewprV
RT @RebuildTXtoday: “Texas is better when your economy is strong.” @GovAbbott shared this message with local leaders and business members o…
Austin & Round Rock area businesses added 40,200 new private-sector #jobs Feb 2017–Feb 2018. Learn more about the top job-creating sectors: gov.texas.gov/austin-jobs?ut… https://t.co/o0fvWDioic
By His power God raised the Lord from the dead, and He will raise us also. 1 Corinthians 6:14 https://t.co/URNAd84bSm
Wishing you happiness, peace and prosperity this Passover. https://t.co/sdqXoW3St5
Companies from India investing more than $391 million in Texas have directly generated nearly 7,300 Texas jobs. goo.gl/6ujwLa https://t.co/oGhc5MTOII
Capping off this historic business development mission with a visit to the incredible Taj Mahal, known as the jewel of India . goo.gl/XHxVwr https://t.co/5CqnT4y39p
Texas is 2nd among all U.S. states for exports to India, with exports valued at nearly $3.4 billion in 2017. goo.gl/FKQRP4 https://t.co/KOvTj4ZEeD
Texas is continuing to grow relations with India both economically & culturally. A productive meeting today in New Delhi with Prime Minister @narendramodi. goo.gl/ELPoQd https://t.co/K5DX76ff7F
Texas is working to establish a direct flight from Texas to India. @GregAbbott_TX met with India’s Minister of Commerce and Industry and Civil Aviation to further that goal. goo.gl/9A5sAA https://t.co/zf3ODt9oWa
RT @dpradhanbjp: Met Governor of Texas, Mr. @GregAbbott_TX. Discussed about deepening the hydrocarbon engagements between India & Texas. Al…
Growing global economic & research partnerships are a sign of continuing momentum in #Texas, the 10th largest economy when compared to the nations of the world. goo.gl/3KWu5L https://t.co/Pnd0ik94lQ
Investing in the future of Texas and fortifying an already strong partnership, announcing the new @Wipro Texas Technology Center in Plano, TX. goo.gl/ArgtKr https://t.co/RIU6LKfn4K
With 16 sea ports, 32 free trade zones, 382 airports and more miles of freight rail & public roadways than any U.S. state, Texas’ robust infrastructure offers easy access to domestic & global markets. goo.gl/J4oQuD https://t.co/IMK1Evr1FQ
Closed a landmark deal with @jswsteel in Mumbai to expand its operations in Baytown, TX that will create 500 new jobs and expand economic growth in Texas. goo.gl/ZvGq48 https://t.co/b8hU2hXKRh
Among all U.S. states, #Texas is the top exporter, top tech exporter & top state for jobs created from foreign & domestic investments. goo.gl/6ptW2u https://t.co/aAMGNEnAsr
Addressed the Rotary Club of Bombay to highlight all that connects India & Texas both culturally and economically. goo.gl/NA5aGL https://t.co/pYDbonyIRZ
Kicking off Texas' business development mission in India. Learn more about the meeting with @reliancegroup to promote Texas and strengthen ties with India. goo.gl/HuNma8 https://t.co/XWBM5ODz8D
Texas is the top state for relocation & expansion projects because businesses can #GoBigInTexas, bringing advanced automation & better-paying jobs to Texas communities large & small. star-telegram.com/news/business/… https://t.co/4cfNkbIXju
The Opportunity Zone program will attract billions in investment to the state & help highlight areas of Texas that are prime for business investment. Learn More: goo.gl/hXxkAo https://t.co/G1UU93BMkV
The nation’s leading technology & financial services firms are expanding in Texas. Find out why the biggest brands & businesses #GoBigInTexas: siteselection.com/issues/2018/Ma… https://t.co/NGnmjolcYh
RT @txglo: This updated infographic shows the overall progress of recovery from #HurricaneHarvey. Partnerships with local communities have…
Low taxes, reasonable regulations & room to grow means businesses have the freedom to #GoBigInTexas. #SSGCincy Read more about the corporate relocation & business expansion opportunities found only in Texas: siteselection.com/issues/2018/Ma… https://t.co/SGfHAdicQW
The new 150,000 square-foot @LaModernaMx plant in Cleburne, TX is the company’s first in the United States & will create nearly 400 jobs. goo.gl/pQNumq https://t.co/DDz5g1Suid
What matters most to companies that #GoBigInTexas? CEOs agree: It’s our top-quality workforce. #SSGCincy Read more about why Texas is the top state for business relocations & expansion: siteselection.com/issues/2018/Ma… https://t.co/9McOccwTHi
Texas is committed to providing every resource necessary to make sure these crimes are solved. Announcing emergency funding for @Austin_Police & Texas Rangers to assist in bomb investigations. goo.gl/yBrCtv
RT @RebuildTXtoday: .@GovAbbott's Commission To Rebuild Texas | #HurricaneHarvey Update: Issue 19 ow.ly/zamf30j1Knx https://t.co/FqH…
Texas is the top state for business relocations & expansion, winning Site Selection Magazine's Governor's Cup for a record-breaking 6th year in a row. Companies succeed when they #GoBigInTexas. goo.gl/TJX6Aw #SSGCincy https://t.co/pXHNMAiCL7
Texas will continue to do all we can to help those impacted by Hurricane Harvey fully recover. Learn more about our visit with volunteers from @RebuildTexasFund and other incredible organizations. goo.gl/wLsGcd https://t.co/fkhLBYZglM
Through the @txmusicoffice License Plate Grant Program, $22 of the $30 purchase fee goes directly toward providing music instruments & lessons to Texas school children in need around the Lone Star State. goo.gl/A4iPCZ #SXSW #TexasMusic https://t.co/1WqufkIiUw
Texas is taking action to prevent future flooding & actively working with local leaders to help affected communities rebuild. Find out more. bit.ly/2Dvsutc https://t.co/BdfvwgiQec
Music Friendly Communities certified by the @txmusicoffice, like Fort Worth, Austin, San Antonio & Denton, are serious about attracting & developing local music industry growth. More communities in the coming months. goo.gl/iUkmd4 #SXSW #TexasMusic https://t.co/T7YWHmAP7R
RT @teainfo: We join @GovAbbott in congratulating the more than 500 Texas high school teams that competed in the inaugural Girls Go CyberSt…
The Texas music industry generated over $19.8 billion in economic activity across the Lone Star State in 2017, with support from the @txmusicoffice goo.gl/ZxRAUW #SXSW #TexasMusic https://t.co/HzsjRvPWRs
With support from the @txmusicoffice, the Texas music industry created over 178,000 direct & indirect permanent jobs across the Lone Star State in 2017. goo.gl/okZgcX #SXSW #TexasMusic https://t.co/DIazcE0GTI
Statement on bus accident involving students from Channelview High School that crashed in Alabama. https://t.co/aDFWcGTQDG
A $15,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest of those responsible for Austin package bombings. bit.ly/2paPb0z https://t.co/Y4dplcUsn8
The @txmusicoffice connects music businesses & key stakeholders, promotes the Texas music industry & fosters economic development for musicians & the Lone Star State. texasmusicoffice.com #SXSW #TexasMusic https://t.co/3I1scuQyE3
Want to talk filming or developing video games in Texas? Visit #SXSW Booth 721, come to the Filming in Texas Meet Up on March 10, or check out the @TexasFilmComm’s Job Hotline. goo.gl/1Jf4ZN #FilmTexas https://t.co/V4RerLqj6H
Meeting with @SBALinda to discuss the importance of small businesses in Texas and how instrumental @SBAgov has been in helping Texans recover and reopen after Hurricane Harvey.goo.gl/4uVMWx https://t.co/gI5XVxnIss
RT @GoBigInTexas: With 14 total #GovernorsCup Award wins from @SiteSelection under its belt, #Texas is truly the nation's best state for bu…
RT @TexasFLCA: Thank you to the Raymondville Chamber for inviting me to be a part of your HEELS (Helping Empower Entrepreneurial Ladies to…
Projects attracted by the @TexasFilmComm created about 153,000 jobs in communities across Texas since 2007. goo.gl/c6oom5 #FilmTexas #SXSW https://t.co/06b3b6rLKh
Our highly skilled workforce and the entrepreneurs and innovators who call Texas home are keys to Texas’ success. Proud to accept @SiteSelection's Governor’s Cup for the 6th year in a row, goo.gl/XYBMex https://t.co/mqtBaoBy2x
RT @TexasFilmComm: Since 2007, our office attracted projects that have generated nearly $1.39 BILLION in spending across Texas communities…
The @TexasFilmComm attracted projects that generated about $1.39 billion in spending in communities across Texas since 2007. goo.gl/iHTxYR #FilmTexas #SXSW https://t.co/qZ1Iz9qmaP
More than 100 Film Friendly Communities across Texas, certified by the @TexasFilmComm, include major metros & tiny Texas towns. goo.gl/AW2gm2 #FilmTexas #SXSW https://t.co/lkkxtHkIKP
@fema has extend the deadline for Transitional Sheltering Assistance as Texas continues to help victims of #Harvey rebuild & get back in their homes. bit.ly/2tkO1oK
The Alamo fell on this day 182 years ago in the battle for Texas’ independence. https://t.co/U6GeGKFtrC
Make the @TexasFilmComm the first stop for jobs & resources. #FilmTexas #SXSW texasfilmcommission.com https://t.co/ZkN5zlfpAx
For a record-breaking 6th year in a row, Texas has won @SiteSelection Magazine’s Governor’s Cup recognizing the top performing state for business and job creation. bit.ly/2FT5QxH https://t.co/lH6j1aFot6
RT @RebuildTXtoday: The new Recovery Tracker, town hall discussions and the progress of federal funding are a few details in this week's up…
Limited reservations available for Texas small businesses at the BIO International Convention, June 4-7, 2018, in Boston. Eligible companies receive FREE, turnkey shared exhibit space, registration and assistance. surveymonkey.com/r/BIO_2018 https://t.co/bFehWoJrqS
 
 
 
 
 
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