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#ShopSmall safely in-person or online today for #SmallBusinessSaturday. Texas small businesses are the backbone of… https://t.co/HSNcsplqkR
11/28
2020
.@TexasFLCA and I wish you and your family a safe and blessed Thanksgiving. https://t.co/kKrEnZYg4t
11/26
2020
Today @GovAbbott and @TDEM launched a #Bamlanivimab Infusion Wing at the state's Alternate Care Site in El Paso.… https://t.co/YEd07A3c0R
Retweeted by Gov. Greg AbbottThis Saturday, Nov. 28th, is #SmallBusinessSaturday! Small businesses account for more than 99% of all businesses… https://t.co/xonwMg5HGrNEW: @TDEM has launched a dedicated bamlanivimab wing at the state-run alternate care site in El Paso to treat outp… https://t.co/cR8GXVSSzi
11/24
2020
Families in need of assistance this holiday season can find additional information here ⬇️ #TexansHelpingTexans https://t.co/oCQIfquf2HKicking off the Holiday Comfort Food Care Package program to provide holiday meals for at-risk youth and families i… https://t.co/xCYzZH1sHFNEW: Announcing Texas' #COVID19 vaccine allocation process, which is expected to begin statewide as early as next m… https://t.co/BBq9M5C76nTexas added more than 118,000 new jobs last month. It's the 6th month in a row that Texas added new jobs. During… https://t.co/u1s9v5Ssv7
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11/23
2020
Celebrating the lives that are forever changed by the blessing of adoption. For more information on foster care an… https://t.co/y6AoNg2wuf
11/21
2020
Full statement on Port San Antonio, Texas being selected as one of the six finalists for the @SpaceForceDoD headqua… https://t.co/9HKGDd9dmq.@TexasDSHS has allocated this initial shipment of bamlanivimab to acute care hospitals across Texas, including hos… https://t.co/Bpr72ll0FlMeeting with local officials in Lubbock to provide an update on the the distribution of bamlanivimab, the @LillyPadhttps://t.co/VgYK39kphf
11/19
2020
Directing @TxDPS to provide direct support and resources to @DallasPD in their efforts to combat a recent spike in… https://t.co/gwBzKeP58uJoin us Friday at 9:30 a.m. for a webinar on Operation Connectivity's Prior Purchase Reimbursement Program. LEAs ca… https://t.co/yTtUn5YBWC
Retweeted by Gov. Greg AbbottA testament to Texas’ affordability, quality of life and leadership in the #IT sector, two Texas cities claimed the… https://t.co/yre1wcIGyO
Retweeted by Gov. Greg AbbottTexas school systems may apply for these reimbursement funds beginning Friday, November 20 during @teainfo's webina… https://t.co/GPrwqRJ1yjAnnouncing a $420M reimbursement program, using CARES Act dollars, to cover costs incurred by Texas public schools… https://t.co/qjyuCppfG2
11/18
2020
Recognizing the innovative and hard-working entrepreneurs who drive Texas' economy. Thank YOU for continuing to in… https://t.co/5wGystHs8uToday @TexasFLCA and I laid to rest Maria de la Luz "Lucy" Phalen, my mother-in-law. Lucy was a first generation A… https://t.co/sw8KMLUblD
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11/17
2020
Texas needs your help to #SlowTheSpread - It takes us all working together to keep everyone safe from #COVID19 - Re… https://t.co/8ZGt5j4oR1
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11/16
2020
Thank you, @TXMilitary!  We appreciate all that you do for Texans across the state. https://t.co/iYTJm6kxZX.@TexasDSHS is allocating an initial shipment of bamlanivimab, the @LillyPad monoclonal antibody therapy, to be dis… https://t.co/L1qt9IRubn
11/13
2020
Deploying additional resources to El Paso and Lubbock to help combat #COVID19 and bring hospitalization rates down… https://t.co/TodUnwlzXNHonoring the brave men and women who have served in the mightiest military in the world. Thank YOU for your unwave… https://t.co/awSKDBRANN
11/11
2020
Congratulations @DadePhelan! Full statement on Texas House Speaker race below ⬇️ https://t.co/JdCRnLuEiIThe State of Texas has prepared allocation plans to swiftly distribute medicines and vaccines that are now becoming… https://t.co/ClG5abl9fHWelcoming Japan-based company, CKD Corporation, to Texas' capital city. CKD Corporation will establish its first U… https://t.co/4kaBK51G7KHappy birthday, @USMC! Celebrating 245 years of dedicated service from the few, the proud. Thank you for your com… https://t.co/EZq8THP4Me
11/10
2020
#COVID19 testing continues across Texas with more than 2,200 testing locations open today. 🦠 📍Find a test near you… https://t.co/MCwdaF9bSL
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11/9
2020
Heartbroken to announce that ‘mi suegra’ has passed away tonight. Maria de la Luz "Lucy" Phalen has been a constan… https://t.co/LreNxarV8G
11/8
2020
.@DeptofDefense has deployed three @usairforce Medical Specialty Teams to assist Texas' efforts to combat #COVID19https://t.co/dGDww693N6
11/6
2020
NEW TODAY 🚨 @SiteSelection names Texas THE top state for foreign direct investment projects AND the top Free Trade… https://t.co/9yQD47PmVP3 years ago, 26 innocent lives were taken in a tragic shooting at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs.… https://t.co/j4bxsBmpXKExtending emergency SNAP food benefits through the month of November as the state continues to respond to #COVID19.… https://t.co/EM71rqpEex
11/5
2020
#Veterans: The ultimate job fair is here! Texas-wide virtual hiring event | 28 virtual locations | 11/5! [Claim you… https://t.co/uWDXdz41Lv
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11/4
2020
NEW TODAY 🚨 Thanks to historic legislation passed last session, Texas teachers received significant pay raises for… https://t.co/CuJHZ9udx4
10/29
2020
At the direction of @GovAbbott, @TDEM is deploying @TXTF1 to Louisiana to support #HurricaneZeta response efforts.… https://t.co/RPdOYUfNXB
Retweeted by Gov. Greg AbbottDay 4 of our Mobile Medical Unit (MMU) operation in El Paso. At the direction of @GovAbbott, the @TXEMTF & @TDEMhttps://t.co/pUi2ZaDB4s
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10/28
2020
NEW TODAY: Texas' very own @tamusystem will lead a $100M hypersonic flight initiative with the @DeptofDefense to im… https://t.co/nFmUDim9UTStatement on Justice Amy Coney Barrett's Confirmation to the U.S. Supreme Court ⬇️ https://t.co/DafAZHGiqh https://t.co/OsU2eYIVsF
10/27
2020
.@TDEM is establishing an alternate care site in El Paso to expand hospital capacity and assist with the region’s… https://t.co/gPZu4lqe7Q
10/25
2020
Welcome to Waco, @amazon! Amazon’s new 700,000-square-foot robotics fulfillment center is expected to create more… https://t.co/jB5gymSbhw
10/23
2020
Thanks to the leadership of @GovAbbott and Comm’r Morath, #Texas students with special needs and their families can… https://t.co/Z5qkObVV3Y
Retweeted by Gov. Greg Abbott.@TexasDSHS and @TDEM are surging additional medical personnel and resources to the El Paso region to assist with… https://t.co/tigs6w8bblThis is what Texas partnership looks like. Thank you to @EctorCountyISD, the Permian Strategic Partnership, and… https://t.co/4UCMB4ojwW.@TexasDSHS has secured 2.8M doses of flu vaccine for the Texas Vaccines for Children Program and the new Adult Inf… https://t.co/bS4L0tS9LoMexico will fulfill its water obligations to TX under the 1944 Water Treaty by providing much-needed resources to c… https://t.co/dIiN5NKEyJ
10/22
2020
Congratulations to Timothy Porter, founder & CEO of Appddiction Studio in San Antonio, named @SBAgov’s National Sma… https://t.co/LcEYaSUTFt
10/21
2020
The #FluShot is safe and protects many people from flu illnesses, hospitalizations and deaths, per @CDCgov. With… https://t.co/zR0XzGbQuX
Retweeted by Gov. Greg AbbottStatement on the tragic death of @houstonpolice Sergeant Harold Preston: https://t.co/eej5nzl5nn14-year-old Anika Chebrolu of Frisco has been named the winner of the 3M Young Scientist Challenge. Her discovery… https://t.co/ufMoBGkUyIHonored to be named "Best Governor In The Nation" by @ALEC_states & leading conservative economists. Texas’ contin… https://t.co/8WfqNktgYz
10/20
2020
The Governor's Public Safety Office will administer more than $296M in grant funding for a variety of programs and… https://t.co/UbOJUjLzNhJudge Amy Coney Barrett is supremely qualified to serve on #SCOTUS. In addition to her distinguished legal career,… https://t.co/cYA5PYOaYC.@TexasDSHS and @TDEM have surged medical personnel, medical supplies and additional PPE to the Panhandle and South… https://t.co/W2pULxYQyH
10/16
2020
Proud to appoint El Paso native, Rebeca Huddle, to the Texas Supreme Court.   Rebeca is a sharp legal mind who brin… https://t.co/Ft5dRzdUJd
10/15
2020
Texas public and private schools interested in participating in the testing program will be able to apply through… https://t.co/aiMUUptNANLaunching the #COVID19 Rapid Testing Pilot Program for Texas school systems. Through this program, @TDEM will prov… https://t.co/cOJIJIY9R8NEW: Thanks to our talented workforce and welcoming business climate, Texas has been named the #1 state for busines… https://t.co/jWh1LSDm8K
10/14
2020
In May, Cmr. George P. Bush kicked-off the 1st round of apps for the state's largest grant fund program for mitigat… https://t.co/F9Gtix2GxD
Retweeted by Gov. Greg AbbottHappy birthday, @USNavy. Celebrating 245 years of unwavering commitment to protecting our seas. Thank you to all… https://t.co/HlBt4ThJ6L
10/13
2020
Surging additional medical personnel and PPE to El Paso to help mitigate the spread of #COVID19 and support hospita… https://t.co/oTG6AAFkUI
10/12
2020
.@TexasHHSC will receive more than $20M in additional federal funding for mental health support services for Texans… https://t.co/pH2UFAyD0QUrging Texans on the Gulf Coast to monitor weather conditions & heed guidance from local officials as… https://t.co/XZcmtyX55i🚨#HurricaneDelta is expected to make landfall Friday evening near the east Texas coast. 🌊Life-threatening storm sur… https://t.co/bPREu3jQZq
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10/9
2020
Ramping up @TxDPS patrols around the @UTAustin campus to keep students safe after a recent rise in robberies in the… https://t.co/bOpbTaWMBHThere are 2,075+ locations where you can be tested for #COVID19 in Texas today! 🦠🧪 📍Find a test location near you… https://t.co/9NIibrwlMb
Retweeted by Gov. Greg AbbottAs we recognize #BreastCancerAwarenessMonth, @TexasFLCA & I encourage Texans to support those affected by this dise… https://t.co/tP0ps7DlJl🚨Weather alert: #HurricaneDelta is expected to make landfall Friday morning near the east Texas coast. 🌊Life-threa… https://t.co/HNqE81ut9H
Retweeted by Gov. Greg Abbott🚨10 PM #HurricaneDelta Update🚨 The @NHC_Atlantic has issued a Hurricane Warning from Sabine Pass to Morgan City, L… https://t.co/0SnNTvdzja
Retweeted by Gov. Greg AbbottAs #HurricaneDelta strengthens in the Gulf, the state of Texas is prepositioning resources so we are prepared to re… https://t.co/cmYyrn1ej2
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10/8
2020
Texans have shown that we can contain the spread of #COVID19 by following health protocols & guidelines. Our state… https://t.co/sAtOnTnMIeAdditionally, businesses like amusement parks, movie theaters, zoos, aquariums, and bowling alleys can expand to 75… https://t.co/GutzJCTkE7WATCH: Opening bars and similar establishments up to 50% capacity in regions with low #COVID19 hospitalizations.… https://t.co/xc005cldxt
10/7
2020
#HurricaneDelta could bring coastal flooding, rough surf, rip currents, & possible flash flooding to communities al… https://t.co/Fi3o2k4oKfPlacing resources on standby in anticipation of potentially severe weather caused by #HurricaneDelta, which has rec… https://t.co/x8cJog2ErNThank you @AnheuserBusch @SilverEagleBev for delivering 39 pallets of hand sanitizer to TDEM’s Warehouse. TDEM will… https://t.co/Fxsyzsm7Bo
Retweeted by Gov. Greg AbbottThank you to @AnheuserBusch and @SilverEagleBev for distributing 39 pallets of hand sanitizer to help protect Texas… https://t.co/FipbUQY0EI
10/6
2020
Announcing $3.5M in federal funding to help keep nursing facility residents and families safe, ensuring residents c… https://t.co/ugHSQ7HxOJLifting up prayers for @realDonaldTrump and @FLOTUS. May God’s healing powers touch them, strengthen them, and raise them up.
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10/2
2020
Sen. @JohnCornyn's 'Eliminate the Digital Divide Act' is a win for Texas. The legislation offers a strategic path… https://t.co/R27Gz0LB8VRecognizing Early Childhood Development Center and Windsor Park Elementary School in Corpus Christi on being named… https://t.co/3HIjwsrvHF
10/1
2020
.@HHSgov is partnering with the State of Texas to offer #COVID19 surge testing in McLennan County. Three testing s… https://t.co/fHz1KVaZLvRequesting a major disaster declaration for five Texas counties following the impact of #HurricaneHanna. View the… https://t.co/3ZKcGcHiHY.@TexasHHSC will provide approximately $196M in emergency Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) food ben… https://t.co/zYPIYYymeZ
9/30
2020
In support of @LakeJacksonTX residents, TDEM has established a water point of distribution at the Lake Jackson Recr… https://t.co/TE1ymaPOXE
Retweeted by Gov. Greg AbbottResidents should continue to heed the orders of local officials. A Boil Water Notice is in effect for the City of… https://t.co/JGkRow4bQbThe state of Texas is working closely with local and federal officials to respond to the presence of a deadly ameba… https://t.co/WLTPYcYVQE
9/29
2020
Congratulations to Dr. Roderic Pettigrew for receiving the @NSF_NSB's prestigious Vannevar Bush Award. His incredi… https://t.co/gxGeqMfO7Y
9/28
2020
For those observing #YomKippur: @TexasFLCA and I wish you an easy and meaningful fast. May you and your loved ones… https://t.co/zKl3FC8mPoHonoring the mothers and families whose sons or daughters made the ultimate sacrifice while serving our nation.… https://t.co/hn9BKU9L2v
9/27
2020
Statement on the nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to the U.S. Supreme Court ⬇️ https://t.co/iAsRVMLD2A
9/26
2020
Members of @TAMUVET1 and @txextension are deploying to California to help animals displaced by wildfires. The Lon… https://t.co/ePo5tvZQMtOver $171M in CARES Act funding has been allocated for targeted rental assistance and the Texas Eviction Diversion… https://t.co/MwqQuC1MTBCongratulations to the 28 Texas schools recognized as National Blue Ribbon Schools in 2020! #txed https://t.co/4MRPMZrTevNEW TODAY: Major health insurers in Texas have agreed to continue reimbursing network health care providers for tel… https://t.co/kLIa35p0cC
9/25
2020
"Birx said she was moved by what she described as the students, staff and broader Bryan-College Station community w… https://t.co/CUQxUC6zwS
Retweeted by Gov. Greg AbbottCongratulations to @UTAustin's new president, @JCHartzell! #HookEm 🤘 https://t.co/e4DSl2Dfq6
9/23
2020
Department of Veterans Affairs awards $1.3 million grant to the State of Texas to provide continued service for vet… https://t.co/3ldVI8hqF8
9/22
2020

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