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Governor Greg Abbott Sets Special Election For Texas House District 52
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Governor Greg Abbott Sets Special Election For Texas House District 52

(from Governor’s Press Office ) Austin, Texas | Press Release Governor Greg Abbott today issued a proclamation announcing November 6, 2018, as the special election date to fill the Texas House of Representatives District 52 seat recently vacated by Representative Larry Gonzales. Candidates who wish to have their names placed […]

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Gov Abbott Declares State Of Disaster For Six Texas Counties
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Gov Abbott Declares State Of Disaster For Six Texas Counties

(from Gov. Abbott’s Press Office) Declaration Issued and Federal Aid Sought. Following major wildfires in the Texas Panhandle, Governor Greg Abbott today declared a State of Disaster in the following counties: Gray, Hemphill, Lipscomb, Ochiltree, Roberts and Wheeler. In addition to the disaster declaration, the State of Texas has asked the United […]

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Gov. Abbott Deploys Resources To Panhandle To Combat Wildfires
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Gov. Abbott Deploys Resources To Panhandle To Combat Wildfires

(from Gov. Greg Abbott’s Press office) Governor Greg Abbott has activated state resources to help combat wildfires in the Texas panhandle. In support of local efforts, the Governor has deployed Texas Intrastate Fire Mutual Aid Strike Teams to assist local first responders. Other state agencies engaged in support of local officials include the Texas Forest […]

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Governor Abbott Proclaims March 2017 to be Women’s History Month
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Governor Abbott Proclaims March 2017 to be Women’s History Month

(from Gov. Abbott’s Press Office) Throughout our history, Americans have demonstrated incredible ingenuity and fortitude in building this great nation we call home.  Among those, women past and present have made lasting contributions. Texas women claim many firsts, like Mary Austin Holley, who wrote the first English book about Texas […]

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Gov. Abbott Appoints Alexander-Schneider And Gutierrez To Texas State Council For Interstate Adult Offender Supervision
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Gov. Abbott Appoints Alexander-Schneider And Gutierrez To Texas State Council For Interstate Adult Offender Supervision

(from Governor Abbott’s Press Office) Gov. Abbott Appoints Alexander-Schneider And Gutierrez To Texas State Council For Interstate Adult Offender Supervision. Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Pam Alexander-Schneider to the Texas State Council for Interstate Adult Offender Supervision for a term set to expire February 1, 2021 and reappointed David Gutierrez […]

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Gov Abbott Releases 2018-19 Budget
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Gov Abbott Releases 2018-19 Budget

Governor Abbott Releases 2018-19 Budget That Fully Funds Key Priorities Within Available Revenue 1/31/2017 (from Gov. Abbott’s Press Office) Coinciding with his State of the State address, Governor Greg Abbott today released his budget for the 2018-19 biennium. The Governor’s budget ensures Texas will live within its means while fully […]

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Texas Continues To Make Progress Bringing High-Speed Internet To Schools And Students
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Texas Continues To Make Progress Bringing High-Speed Internet To Schools And Students

1/17/17 (from Texas Governor’s Press Office) EducationSuperHighway’s Second Annual “State of the States” Report Finds 83 Percent of Texas School Districts Now Meet Minimum Connectivity Goal; Up from 67 Percent in 2015 Since launching the Texas Classroom Connectivity Initiative, Texas has made significant progress in its ongoing effort to expand […]

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Gov. Abbott Proclaims January to be Human Trafficking Prevention Month
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Gov. Abbott Proclaims January to be Human Trafficking Prevention Month

1/11/17 Proclamation (Austin, Tex) Texans are a people who value freedom and recognize the inherent dignity of every life.  We may find it hard to imagine that men, women and children are commodified every day, forced into labor or purchased in the sex trade for the benefit of traffickers, sex […]

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Governor Abbott Statement On Biennial Revenue Estimate
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Governor Abbott Statement On Biennial Revenue Estimate

1/19/17 (From Texas Governor’s Press Office) Governor Greg Abbott today released the following statement on Comptroller Glenn Hegar’s Biennial Revenue Estimate: “Texans expect their government to live within its means, and I fully expect to sign a budget that does just that. As fiscal conservatives, we must treat our state […]

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Gov. Abbott Appoints Rolando Pablos as Texas Secretary of State
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Gov. Abbott Appoints Rolando Pablos as Texas Secretary of State

1/5/17 (from Texas Governor’s Press Office) Texas Governor Greg Abbott today appointed Rolando Pablos as Texas Secretary of State for a term set to expire at the pleasure of the Governor. Rolando Pablos replaces outgoing Secretary Carlos Cascos. Rolando Pablos is co-founder and CEO of Uriel Americas. Most recently, he served as […]

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