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Texas News: Texas Governor Greg Abbott Holds Press Conference On State Response To Severe Weather, Flooding In Texas

Updates State Disaster Declaration To Include Additional Texas Counties AUSTIN, TX – Texas Governor Greg Abbott Friday received a briefing from the Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM) and multiple state agencies regarding the ongoing severe weather and flooding currently impacting Texas, and held a press conference on the state’s response to this disaster.  During … Continue reading Texas News: Texas Governor Greg Abbott Holds Press Conference On State Response To Severe Weather, Flooding In Texas

Texas News: Governor Greg Abbott Issues Disaster Declaration For 18 Texas Counties In Response To Severe Weather, Flooding

AUSTIN, TX – Texas Governor Greg Abbott yesterday issued a State Disaster Declaration for 18 Texas counties impacted by recent severe weather and flooding that has caused widespread property damage, and threatened loss of life.  Governor Abbott has authorized the use of all available resources of state government and of political subdivisions to aid in … Continue reading Texas News: Governor Greg Abbott Issues Disaster Declaration For 18 Texas Counties In Response To Severe Weather, Flooding

Texas News: Texas Governor Abbott Issues Disaster Declaration In Response To Severe Weather, Flooding In Texas

AUSTIN, TX – Texas Governor Greg Abbott today issued a State Disaster Declaration for three Texas counties recently impacted by severe weather and flooding. By issuing this disaster declaration, Governor Abbott has authorized the use of all available resources of state government and of political subdivisions necessary to respond to this disaster. “When severe weather … Continue reading Texas News: Texas Governor Abbott Issues Disaster Declaration In Response To Severe Weather, Flooding In Texas

Texas News: Governor Greg Abbott Announces New Sterling Lumber Company Facility In Lufkin

AUSTIN, TX – Texas Governor Greg Abbott today announced that Sterling Lumber Company, LLC., will be opening a new TerraLam® Cross-Laminated Timber mat manufacturing facility in Lufkin. Sterling is a vertically integrated manufacturer that delivers high-performance ground protection mats and more than 300 industrial products worldwide.  The new facility in Lufkin will create 150 new … Continue reading Texas News: Governor Greg Abbott Announces New Sterling Lumber Company Facility In Lufkin

Texas News: Texas Governor Greg Abbott Appoints Michael Toth To Third Court Of Appeals

AUSTIN, TX – Texas Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Michael “Mike” Toth to the Third Court of Appeals for a term set to expire December 31, 2018, or until his successor shall be duly elected and qualified. Michael “Mike” Toth of Austin is senior counsel at Dykema Cox Smith, LLC.  Previously, he served as special … Continue reading Texas News: Texas Governor Greg Abbott Appoints Michael Toth To Third Court Of Appeals

Texas News: Governor Abbott Announces $2 Million Grant To Austin Community College District In Support Of Army Futures Command

AUSTIN, TX – Texas Governor Greg Abbott today announced a $2 million grant from the Texas Military Preparedness Commission’s (TMPC) Defense Economic Adjustment Assistance Grant (DEAAG) program to the Austin Community College District in partnership with The University of Texas and the U.S. Army.  The funds will be used for the buildout of facilities supporting … Continue reading Texas News: Governor Abbott Announces $2 Million Grant To Austin Community College District In Support Of Army Futures Command

Texas News: Governor Greg Abbott Issues Disaster Declaration In Response To Approaching Tropical Disturbance

AUSTIN, TX – Texas Governor Greg Abbott today issued a State Disaster Declaration for Texas counties impacted by severe weather and flooding as a tropical system approaches the state.  Prior to today’s disaster declaration, the Governor has ordered the Texas State Operations Center (SOC) to increase its readiness level to level II (escalated response conditions) … Continue reading Texas News: Governor Greg Abbott Issues Disaster Declaration In Response To Approaching Tropical Disturbance

Texas News: Governor Abbott Further Elevates Activation Level Of State Operations Center For Approaching Tropical Disturbance

AUSTIN, TX – Texas Governor Greg Abbott has ordered the Texas State Operations Center (SOC) to further increase its readiness level to level II (escalated response conditions) beginning at 7 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 13, as a tropical disturbance in the Gulf of Mexico continues to move toward the Texas coast.  Governor Abbott directed the … Continue reading Texas News: Governor Abbott Further Elevates Activation Level Of State Operations Center For Approaching Tropical Disturbance