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Announcing $1.1B in Quality Incentive Payment Program (QIPP) funds to support Texas nursing facilities that provide… https://t.co/OPW9EwvsVvAnnouncing four federally-funded #COVID19 surge testing sites in Harris County. Testing site location information… https://t.co/fll0qadMoROn this #PurpleHeartDay — and every day — we honor the extraordinary heroes who have fought to defend our freedoms… https://t.co/I2S1hXRwE7
8/7
2020
.@TexasFilmComm and @Texas4Women invite Texans in creative and tech industries to the free four-day Women in Tech &… https://t.co/qZywrnzyWsThe @astros and @TDEM have teamed up to open a free #COVID19 testing site at Minute Maid Park. The testing site w… https://t.co/4WWKbGg8BZAs flu season approaches, the State of Texas is working closely with medical experts, state legislators, and state… https://t.co/4edZG0CDcX
8/6
2020
Looking for a #COVID19 test in TX? There are over 1,700 locations statewide to get a #COVID19 test today. Follow t… https://t.co/V3LsoFzk4l
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8/5
2020
Texas is delivering on its commitment to provide care for Rio Grande Valley residents. Today, McAllen Convention… https://t.co/20yfK4ExYn
Retweeted by Gov. Greg AbbottThe Supply Chain Strike Force is also continuing to distribute PPE to meet the needs of Texas communities across th… https://t.co/qTCTgWA0eUProviding an update on Texas' distribution of PPE to school districts for the 2020-2021 academic year. As the Lon… https://t.co/UtUm9EBd4LThanks to @realDonaldTrump for extending Title 32 status and funding for the @TexasGuard. This will help Texas cont… https://t.co/gEoIbxegSZ
Retweeted by Gov. Greg AbbottHappy 230th Birthday, @USCG! Thank you to the brave men and women of the U.S. Coast Guard for defending our shores… https://t.co/VtNwqDNicJ
8/4
2020
.@TexasHHSC has received federal approval to automatically provide replacement benefits for SNAP recipients for foo… https://t.co/YEOgK4mSTgLooking for a #COVID19 test in TX? There are over 1,680 locations statewide to get a #COVID19 test today. Follow t… https://t.co/r6RgwUVZOC
Retweeted by Gov. Greg AbbottFlags are at half-staff in the County of El Paso in memory of those who lost their lives in a senseless and hateful… https://t.co/rOmf3zBPLr
8/3
2020
On World Day Against Trafficking in Persons, Texas stands in solidarity with the survivors of human trafficking and… https://t.co/QMFOCm2FlMExtending emergency SNAP food benefits through the month of August as the state continues to respond to #COVID19.… https://t.co/Q8N8jDO7jZ.@TexasHHSC is extending flexibilities to Medicaid & CHIP recipients & providers through Oct. 23, as the state cont… https://t.co/ByGCWBfU3f
7/30
2020
🚨ATTN: #Texas homeowners and businesses🚨 Self-report damages from #HurricaneHanna and request volunteer assistanc… https://t.co/ALynCOaa6V
Retweeted by Gov. Greg AbbottAnnouncing additional resources in the #RGV to help combat #COVID19, including the conversion of the McAllen Conven… https://t.co/3PZdn53yIVTexas ranked Best Business Climate in America. As Texas responds to #COVID19 and revitalizes the economy, we will… https://t.co/Jv7UfU7vPF
7/29
2020
Visiting the Coastal Bend to survey storm damage left by #HurricaneHanna. Thank you to local officials for your l… https://t.co/DD4fh8VcQj
7/28
2020
Thanks, @mayordarling. The State of Texas is rallying behind McAllen and the entire #RGV as communities respond to… https://t.co/duhfh8cufCWaiving the grade promotion requirement related to STAAR testing for the upcoming 2020-21 school year. More inform… https://t.co/M76DIHPUEQExtending the early voting period for the November 3rd Election to give Texans greater flexibility to cast their ba… https://t.co/VqhQORIVG8Texas has heroic emergency responders. Responding to #HurricaneHanna, the Texas Task-Force 1 water rescue squad re… https://t.co/NvDmkkwkO1
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7/27
2020
FEMA has granted Texas’ request for Public Assistance Category B in response to damage caused by #HurricaneHanna.… https://t.co/RXqIxuOuZH
7/26
2020
Hurricane #Hanna is making landfall just 6 mph shy of Category 2 status. @GovAbbott has issued a Disaster Declara… https://t.co/T8VcKYwBTS
Retweeted by Gov. Greg AbbottState Disaster Declaration issued for 32 counties as Hurricane Hanna makes landfall on the Texas Coast. Texans in… https://t.co/RgXGdNy4OyHappy National Hire a Vet Day! We're proud to support businesses that are committed to hiring our heroes. Searchi… https://t.co/CfJr4G8jEZ
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7/25
2020
The @NHC_Atlantic has issued a Hurricane Warning and Storm Surge Warning for parts of the Texas Coast as Tropical S… https://t.co/wHaGAgh9Wp
Retweeted by Gov. Greg AbbottExtending automatic Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) renewals and waiving interview requirements to… https://t.co/lDTYWBoijVTropical Storm Hanna is heading for the Texas Coast. Stay alert, heed guidance from local officials, and get prepa… https://t.co/DVtpjWynqD
7/24
2020
Placing numerous resources on standby across the state in anticipation of severe weather spurring from a Tropical D… https://t.co/cUsqiSZTZSU.S. Army Specialist Vincent S. Ibarria of San Antonio was killed on July 3rd in Afghanistan. Following services… https://t.co/umkQByWrRj⏰ Don’t wait, prepare your “Go-Kit” TODAY! Hurricane season is in full swing and #Texans must plan now to have esse… https://t.co/GrL1ae09sF
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7/23
2020
Welcome to Texas, @Tesla. https://t.co/2QaZp4zmvFAnnouncing $118M in federal funding through the CARES Act to support higher education in Texas, including $93M to h… https://t.co/QwpUMwpWxyUrging Texans to remain vigilant and closely monitor weather conditions as a tropical disturbance in the Gulf is ex… https://t.co/aKLPstNNVm👋🏽Good morning, #Texas! There are 1,084 locations statewide to get a #COVID19 test today. Need a test? Follow these… https://t.co/tDDRrMG2v9
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7/22
2020
Meeting virtually with Cameron & Hidalgo County leaders to discuss our ongoing unified efforts to combat #COVID19 i… https://t.co/FUlpqpHojx
7/21
2020
Celebrating the 51st anniversary of the day America took "one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind," as N… https://t.co/EpGYAF0pUY
7/20
2020
Texas—working with our federal partners—is providing the Rio Grande Valley the medical care it needs for COVID. To… https://t.co/jBTR8Y2Xxt
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7/19
2020
Texas flags have been lowered to half-staff to honor the life and legacy of Congressman John Lewis. https://t.co/20PLedlimu
7/18
2020
Be Kind, Be Safe, Be Healthy! From his studio in @DTarlington, listen to 16-time GRAMMY® winning artist, songwriter… https://t.co/Ywa6umrBzY
Retweeted by Gov. Greg Abbott$200M in CARES Act funding will be allocated to @teainfo for the purchase of eLearning devices and home internet so… https://t.co/PWWJI9rnm7
7/17
2020
51 years ago today, the world watched as #Apollo11 successfully launched the first astronauts to land on the moon.… https://t.co/PgfdVjUw9IJoining @SecretarySonny to sign the Shared Stewardship agreement. This agreement is an important step in renewing… https://t.co/8XhAPyzfE7
7/16
2020
The modernization of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) is a historic win for America and Texas. By cu… https://t.co/BXBvYRLmtzThe @DeptofDefense will surge resources to the Rio Grande Valley to help combat #COVID19. The U.S. Army Urban Au… https://t.co/4qfXSvFtNkThe Governor’s Public Safety Office will provide $41M in federal funds to assist cities and counties throughout the… https://t.co/mRQkf1nBXP
7/15
2020
#ArlingtonTX Mayor Jeff Williams is excited to join the @yallwearamask campaign, alongside @MayorBetsyPrice and… https://t.co/poT7kZWa0m
Retweeted by Gov. Greg Abbott#ICYMI: Hall-Of-Fame pitcher Nolan Ryan is reminding Texans to do their part to combat #COVID19. This includes:… https://t.co/WHxmxuxuMx🌞Good morning, #Texas! There are 961 locations statewide to get a #COVID19 test today. Need a test? Follow these st… https://t.co/nqSjsdLtjb
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7/14
2020
The @DeptofDefense has activated additional U.S. Army Urban Augmentation Medical Task Forces (UAMTF) to assist Texa… https://t.co/a5F9RG6R9SIn Texas we honor the brave law enforcement officers who put their lives on the line to keep our communities safe.… https://t.co/NyTs6VvaUr
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7/13
2020
.@HHSGov has extended federal support of Community Based Testing Sites in Dallas and Houston through July 31, 2020… https://t.co/Jm5t6ashis
7/12
2020
Omnicare is partnering with the State of Texas to increase #COVID19 testing in assisted living facilities and nursi… https://t.co/BjQpZHVtexTexas has long fueled our nation with its abundant oil and gas supplies, and with the support of DOE investment, it… https://t.co/F8ydroSxEB
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7/10
2020
Today we remember the five @DallasPD officers who were ambushed and killed on July 7, 2016.   We will never forget… https://t.co/9lAS79M7Sl
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7/7
2020
Thank you to those who fought and continue to fight for our great nation. ⠀ Have a safe and happy Fourth of July. 🇺🇸 https://t.co/4hs1dehTCf
7/4
2020
Wearing a face covering in public is proven to be one of the most effective ways to slow the spread of #COVID19 whi… https://t.co/QjSEBXzU65News Release: @GovAbbott and Texas HHSC today announced that $2.67 billion in federal funding has been approved to… https://t.co/iOhF1bnwRF
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7/2
2020
#USMCA is now in effect! This monumental trade agreement is a win for the Lone Star State and America. https://t.co/waGmPr1uWf
7/1
2020
Taking executive action to contain the spread of #COVID19. More information: https://t.co/P6Ak08plcn https://t.co/TjRHa06nw9
6/26
2020
An effort every #Texan can join in on. 👇🏼 ✔️Stay 6 ft apart ✔️Wear a mask ✔️Stay home if you feel sick Together… https://t.co/PjPUfFpEXj
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6/25
2020
.@TDEM in partnership with @TXMilitary will begin distributing 3-ply surgical masks to EVERY Texan who undergoes… https://t.co/YHHRTw45hiNuevo anuncio de servicio público #COVID19 en Español: La Dra. Amneris Luque de @UTSWNews aconseja a los Texanos… https://t.co/tNKGl8fWXW
6/24
2020
We need ALL Texans to follow the safety protocols from our team of medical experts including: ☑️ Staying home if… https://t.co/Mq4I38HWyGProviding an update on Texas’ continued response to #COVID19. Texans and Texas businesses should continue to foll… https://t.co/OexlifKx44NEW: Study shows U.S. military installations in Texas create an economic impact of $123.6 billion and support more… https://t.co/uBhs3Qgs8h
6/22
2020
Happy birthday to Texas native and the most decorated American Soldier of World War II, Audie L. Murphy. After Worl… https://t.co/ghQzOn4DtC
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6/20
2020
Today marks the 155th anniversary of the date that news of the Emancipation Proclamation arrived in Texas. We cel… https://t.co/CszHoaWm0S
6/19
2020
As the Lone Star State continues to combat #COVID19, it’s important for every Texan to do their part. This includ… https://t.co/R1NlwwPhTuProviding an update on Texas’ abundant hospital capacity as the state continues to combat #COVID19. @TexasDSHShttps://t.co/gbwwOfmY0x
6/16
2020
WATCH: New PSA from Dallas Cowboys Linebacker @thejaylonsmith, “Wear A Mask On And Off The Field." @dallascowboyshttps://t.co/37ifCe6WkD
6/15
2020
Happy Birthday to the @USArmy. Thank you for your service and dedication to our great nation. #ArmyStrong https://t.co/G4MCAw1lB5243 years ago today, the United States adopted our nation’s flag. As we celebrate #FlagDay, may we remember Old G… https://t.co/0nndgLyexA
6/14
2020
New #COVID19 PSA from baseball Hall-Of-Famer, Nolan Ryan: “Don't Be A Knucklehead.” https://t.co/kN6fIfRqjR
6/10
2020
Congratulations to San Antonio native and @TexasTech alum, General Charles Brown on his historic confirmation as th… https://t.co/9IdCdLZIwK
6/9
2020
Today I spent time with the #GeorgeFloyd family. They are wonderful, God loving people. They will be the centerpi… https://t.co/0Sql8rtyNe
Retweeted by Gov. Greg AbbottExpanding testing in communities disproportionately impacted by #COVID19. @TDEM @TexasDSHS @TXMilitaryhttps://t.co/n25ymqUlgQ
6/8
2020
At the @TXMotorSpeedway in Fort Worth for the first professional sporting event in the Lone Star State since March.… https://t.co/ZZOpELZF9w
6/7
2020
We pay solemn tribute to the greatest generation, who bravely stormed the beaches of Normandy 76 years ago to chang… https://t.co/6Y3lUVk0oU
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6/6
2020
As with any hurricane season, preparedness is key—and the State of Texas is taking comprehensive action to prepare… https://t.co/7PvWkv76TpWe will seize on this moment in history to bridge the divide that exists. https://t.co/mmrYvN5j8x
6/5
2020
.@TexasHHSC is extending emergency SNAP benefits for the month of June. These funds will help Texans in need prov… https://t.co/35j9S2KFcGTitle 32 has been extended through mid-August for the brave men and women in the @USNationalGuard. Thanks to… https://t.co/2Ur9MqnOv5
6/4
2020
Via Executive Order, Phase III begins immediately. A breakdown of Phase III can be found below:… https://t.co/Zmh4tcE7HkAnnouncing Phase III of Texas' plan to safely open the economy while containing the spread of #COVID19 As with pr… https://t.co/UmWEHiMvkN
6/3
2020
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6/2
2020
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5/31
2020
"Hey Alexa, show me a perfect Texas sunset!" 📷 by: @larry.mo As Texas begins to reopen our doors, we ask that you… https://t.co/Fj9fpeJvUg
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5/29
2020
Requesting a disaster designation from @SBAgov to access the disaster loan program for Polk County residents affect… https://t.co/QDbfgX2EYsToday we mourn the loss of a great Texan, but we also remember his tremendous life & the legacy he leaves behind.… https://t.co/vQSWE9eizB
5/28
2020
We’ve implemented a strategy that enables Texans to get back to work while mitigating further spread of #COVID19.… https://t.co/MMtV7LtnZH.@TexasHHSC announced $3.6M in funding for nursing facilities to purchase tablets, webcams, and headphones to conne… https://t.co/T9JkuLnV4X
5/27
2020
Expanding additional services & activities that can open under Phase II. Water parks, recreational sport programs… https://t.co/rRN4lt9xuH
5/26
2020
We honor those who sacrificed for our freedom, today and every day. #MemorialDay https://t.co/6IqRv5K2Rq
5/25
2020

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