Official news from the Office of Texas Governor Greg Abbott. You can follow the governor's personal feed @GregAbbott_TX
@LupeValdez on her humble fundraising: ‘This election will not be bought’ Valdez has $222,050 in cash on hand as of June 30. @GovAbbott has 130 times that and has already booked $16.1 m in TV time for the fall. mystatesman.com/news/state--re… https://t.co/7IIJcnAi1L
@GovAbbott's campaign has laid the groundwork for a large general election ad blitz, reserving $16 million in TV time for the fall. His total spending for the latest fundraising period topped $22 million. #tx2018 bit.ly/2ur3CRK
Port Aransas named by @FodorsTravel as one of America’s 25 Favorite Beach Towns. Plan your Texas staycation: @PortATexas or @TexasTourism. fodors.com/news/photos/am… https://t.co/Zod2xY7Q8l
RT @AustinChamber: .@GovAbbott’s leadership was instrumental in securing the Army Futures Command for #ATX.
By limiting senseless government restrictions, the opportunity for businesses to succeed is as limitless as Texas itself. youtu.be/alEp-lSMAdo #topstates
RT @USArmy: Austin, TX has been announced as the new home of #ArmyFutures Command. https://t.co/IHIVE1NA9J
Statement on Austin being chosen as new site for @USArmy Futures Command. https://t.co/WJw9nFVxum
ICYMI: Why Texas is the top state in America for business. cnbc.com/2018/07/09/why… #TopStates
RT @RepMcCaul: Texas was named the best place to do business because we empower people, not government. "By limiting senseless government r…
WATCH: Low taxes, low regulation, and fiscal stewardship have gotten Texas to where it is today, and the Lone Star State continues to diversify an already robust economy that is the envy of the nation. goo.gl/44P19K https://t.co/PeRCbkpt8X
Number one exporter in technology, the largest medical center in the world, highest concentration of workers in the financial sector and a number of other growing industries. WATCH: Texas has been named as America’s Top State for Business by @CNBC. youtube.com/watch?v=YwDJuS…
RT @TPWDnews: .@CNBC names #Texas as best state for business in 2018, reporting live from @goenchantedrock with @GovAbbott and @patgreenmus…
RT @TxDOT: Texas' top ranking in #infrastructure plays a critical role in making the #LoneStarState No. 1 for business in America. https://…
@CNBC names Texas as America's Top State For Business! Learn more about how Texas offers a blueprint for business success. goo.gl/boZ2gS #TopStates https://t.co/xFz3LbUf3N
RT @CNBC: Introducing America's #TopStates for business in 2018. 1. Texas 2. Washington 3. Utah 4. Virginia 5. Colorado Find the full list…
RT @TexasEconDev: Catch 7-Eleven Vice President Larry Hughes at the #Killeen Small Business Forum on July 11! He will be speaking on why ve…
RT @TexasEconDev: #Texas was named the BESTplace for #startups in @wallethub’s “2018’s Best & Worst States to Start a Business” study relea…
Federal disaster request for Individual Assistance has been granted for Texas counties in the Rio Grande Valley following recent flooding. bit.ly/2KFwpfx
RT @TexasVeterans: Amazon launches hiring program in Austin for veterans kxan.com/news/local/aus…
We owe our respect & enduring gratitude to the men & women who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces. The Texas Veterans Portal & app connects veterans to the benefits & services they’ve earned. veterans.portal.texas.gov #HireAVet https://t.co/wXKPJOQIPX
RT @TXMilitary: "They are among some of the most skilled and experienced warriors we have." @GenDaveGoldfein reminds us how the men and wom…
Texas is receiving nearly $5 billion from @USACEHQ for critical disaster recovery & flood mitigation projects. Learn more bit.ly/2IWBGte
We’re helping veterans & military families find & create jobs in Texas: waiving licensing & exam fees for veterans; exempting new veteran-owned businesses from franchise taxes; waiving fees & exams for military spouses licensed by other states. tdlr.texas.gov/military.htm #HireAVet https://t.co/fY2gcEdwhj
Former or current members of the military in Texas: Register at collegecreditforheroes.org for an estimate of college credits already earned based on your military occupation & service schools attended. @TXWorkforce @TXHigherEdBoard #HireAVet https://t.co/Hl9sF70596
RT @TexasEconDev: The #Killeen Governor’s Small Business Forum is right around the corner! Be sure to register ASAP! https://t.co/PTyvnN7Mg…
New incentive to hire skilled #veterans now offered to new Texas Enterprise Fund businesses: goo.gl/H7yaco #HireAVet https://t.co/PghpE3vGBS
Texas leads the nation in private-sector job creation. To continue growing, we are investing more in the workforce of tomorrow, today. goo.gl/ndf6g1 https://t.co/DDWLez9T3h
Because Texas is educating the workforce of tomorrow, the goals of 60x30TX are to increase the number of degrees awarded, ensure students gain marketable skills & minimize student loan debt. 60x30tx.com @TXHigherEdBoard https://t.co/ELGft8Mu1t
RT @TexasGameWarden: The Fulton Fire Department and Texas Game Wardens assigned to the Marine Tactical Operations Group enjoying a meal and…
Students: Gain the marketable skills employers are looking for; apply for internships at txinternshipchallenge.com. @TXWorkforce @teainfo @TXHigherEdBoard https://t.co/vhXn4vv9jB
Explore the Top 25 in-demand careers, potential earnings & education requirements with this Texas Career Check tool from @TXWorkforce. texascareercheck.com/ExploreCareer/… https://t.co/lversNU1KY
Texas has requested a federal disaster declaration for the recent severe weather and flooding in the Rio Grande Valley. goo.gl/DF5pkU https://t.co/FH05JXgzX2
RT @RebuildTXtoday: #HurricaneHarvey Update: Issue 24 | ow.ly/tfFI30kErhF @GovAbbott issued a State Disaster Declaration on Thu aft…
RT @txglo: Today @txglo Commissioner George P. Bush announced @HUDgov @SecretaryCarson approved the State Action Plan for $5.024 billion in…
Announcing $5 million in Texas Talent Connection grants to provide in-demand skills & training for Texans and boost job growth across the state. Learn more: goo.gl/8dMVeM https://t.co/XNyM99xzZV
RT @TxDOT: Severe thunderstorms are possible across most of the Panhandle region this afternoon into the evening hours. Here are some safet…
#TexasWorks: The top exporting state & the top tech exporting state, Texas is becoming a "manufacturing powerhouse." bizjournals.com/sanantonio/new… https://t.co/9GnYL7oKy2
A State Disaster Declaration has been issued for Texas counties impacted by severe weather and flooding. Please continue to heed all warnings from local officials. goo.gl/RZGsYn
#TexasWorks: Our greatest natural resource -- the entrepreneurs & innovators who call Texas home. https://t.co/4p8qRNpps9
RT @TXMilitary: #BREAKING: Texas #NationalGuard, along with state, local and federal authorities, are conducting emergency operations in #…
Texas has been awarded $13 million in fishery disaster funds to help coastal businesses recover in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. Learn more: goo.gl/qcrn5s
RT @TxDOT: Rain and severe weather conditions are upon portions of the Lone Star State. Crews continue to monitor roadways and place traffi…
#TexasWorks: Texas leads the nation in private-sector job creation -- over the month, over the year & over the last 10 years. https://t.co/Y9hG6ynUcv
RT @TexasGameWarden: Heavy rainfall expected in #Texas the next few days. Flooding conditions are extremely dangerous & can occur with litt…
#TexasWorks: When you combine all goods & services produced by the people & businesses in the Lone Star State, Texas has an annual GDP of $1.7 trillion. https://t.co/wN0jVfjkiF
The State Operations Center has been activated as heavy rain and storms continue to impact the Texas coast. goo.gl/UL1Ley https://t.co/uTLHoKgcni
Encouraging all Texans to come together in celebration of Juneteenth to recognize the freedom this holiday represents and the history and culture of the African-American community. https://t.co/tjJl1I53o3
RT @TxDPS: Heavy rainfall is expected in #Texas the next few days. Remember, flooding conditions are extremely dangerous & can occur with…
#TexasWorks: Over the past four years, we've spurred the Texas economy by cutting taxes & regulations, by investing in our roads & by focusing on developing a world-class workforce. https://t.co/NiviHqQJib
RT @TDEM: Heavy rainfall is expected in #Texas the next few days. Remember, flooding conditions are extremely dangerous & can occur with l…
Texas employers, both mid-sized & large, are among the best in the nation, based on surveys of their employees by @Forbes. forbes.com/best-employers… #TexasWorks #GoBigInTexas https://t.co/PjdpFcOlyv
Visitng @TexasVFW Post 76 to thank military veterans and their families for their service to the United States this Flag Day. https://t.co/SWkleYO1z6
RT @TXWorkforce: #ICYMI: Commissioner @AlvarezTWCLabor & leadership staff representing several TWC programs embarked on a South #Texas lis…
Dallas, Austin & San Antonio are among America’s best large metro areas for new #jobs growth in 2018, per @Forbes. forbes.com/sites/joelkotk… #TexasWorks #GoBigInTexas https://t.co/sbqZTYrzgL
The flag of the United States of America is our enduring symbol of freedom & serves as a reminder of the men and women who sacrificed so much for our country. https://t.co/4SgfSKihjv
Small business is booming in Texas; four of the top 10 cities for starting a business — Austin, Dallas, San Antonio & Houston — are in the Lone Star State. finance.yahoo.com/news/state-hom… #TexasWorks #GoBigInTexas https://t.co/Si3hT3EKYE
Small business is booming in Texas; four of the top 10 cities for starting a business — Austin, Dallas, San Antonio & Houston — are in the Lone Star State. finance.yahoo.com/news/state-hom… #TexasWorks #GoBigInTexa https://t.co/biysxRBGOT
Texas #jobs are on pace for the strongest growth in four years, per @DallasFed. dallasfed.org/news/releases/… #TexasWorks #GoBigInTexas https://t.co/9U7Z8DMHc0
On first annual Women Veterans Day in Texas, @TexasFLCA honored all women who have served our country in the U.S. military. goo.gl/jbypVz https://t.co/F5XtmXF8o5
Texas is encouraging businesses to hire veterans. Learn more about the new veteran hiring incentive for Texas Enterprise Fund grant recipients. goo.gl/61Hb9t https://t.co/T3oTBSTpMa
@USACEHQ announces Texas will receive over $500 million in additional funding for flood mitigation and infrastructure upgrades to make our state more resilient to future storms. goo.gl/X51Jh2
Texas wins 6th Gold Shovel Award from @AreaDevelopment Magazine for new job growth and business investments. #GoBiGInTexas goo.gl/ASZM9i https://t.co/VThq5XyN5n
Texas had the fastest economic growth in 4Q 2017, beating all other states with 5.2% growth in real gross domestic product. goo.gl/cVJggR #GoBigInTexas https://t.co/p56Yjwzkxv
RT @teainfo: Districts: Please see this letter from Commissioner Morath with information regarding various programs, grants and opportuniti…
RT @tamusystem: The Dept. of @Energy announced today that The Texas A&M University System, @Battelle and the @UofCalifornia were awarded th…
RT @txglo: ICYMI: Cmr. @georgepbush announced $6.5 million in CDBG-DR funds to help replace damaged and destroyed apartment complexes in Ro…
Working with @POTUS & federal officials to prepare resources, communication & response strategies to protect families and property this hurricane season. goo.gl/Dy5iMu https://t.co/paGYb7Yd7b
Texas is bringing two more leading researchers to @UTArlington & @TexasTech through the Governor's University Research Initiative. Learn more: goo.gl/VaEhmC https://t.co/WciLbIIVcV
Remembering the brave soldiers who stormed the beaches of Normandy to liberate the world from an unthinkable evil. https://t.co/E7PglEalwr
RT @GoBigInTexas: Learn why #biotech companies choose to #GoBigInTexas #BIO2018 twitter.com/txhbi/status/1…
@core1937 is relocating its headquarters relocation to Frisco, TX bringing new jobs and $4 million in capital investment. goo.gl/HUdkjq https://t.co/tIQGdYKRK1
RT @GoBigInTexas: Looking for a strong biotech community with a robust, research-focused infrastructure and funding available for R&D? Join…
RT @GoBigInTexas: Biotech and life science leaders making cutting-edge discoveries every day in Texas. Learn why over 5,000 industry orgs,…
RT @GoBigInTexas: TxEDC is attending @BIOConvention in #Boston this week in partnership with @txhbi and @TexasEconDev. Stop by the BioTexas…
RT @TexasEconDev: In @Forbes third annual list that highlights the top 25 small companies of 2018, #Texas is proud to be the home of 5 outs…
RT @TexasTDI: ⛈ Spring storm season is here. Are you ready? bit.ly/TDI-storm-prep https://t.co/XKOFQm7TK8
Hurricane Season starts today. With Harvey’s devastation still very fresh in our minds, now is the time to take important steps to protect your family & property. galvnews.com/opinion/guest_… #txwx #HurricanePrep https://t.co/pNsDfaQqxQ
Congratulations to Karthik and the two runners-up who are also from Texas! twitter.com/ScrippsBee/sta…
Texas is taking action to improve safety & security at our schools. Find out more about the Governor’s School and Firearm Safety Action Plan. #txlege goo.gl/YwB4Mp
Visited Santa Fe High School this morning to speak with students, parents, teachers, and staff, and present first responders with a Governor’s commendation for their actions. #SantaFeStrong https://t.co/oj7QxHWOhS
Issued a statewide call for Texans to take part in a moment of silence at 10:00 AM C.T. tomorrow, May 21, 2018, to honor the memory of the victims of the Santa Fe High School shooting. goo.gl/cHyfgA
Texas flags across the state are being lowered to half-staff in memory of those who lost their lives in the school shooting at Santa Fe High School today. goo.gl/icjbPu https://t.co/ZVAgkIRbzU
RT @TexasTDI: We asked some Texas meteorologists about flood insurance… https://t.co/jxmSb2VfSM
Consider flood insurance as part of your home protection plan. Most flood policies have a 30-day waiting period. For more info, visit --> goo.gl/BtTE4v #txwx #HurricanePrep https://t.co/KCKlKd5jaR
Register for emergency alerts & for special assistance. For more info & other tips on how to prepare before a storm, visit --> bit.ly/2Go7G8r #txwx #HurricanePrep https://t.co/Wiqag0K8cp
RT @txglo: Commissioner @georgepbush and Governor @GregAbbott_TX have announced more than 15,000 homes have received repairs through the #P…
Do your family members know how to reach each other & where to meet up in an emergency? For tips on creating a family communication plan, visit --> bit.ly/2rLDJK6 #txwx #HurricanePrep https://t.co/WIjqBS1D9a
Encouraging all Texans to come together this Peace Officers Memorial Day to pay tribute to our fallen heroes & the entire law enforcement community. bit.ly/2Gg1lvO https://t.co/Qsg9Jgzw4H
RT @TexasEconDev: UPCOMING EVENT 5/17! Beyond the Borders: Business Opportunities for Exporters. Learn how to tap into the global marketpla…
For tips on preparing an emergency supply kit before disaster strikes, visit --> bit.ly/2jX5An8 #txwx #HurricanePrep https://t.co/xmVjqceS4F
Texans: Hurricane Season starts June 1. Now is the time to prepare a plan to protect your family & your property. bit.ly/2jX5An8 #txwx #HurricanePrep #TexasStrong https://t.co/KGRizRnFlZ
The Governor’s economic development teams stand ready to partner with local EDCs on business recruitment & retention efforts across the state. goo.gl/AL98r9 #EconDevWeek https://t.co/BvHK0VcSzH
RT @TexasEconDev: LAST CALL: Today is the deadline to register for three upcoming trade shows! Apply for FREE exhibit space at the #TexasPa…
RT @TexasEconDev: LAST CALL! Registration Deadline- May 10 ! Tomorrow is the last day for #Texas companies to join our office in the Texas…
Expanding markets for Texas exports is a priority for the state’s economic development efforts & international trade missions. goo.gl/eod5FP #EconDevWeek https://t.co/9tRAYe0kYH
Economic development teams across Texas continue to drive business growth, creating opportunities for job seekers & creators alike. goo.gl/mFPwrP #EconDevWeek https://t.co/OLvPr7ivGZ
Texas leads all states in business relocations & expansions, winning a record-breaking sixth Governor’s Cup in a row from Site Selection magazine. goo.gl/qfoSPC #EconDevWeek https://t.co/Sk2t4RGG26
RT @txcomptroller: What can happen when leaders in business & government work together? Today, Comptroller @Glenn_Hegar, @GovAbbott & @Tex…
The @Texas4Women is instrumental in building a Texas of tomorrow that fosters greater female entrepreneurship and leadership success for women. goo.gl/BW5U7V https://t.co/NmVbWc9yyV
In Texas, every week is #EconDevWeek, thanks to the economic development professionals in communities large & small across this great state who work every day to attract new investment while retaining & growing existing businesses. https://t.co/LrreiCNRNP
Joining law enforcement officers from across the state for the 2018 Texas Peace Officers Memorial Ceremony to honor fallen Texas peace officers and their families. goo.gl/TYBeNN https://t.co/LmNKtWicmH
 
 
 
 
 
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