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Commission To Rebuild Texas Update: Issue 2

Weekly update #2 on rebuilding Texas after Hurricane Harvey.The true strength of the Lone Star State is found in our people. In the Rockport-Fulton area along the Texas Gulf Coast on the morning after Harvey’s ...
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Governor Abbott Again Extends Disaster Declaration For Texas Counties Impacted By Hurricane Harvey

Governor Greg Abbott today extended the State Disaster Declaration for Texas counties affected by Hurricane Harvey.Governor Greg Abbott today extended the State Disaster Declaration for Texas counties affected by Hurricane Harvey. All Texas counties declared ...
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Governor Abbott Extends Disaster Declaration For Texas Counties Impacted By Hurricane Harvey

Governor Abbott Extends Disaster Declaration For Texas Counties Impacted By Hurricane HarveyTO ALL TO WHOM THESE PRESENTS SHALL COME:  WHEREAS, I, GREG ABBOTT, Governor of the State of Texas, issued a disaster proclamation on August ...
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Commission To Rebuild Texas Update: Issue 1

Governor Greg Abbott gives top-line information on progress being made by the Commission to Rebuild Texas.In every community I’ve visited since Hurricane Harvey first made landfall, I’ve been struck by the remarkable resilience of our ...
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Governor Abbott Announces Rebuild Texas Website For Communities

Governor Greg Abbott today announced the launch by the Governor's Commission to Rebuild Texas of www.RebuildTexas.Today, a real-time information resource for local officials in the communities impacted by Hurricane Harvey. Governor Greg Abbott today announced ...
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Governor Abbott Proclaims September 12th As “Hand In Hand Day” In Texas To Help Those Affected By Harvey

Governor Greg Abbott today issued a proclamation officially designating September 12th “Hand In Hand Day” in the State of Texas.Governor Greg Abbott today issued a proclamation officially designating September 12th “Hand In Hand Day” in ...
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Governor Abbott Presents 2017 Star Of Texas Awards

Governor Greg Abbott today presented the 2017 Star of Texas Awards to peace officers, firefighters, citizens and emergency medical first responders who have demonstrated extraordinary valor and courage in serving and protecting Texans and Texas ...
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Texas Expands Food Benefits For Harvey Victims

Governor Greg Abbott today announced that the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) will begin offering disaster food relief, commonly known as D-SNAP, for victims of Hurricane Harvey starting Wednesday, September 13. Governor Greg ...
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Bill Maher: 'Unfair' for states like Texas to request federal aid after Harvey

HBO host Bill Maher complained that it "seems a little unfair" for residents of conservative states like Texas to rely on federal assistance in the wake of Hurricane Harvey."These places that got flooded, like Texa... ...
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FEMA Grants Governor Abbott’s Request For Community Disaster Loans For Texas Cities Affected By Harvey

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today granted Governor Abbott's request for Community Disaster Loan assistance for Texas localities impacted by Hurricane Harvey. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today granted Governor Abbott's request for Community Disaster ...
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Governor Abbott Adds 7 Texas Counties To Presidential Disaster Declaration In Response To Harvey

Governor Greg Abbott today requested seven additional Texas counties be added to the Federal Disaster Declaration previously granted by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Governor Greg Abbott today requested seven additional Texas counties be ...
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Governor Abbott Requests FEMA Community Disaster Loans For Texas Cities Affected By Harvey

Governor Greg Abbott today sent a request to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Department Of Homeland Security (DHS) regarding Community Disaster Loan assistance for Texas localities impacted by Hurricane Harvey. Governor Greg ...
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Governor Abbott Statement On Rebuild Texas Fund

Governor Greg Abbott today released a statement encouraging Americans across the country to come together and assist Texans as they rebuild their lives in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey.Governor Greg Abbott today released a statement ...
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Governor Greg Abbott today issued a proclamation reaffirming Texas’ firm stance against price-gouging across the entire state in the wake of Hurricane Harvey. Texas law strictly prohibits price-gougin

Governor Greg Abbott today issued a proclamation reaffirming Texas' firm stance against price-gouging across the entire state in the wake of Hurricane Harvey. Governor Greg Abbott today issued a proclamation reaffirming Texas' firm stance against price-gouging across the entire state in the ...
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Governor Abbott And Vice President Pence Visit Texas Gulf Coast

Governor Greg Abbott and Vice President Mike Pence today visited the Texas cities of Rockport and Victoria as these communities begin the recovery process in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, which made landfall near Rockport ...
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In Texas, Good Samaritans Make America Great

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Governor Abbott Adds 14 Texas Counties To Presidential Disaster Declaration In Response To Harvey

Governor Greg Abbott today requested 14 Texas counties be added to the Presidential Disaster Declaration previously granted by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott today requested the addition of 14 ...
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Governor Abbott Activates Entire Texas National Guard In Response To Hurricane Harvey Devastation

Governor Greg Abbott today announced he has activated the entire Texas National Guard in response to Hurricane Harvey, bringing the total number of deployed guardsman to roughly 12,000.Governor Greg Abbott today announced he has activated ...
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Governor Abbott Adds 4 Texas Counties To State Disaster Declaration

Governor Greg Abbott today expanded his State Disaster Declaration to include four additional Texas counties in response to the damage caused by Hurricane Harvey.Governor Greg Abbott today expanded his State Disaster Declaration to include four ...
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Governor Abbott Adds 20 Texas Counties To State Disaster Declaration

Governor Greg Abbott today expanded his state disaster declaration to include 20 additional Texas counties in response to the damage caused by Hurricane Harvey. Governor Greg Abbott today expanded his state disaster declaration to include ...
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Texas mayor tells those not evacuating to write names, Social Security numbers on their arms: report

A Texas mayor is reportedly advising his residents who are not evacuating before Hurricane Harvey sweeps the state's coastline to write identifying information on their bodies.Rockport Mayor Pro Tempore Patrick Rio... Source: The Hill ...
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Governor Abbott Statement On Missing Texas Sailors From The USS John S. McCain

Governor Greg Abbott today released a statement on the two missing Texas sailors from the USS John S. McCain, Abraham Lopez and John Henry Hoagland III.Governor Greg Abbott today released a statement on the two ...
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Disaster Proclamation Issued For For 30 Texas Counties in Anticipation Of Tropical Depression Harvey Making Landfall

Governor Abbott declares a state of disaster for thirty Texas counties.I, GREG ABBOTT, Governor of the State of Texas, do hereby certify that Tropical Depression Harvey poses a threat of imminent disaster, including severe flooding, ...
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Governor Abbott Declares State of Disaster For 30 Texas Counties in Anticipation Of Tropical Depression Harvey Making Landfall

In anticipation of Tropical Depression Harvey making landfall in the Gulf Coast region, Governor Greg Abbott today preemptively declared a State of Disaster for 30 Texas Counties.In anticipation of Tropical Depression Harvey making landfall in ...
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Governor Abbott Announces Pei Wei Global Headquarters Is Relocating To Texas

Governor Greg Abbott today announced that Pei Wei is moving its global headquarters to Irving, Texas from Arizona. Governor Greg Abbott today announced that Pei Wei is moving its global headquarters to Irving, Texas from ...
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Governor Abbott Signs Legislation Reforming Do-Not-Resuscitate Orders In Texas

Governor Greg Abbott today signed Senate Bill 11 (SB 11) to strengthen patient protections related to Do-Not Resuscitate Orders. Governor Greg Abbott today signed Senate Bill 11 (SB 11) to strengthen patient protections related to ...
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Governor Abbott Signs Legislation To Further Protect Life In Texas

Governor Greg Abbott today signed House Bill 13 (HB 13) to expand reporting requirements for complications resulting from abortion procedures.Governor Greg Abbott today signed House Bill 13 (HB 13) to expand reporting requirements for complications ...
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Texas A&M cancels 'White Lives Matter' rally

Texas A&M has canceled a "White Lives Matter" rally that was set to be held on its campus in College Station, Texas, next month."After consultation with law enforcement and considerable study, Texas A&M is... Source: ...
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Governor Abbott Statement On The Death Of Former Texas Governor Mark White

Governor Greg Abbott today released the following statement on the death of former Texas Governor Mark White.Governor Greg Abbott today released the following statement on the death of former Texas Governor Mark White. The Governor ...
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Governor Abbott Delivers Remarks To The Sheriffs’ Association Of Texas

Governor Greg Abbott today delivered remarks at the 139th annual Sheriffs' Association Training Conference and Expo in Grapevine, Texas.Governor Greg Abbott today delivered remarks at the 139th annual Sheriffs' Association Training Conference and Expo in Grapevine, Texas ...
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America's Future Is Texas

Lawrence Wright, The New YorkerWith right-wing zealots taking over the legislature even as the state's demographics shift leftward, Texas has become the nation's bellwether. Source: Real Clear Politics ...
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California restricts state travel to Texas, other states over LGBT laws

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra (D) will bar state employees from business trips to four states after those states passed measures limiting the rights of LGBT people.The new restrictions prohibit state-f... Source: The Hill ...
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