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[Press Release] Governor Abbott Applauds Department Of Justice Action Against Sanctuary Cities

Monday, January 01, 0001

Governor Greg Abbott today issued the following statement after Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced the Department of Justice will withhold and claw back federal funds from sanctuary cities that do not comply with immigration laws and enforcement, specifically U.S. Code 1373.

[Press Release] Governor Abbott Joins President Trump For Charter Communications Jobs Announcement

Monday, January 01, 0001

Governor Greg Abbott today visited the White House where he joined President Donald J. Trump and Charter Communications Chair and CEO Tom Rutledge to announce Charter’s commitment to bring thousands of jobs back to America from overseas.

[Press Release] First Lady Cecilia Abbott Visits With Amarillo First Responders After Panhandle Wildfires

Monday, January 01, 0001

Texas First Lady Cecilia Abbott today visited Amarillo Fire Department Central Fire Station today and brought lunch from local restaurant Dyer’s BBQ. She met with local officials, first responders and other organizations that responded to the recent Panhandle wildfires and thanked them for their service to the state and their fellow Texans.

[Press Release] 142 Criminally Charged Illegal Immigrants Released By Travis County

Monday, January 01, 0001

AUSTIN – The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) today issued its first “Declined Detainer Outcome Report,” which highlights the Counties that are not cooperating with Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detainer requests.

[Press Release] USDA Grants Governor Abbott’s Requests For Resources For Panhandle Wildfires

Monday, January 01, 0001

Following devastating wildfires in the Texas Panhandle and Governor Greg Abbott’s request for assistance, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has made critical resources available for those affected.

[Press Release] Governor Abbott Hosts SXSW Tech Meetup At Governor’s Mansion

Monday, January 01, 0001

Governor Greg Abbott today hosted a reception for tech industry leaders at the Governor's Mansion as part of SXSW.

[Press Release] Governor Abbott Declares State Of Disaster For Six Texas Counties

Monday, January 01, 0001

Following major wildfires in the Texas Panhandle, Governor Greg Abbott today declared a State of Disaster in the following counties: Gray, Hemphill, Lipscomb, Ochiltree, Roberts and Wheeler.

[Press Release] Governor Abbott Calls For Temporary Suspension Of Grazing Restrictions After Wildfires In Texas Panhandle

Monday, January 01, 0001

Governor Greg Abbott today joined Governors Sam Brownback of Kansas, Susana Martinez of New Mexico, and Mary Fallin of Oklahoma in sending a letter to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) calling for the temporary suspension of grazing restrictions in the Conservation Reserve Program after devastating wildfires.

[Press Release] Governor Abbott Meets With Prime Minister Justin Trudeau To Discuss Texas-Canada Relations

Monday, January 01, 0001

Governor Greg Abbott today met with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in Houston to discuss energy, trade relations and commercial ties between Texas and Canada.

[Press Release] Governor Abbott Grants Waiver To Hay Carriers In Texas Panhandle Due To Wildfires

Monday, January 01, 0001

Governor Greg Abbott today sent a letter the Chairman of the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TXDMV) suspending the permitting requirements, legal height restrictions and associated permit fees for carriers transporting round bales of hay to Carson, Gray, Hemphill, Lipscomb, Ochiltree, Potter, Roberts and Wheeler counties.

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