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Texas News: Texas Governor Greg Abbott Attends 19th Annual Indo-American Chamber Of Commerce Of Greater Houston Gala

HOUSTON, TX – Texas Governor Greg Abbott yesterday joined the Indo-American Chamber of Commerce of Greater Houston (IACCGH) for their 19th annual gala.  The event celebrated the IACCGH’s 19 years of service for the Indo-American Business Community in Houston and dedication to facilitating commerce between Texas and India. “The Indo-American Chamber Of Commerce continues to … Continue reading Texas News: Texas Governor Greg Abbott Attends 19th Annual Indo-American Chamber Of Commerce Of Greater Houston Gala

Texas News: Governor Abbott Announces 2018 Outstanding Women In Texas Government Award Recipients

AUSTIN, TX – The State Agency Council to the Governor’s Commission for Women is proud to announce the 2018 Outstanding Women in Texas Government Award recipients.  This biennial award honors women in state service who are helping to shape the future of Texas by contributing their notable talents and skills.  Candidates were nominated by their … Continue reading Texas News: Governor Abbott Announces 2018 Outstanding Women In Texas Government Award Recipients

Texas News: Texas Governor Greg Abbott Appoints Jeffrey D. Jacobs To Sabine River Authority Board Of Directors

AUSTIN, TX – Texas Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Jeffrey D. “Jeff” Jacobs to the Sabine River Authority of Texas Board of Directors for term set to expire on July 6, 2019.  The purpose of the Sabine River Authority is to conserve, store, control, preserve, utilize and distribute the storm and flood waters and the … Continue reading Texas News: Texas Governor Greg Abbott Appoints Jeffrey D. Jacobs To Sabine River Authority Board Of Directors

Texas News: Texas Governor Greg Abbott extended the State Disaster Declaration for Texas counties affected by Hurricane Harvey

AUSTIN, TX – Texas Governor Greg Abbott has extended the State Disaster Declaration for counties affected by Hurricane Harvey. TO ALL TO WHOM THESE PRESENTS SHALL COME: WHEREAS, I, GREG ABBOTT, Governor of the State of Texas, issued a disaster proclamation on August 23, 2017, certifying that Hurricane Harvey posed a threat of imminent disaster … Continue reading Texas News: Texas Governor Greg Abbott extended the State Disaster Declaration for Texas counties affected by Hurricane Harvey

Texas News: Texas Governor Greg Abbott Announces “Damon Allen Act”

Unveils Proposals To Reform Bail System In Texas AUSTIN, TX – Texas Governor Greg Abbott today unveiled the “Damon Allen Act,” a set of proposals to reform the bail system in Texas to protect law enforcement and enhance public safety.  The proposals announced by the Governor are in honor of Texas State Trooper Damon Allen, … Continue reading Texas News: Texas Governor Greg Abbott Announces “Damon Allen Act”

Texas News: Texas Governor Abbott Appoints Three To Board Of The Texas Department Of Motor Vehicles

AUSTIN, TX – Texas Governor Greg Abbott has appointed John M. Prewitt and Paul R. Scott and reappointed Brett H. Graham to the Board of the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles for terms set to expire on February 1, 2023.  The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles serves, protects, and advances citizens and industries in the … Continue reading Texas News: Texas Governor Abbott Appoints Three To Board Of The Texas Department Of Motor Vehicles

Texas News: Federal Disaster Declaration Granted For Texas Counties Following Severe Weather, Flooding In The Rio Grande Valley

AUSTIN, TX – United States President Donald J. Trump and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today granted Governor Greg Abbott‘s federal disaster request for Individual Assistance for Cameron and Hidalgo Counties following recent severe weather and flooding.  The Governor requested this assistance following his visit to the Emergency Operations Center in Edinburg, Texas where … Continue reading Texas News: Federal Disaster Declaration Granted For Texas Counties Following Severe Weather, Flooding In The Rio Grande Valley

Texas Political News: Texas Governor Abbott Appoints Felicia Fruia-Edge, Ardis Reed, John Griffin, To Texas Diabetes Council

AUSTIN, TX – Texas Governor Greg Abbott appointed Felicia Fruia-Edge and Ardis Reed to the Texas Diabetes Council for terms set to expire on February 1, 2023.  Additionally, the Governor reappointed John Griffin for a term set to expire on February 1, 2019.  The council addresses issues affecting people with diabetes in Texas, and advises … Continue reading Texas Political News: Texas Governor Abbott Appoints Felicia Fruia-Edge, Ardis Reed, John Griffin, To Texas Diabetes Council