News Archive: 2017

03/24/2017

Governor Greg Abbott today joined President Donald Trump and Charter Communications CEO Tom Rutledge to announce Charter’s commitment to bring thousands of jobs back to America from overseas.

03/15/2017

Tracye McDaniel announced plans to depart her position as President and CEO of the Texas Economic Development Corporation effective March 22, 2017.

03/11/2017

Governor Greg Abbott kicked off SXSW by hosting the 3rd Annual Tech Meetup - Texas Style attended by CEOs & tech industry leaders.

03/10/2017

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. Prime Minister Trudeau met with the Governor while in Texas attending the CERAWeek Conference. During the meeting, the two leaders discussed common goals on energy, trade and education.  Additionally, Governor Abbott and Prime Minister Trudeau spoke about the growing importance of entrepreneurship and technology. The meeting concluded with shared optimism of further strengthening this important partnership.

03/06/2017

AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott today hosted a reception recognizing researchers recruited through the Governor’s University Research Initiative program (GURI... READ MORE

03/01/2017

Texas wins Site Selection's 2016 Governor's Cup, marking the state's 5th win in a row and 8th win overall.

02/15/2017

The Lone Star State reaffirms its dominance as the most dynamic state economy in the U.S., an energy and exports powerhouse with a seemingly boundless potential for growth.

02/01/2017

Watch video highlighting the Governor’s legislative priorities.

01/26/2017

Partnering with Envoy Air/American Airlines Group, Coast Flight Training instructors will launch the first Rotary Transition Program (RTP) class in San Marcos in early 2017…

01/08/2017

Governor Greg Abbott today met with Her Excellency, Tsai Ing-wen, President of the Republic of China (Taiwan) in Houston to discuss energy, trade relations and commercial ties between Taiwan and the State of Texas. Governor Abbott and President Tsai discussed ways to increase trade relations with Taiwan, particularly in the exchange of natural gas and agricultural products, of which Taiwan is a major consumer. Additionally, the two leaders discussed the strong biotechnology sectors in both Texas and Taiwan and the potential for future cooperation in medical facility development. Governor... READ MORE

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