Statement on School Re-Openings

Statement on School Re-Openings

JULY 31, 2020 – Governor Greg Abbott, Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick, Speaker Dennis Bonnen, Senate Education Chairman Larry Taylor, and House Education Chairman Dan Huberty released the following statement on school re-openings this fall: “The Texas Education Agency’s (TEA) guidance for opening public schools in Texas for the 2020-21 school year remains the same as […]

Texas ranked Best Business Climate in America

Texas ranked Best Business Climate in America

July 29, 2020— Governor Greg Abbott today issued a statement after Business Facilities Magazine named Texas the state with the Best Business Climate in America: “Texas has built an unmatched economic environment that allows businesses to grow, innovate, and create more jobs for Texas workers. We have shown repeatedly that the Texas model of low […]

Online education expanded as anglers take to the water across Texas

Online education expanded as anglers take to the water across Texas

AUSTIN – With more Texans heading to the water during quarantine to recreate and physical distance naturally, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department has seen an uptick in fishing license purchases compared to this time last year. Recognizing this, TPWD has expanded its outdoor education curriculum to include online classes open to new anglers wanting […]

State Fair of Texas announces revised 2020 Livestock Market Show Schedule

State Fair of Texas announces revised 2020 Livestock Market Show Schedule

DALLAS, TX (July 21, 2020) With agriculture as one of the foundational pillars of its organization, the State Fair of Texas proudly announced a preliminary revised 2020 livestock market show schedule. Although the 2020 State Fair of Texas is canceled due to the current landscape related to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Fair is committed to […]

Governor Abbott announces additional Department of Defense resources to mitigate COVID-19

Governor Abbott announces additional Department of Defense resources to mitigate COVID-19

The U.S. Department of Defense has activated additional U.S. Army Urban Augmentation Medical Task Forces (UAMTF) to assist Texas’ efforts to combat #COVID19. UAMTF and U.S. Navy teams are being deployed to support medical needs in hospitals across the state. AUSTIN (July 15, 2020) Governor Greg Abbott announced that the U.S. Department of Defense has activated additional U.S. […]

Governor Abbott allocates emergency education relief funding for Texas higher education

Governor Abbott allocates emergency education relief funding for Texas higher education

JULY 9, 2020 – Governor Greg Abbott yesterday announced that the State of Texas will invest $57 million in federal funds to maintain the state’s need-based financial aid programs and keep more students enrolled at their colleges and universities. The investment of federal funds, advanced by Governor Abbott, Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick, Speaker of the House […]

Texas Parks & Wildlife launches innovative bass tracking study

Texas Parks & Wildlife launches innovative bass tracking study

AUSTIN – With more people heading out to the water, recent reports have shown anglers aren’t catching bass as often despite healthy fish populations in lakes. The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department launched a new study tracking the movements and behaviors of largemouth bass at Toledo Bend and Lake Fork to try and figure out […]

Conservative Jason Ross announces campaign for Congress in the 4th Congressional District of Texas

Conservative Jason Ross announces campaign for Congress in the 4th Congressional District of Texas

ROCKWALL, TX – June 8, 2020 – Business owner and former District Chief of Staff for Congressman John Ratcliffe, Jason Ross, officially announced his candidacy for the ballot replacement process in the 4th Congressional District of Texas. “I am a limited government conservative, with a lifetime of service to the Republican Party. I know first-hand that […]

Governor Abbott announces Phase III to Open Texas

Governor Abbott announces Phase III to Open Texas

(JUNE 3, 2020) Governor Greg Abbott today announced the third phase of the State of Texas’ plan to safely open the economy while containing the spread of COVID-19. Under Phase III, effective immediately, all businesses in Texas will be able to operate at up to 50% capacity, with very limited exceptions. Business that previously have […]

Governor Abbott deploys Texas Task Force 2 to North Texas following tornado touchdown

Governor Abbott deploys Texas Task Force 2 to North Texas following tornado touchdown

AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott last night deployed resources, including Texas Task Force 2 (TTF2), to the North Texas area following severe weather and a tornado touchdown that has caused damage in Montague County. Earlier in the day, Governor Abbott placed resources on standby in preparation for a potential severe weather incident. In addition to […]

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