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Governor Abbott Extends Disaster Proclamation for 60 Texas Counties

Governor Greg Abbott today extended the State Disaster Declaration for Texas 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 ...
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Governor Abbott Appoints Eight To Texas State Independent Living Council

Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Leah K. Beltran to the Texas State Independent Living Council for a term set to expire on October 24, 2018. He also appointed Thomas Michael “Mike” Bates and Keisha Rowe ...
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Governor Abbott Names Chair And Appoints Three To Teacher Retirement System Of Texas Board Of Trustees

Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Jarvis V. Hollingsworth, James “Dick” Nance, and Nanette Sissney to the Teacher Retirement System of Texas Board of Trustees for terms set to expire August 31, 2023.Governor Greg Abbott has ...
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Governor Abbott Names Chair And Appoints Four To Texas Commission On Public School Finance

Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Scott Brister, Melissa Martin, Elvira Reyna, and Todd Williams to the Texas Commission on Public School Finance for terms at the pleasure of the Governor. Governor Greg Abbott has appointed ...
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Governor Abbott Appoints D’Andrea To Public Utility Commission Of Texas

Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Arthur D’Andrea to the Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUC) for a term set to expire September 1, 2023.Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Arthur D’Andrea to the Public Utility Commission ...
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Conway: 'Rush' to politicize Texas shooting is 'disrespectful to the dead'

White House counselor Kellyanne Conway on Monday called out those "pointing fingers" after the Texas shooting over the weekend that left 26 people dead."The rush to judgment, particularly by people who just see pol... Source: The Hill ...
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Governor Abbott Orders Texas Flags Lowered To Half-Staff In Honor Of the Lives Lost In Sutherland Springs, TX

Governor Greg Abbott today ordered Texas flags across the state to be lowered to half-staff in honor of those lost in the horrific shooting in Sutherland Springs, Texas today. Flags should remain at half-mast through ...
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Dems renew calls for gun control in wake of Texas church shooting

Democrats are renewing their calls for gun reform after reports of a mass shooting at a church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, on Sunday. Source: The Hill ...
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At least 26 killed in Texas church shooting

Dozens of people were killed when a man opened fire in a church on Sunday in Sutherland Springs, Texas.Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) confirmed in a press conference on Sunday th... Source: The Hill ...
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Governor Abbott Appoints Hedrick To Texas School Safety Center Board

Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Bryan Hedrick to the Texas School Safety Center Board for a term set to expire February 1, 2018. Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Bryan Hedrick to the Texas School Safety ...
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Commission To Rebuild Texas Update: Issue 8

Weekly update #8 on rebuilding Texas after Hurricane Harvey.Texans are known for their spirit and resolve, and in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, we’ve witnessed the persevering nature of Texans each and every day. For ...
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Governor Abbott Reappoints Bickerstaff To Board For Lease Of Texas Parks And Wildlife Lands

Governor Greg Abbott has reappointed Clifton “Cliff” Bickerstaff to the Board for Lease of Texas Parks and Wildlife Lands for a term set to expire on September 1, 2019.Governor Greg Abbott has reappointed Clifton “Cliff” ...
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Governor Greg Abbott Proclaims November 3rd Houston Astros Day In Texas

Governor Greg Abbott today issued a proclamation declaring tomorrow, November 3, 2017, Houston Astros Day. Governor Greg Abbott today issued a proclamation declaring tomorrow, November 3, 2017, Houston Astros Day. In his proclamation, Governor Abbott ...
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Commission To Rebuild Texas Update: Issue 7

Governor Greg Abbott gives top-line information on progress being made by the Commission to Rebuild Texas.This week we had opportunities to shine a light on some extraordinary Texans who selflessly answered the call to serve ...
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Governor Abbott Announces $4.6 Million Supplemental Grant For Texas Child Advocacy Centers

Governor Greg Abbott announced today that his Criminal Justice Division has awarded a supplemental grant of $4.6 million to Child Advocacy Centers of Texas.Governor Greg Abbott announced today that his Criminal Justice Division has awarded ...
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Governor Abbott Appoints Three To Texas State Technical College System Board of Regents

Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Tony Abad, Curtis Cleveland, and Alejandro “Alex” Meade, III to the Texas State Technical College (TSTC) System Board of Regents for terms set to expire on August 31, 2021.Governor Greg ...
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Texas Democrats smell blood in the water for 2018

In 2018 a talented group of high-quality Democratic candidates are running for Congress across Texas. Source: The Hill ...
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Governor Greg Abbott Renews State Disaster Declaration For 60 Texas Counties Affected By Hurricane Harvey

Governor Greg Abbott today issued a proclamation renewing the disaster declaration for 60 Texas Counties impacted by Hurricane Harvey. Governor Greg Abbott today issued a proclamation renewing the disaster declaration for 60 Texas Counties impacted ...
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Governor Abbott Renews State Disaster Declaration For 60 Texas Counties Affected By Hurricane Harvey

Governor Greg Abbott renews state disaster declaration for 60 Texas counties.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, ...
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First Lady Cecilia Abbott Addresses Texas Alliance Of Child And Family Services Texas Child Care Administrators Conference

Texas First Lady Cecilia Abbott today addressed the Texas Alliance of Child and Family Services Texas annual Child Care Administrators Conference in Houston during the Closing General Session.Texas First Lady Cecilia Abbott today addressed the ...
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Bruce Plante Cartoon: Oklahoma Sooners vs. the Texas Longhorns 2

Buy the original or reprint of this cartoon. Source: Cartoons - The Eagle ...
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Commission To Rebuild Texas Update: Issue 5

Governor Greg Abbott gives top-line information on progress being made by the Commission to Rebuild Texas.In visiting this week with many of our smaller communities impacted by Hurricane Harvey, I am heartened by the progress ...
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Governor Abbott Appoints Three To Texas Crime Stoppers Council

Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Lauren Day for a term set to expire on September 1, 2020, and Perry Gilmore, Ph.D. and Carol Hernandez for terms set to expire September 1, 2021 to the Texas ...
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Governor Abbott Appoints Three To Texas Real Estate Commission

Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Jan Fite Miller, DeLora Wilkinson, and Micheal Williams to the Texas Real Estate Commission for terms set to expire on January 31, 2023. Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Jan Fite Miller, ...
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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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