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AUSTIN, Texas | Opposition mounts against Texas governor’s election chief

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A key Texas Democrat says he won’t back Gov. Greg Abbott’s embattled choice for secretary of state, whose job is in peril over an inaccurate list of 95,000 voters flagged as possible non-U.S. citizens. Sen. Jose Rodriguez chairs the Democratic caucus in the chamber. He said Thursday “the damage has been … Continue reading AUSTIN, Texas | Opposition mounts against Texas governor’s election chief

Texas News: Texas Governor Greg Abbott Holds Joint Press Conference With Lt. Governor Patrick, Speaker Bonnen

AUSTIN, TX – Jan. 9, 2019 – Texas Governor Greg Abbott today held a joint press conference with Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick and House Speaker Dennis Bonnen at the Governor’s Mansion.  During the press conference, they discussed their priorities for the 86th legislative session and reaffirmed their commitment to working together to advance solutions to … Continue reading Texas News: Texas Governor Greg Abbott Holds Joint Press Conference With Lt. Governor Patrick, Speaker Bonnen

Texas News: Texas Governor Greg Abbott Announces East Penn Manufacturing Expansion In Temple

AUSTIN, TX – Texas Governor Greg Abbott today announced that East Penn Manufacturing Co. will be expanding its presence in Temple, Texas to grow its finishing distribution center operations.  East Penn is a manufacturer of high quality lead batteries and accessories for automotive, agricultural, commercial, marine, industrial, stationary, and specialty markets.  The company’s expansion will … Continue reading Texas News: Texas Governor Greg Abbott Announces East Penn Manufacturing Expansion In Temple

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 Abbott Issues Disaster Declaration For An Additional 36 Texas Counties In Response To Severe Weather, Flooding

AUSTIN, TX – Office of Texas Governor, Greg Abbott released the following information on Friday, October 19, 2018: TO ALL TO WHOM THESE PRESENTS SHALL COME: I, GREG ABBOTT, Governor of the State of Texas, issued a disaster proclamation on October 16, 2018, certifying that the severe weather and prolonged flooding event that began on … Continue reading Texas News: Governor Abbott Issues Disaster Declaration For An Additional 36 Texas Counties In Response To Severe Weather, Flooding

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