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Celebrating the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. His light still burns brightly in Texas today. #MLKDay https://t.co/1UQwS5QScw
1/20
2020
Texas stands with the people of Israel as we continue to fight for human dignity and freedom throughout the world.… https://t.co/Uhjkp2cxlDIt is a tremendous honor to receive the Friends of Zion Award and it is even more special to be able to accept it h… https://t.co/hfI33flHqV
1/17
2020
Honored to meet with @IsraeliPM this evening in Jerusalem. The unwavering bond between Texas and Israel is marked b… https://t.co/iOQM8QM3DGCelebrating #NationalReligiousFreedomDay at the Western Wall in Jerusalem with @CG_GiladKatz, Consul General of Isr… https://t.co/WTTV3uP73HToday’s vote in the Senate to approve the #USMCA trade agreement is a big win for Texas jobs and for the USA! Thank… https://t.co/00YCD2kUyaToday I prayed at the Western Wall in Jerusalem that God will continue to bless Israel and that God continue to str… https://t.co/YLYOLIx6pj
Retweeted by Gov. Greg AbbottIsrael is a significant & important trade partner of Texas. The Lone Star State ranks among the top U.S. states in… https://t.co/mDcnrnGzrMStart-Up Nation Central was honored to host Governor of Texas @GovAbbott today. Abbott received a #live #demo from… https://t.co/7sAVgeOos6
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1/16
2020
Flags in @CityofLubbock will be lowered immediately to half-staff in honor of Lt. Eric Hill, Lubbock Fire & Rescue,… https://t.co/izhz267OgY
1/14
2020
Honored to present the Governor’s Medal of Courage to Jack Wilson today. Jack is not only a hero to West Freeway Ch… https://t.co/ADCzEIAkOJ"By pardoning Ms. Hamilton, the Governor has helped to give hope to those whose lives have been forever impacted by… https://t.co/rAlhus0QdC
Retweeted by Gov. Greg AbbottWelcome to all attending the Texas Military Summit today at the Capitol. Our support for the mission of the milit… https://t.co/HaN5nD3xNj
1/13
2020
Cecilia and I invite all faith communities to join us today in prayer to put an end to human trafficking. https://t.co/t8Sp54PK36The Governor's Mansion is lit blue tonight in honor of Human Trafficking Awareness Day. Texas stands in solidarity… https://t.co/EwZYhiQgwq
1/12
2020
One way to celebrate #HumanTraffickingAwarenessDay is to provide redemption for victims of it. I'm doing that by g… https://t.co/KBYSxtEDFg
Retweeted by Gov. Greg AbbottToday is #HumanTraffickingAwarenessDay. Texas will not tolerate the inhumane practice of human trafficking. Toge… https://t.co/BoPlkjMxZQ
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1/11
2020
Texas is leading the fight against human trafficking. We stand in solidarity with the survivors of this heinous cri… https://t.co/xxBKcAAUAcLooking for things to do or places to visit in Texas? Start here, at the award-winning https://t.co/h9UlgcAyPR.… https://t.co/uu4Y6TF50hBreaking: Thanks to our unrivaled workforce, Texas again leads the nation with the fastest growing economy. #txlegehttps://t.co/8dGbIeZ4xtAs severe weather approaches the state of Texas, resources have been placed on standby to assist local officials in… https://t.co/o7d7QIkgJF
1/10
2020
Today is National #LawEnforcementAppreciationDay. Thank you to the men and women of law enforcement who bravely se… https://t.co/AFmn0VIFiATexas leads all states in growing tomorrow’s workforce with one of the highest birth rates, the strongest populatio… https://t.co/wk4TmF2j6k
1/9
2020
Organizations like the Rotary Club of San Antonio are a major contributor to Texas' success. I am grateful for the… https://t.co/txHRbmdpnMThe Governor’s Commission for Women is accepting nominations for the Texas Women’s Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame… https://t.co/VmfxmNqJ0g
1/8
2020
Excited to welcome @sempraenergy to the Lone Star State. Their new regional headquarters in Houston is a symbol o… https://t.co/roaXk1nQF1This is Nihar Janga. He is an Austin, TX native attending Vandegrift High School. Nihar is the first contestant in… https://t.co/49OmHbznWo
Retweeted by Gov. Greg AbbottThe Domestic Terrorism Task Force convened this morning at the State Capitol. The task force received an update o… https://t.co/L8hkfuB9pN“Texas Dominated the Decade: Texas… has established the most dynamic state economy in the nation by diversifying it… https://t.co/TbOovxf5mM
1/7
2020
The Lone Star State’s dominance is fueled by job growth. Texas tops the list of job growth leaders with Midland,… https://t.co/FVYfG17f1T
1/6
2020
A new report shows the Texas economy remains robust going into 2020. “business conditions continue to improve an… https://t.co/9GSe0nk4mY
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1/5
2020
Texas named State of the Year — for a record-breaking fourth year! Business Facilities magazine cites the “Lone S… https://t.co/mwUhA4jffw
1/3
2020
If your New Year’s resolution is to start your own business, start here >>> https://t.co/SFHHNFvH5t Download the… https://t.co/cMKkXQlDyc
1/2
2020
Reflecting on the blessings of faith, family and freedom, and wishing you and yours the promise of a brighter Texas… https://t.co/Mm6mCSZ0GL
1/1
2019
Statement on Panola County Sheriff’s deputy killed in the line of duty: https://t.co/KOgDs5xnuH
12/31
2019
Statement on shooting at West Freeway Church of Christ in White Settlement: https://t.co/Crrrvavvs6
12/29
2019
Cecilia, Audrey & I wish you and your families a very Merry Christmas. https://t.co/ZipZrxt6ea
Retweeted by Gov. Greg Abbott“And the angel said unto them, Fear not: for, behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy…” — Luke 2:10 From ou… https://t.co/pQiRy6Swa2
12/25
2019
The new USMCA trade agreement advanced by Trump could add over 200,000 local jobs. The USMCA is great for Texas.… https://t.co/QDYOeUq8Cl
Retweeted by Gov. Greg AbbottTonight we celebrated the beginning of Hanukkah with the lighting of the Menorah at the Texas Capitol.… https://t.co/5dSnn0W5CW
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12/23
2019
May the light of hope always burn bright. Wishing all who celebrate a Happy Hanukkah and a bountiful new year! https://t.co/fVc4OgVB5C
12/22
2019
A look back at 2019: To ensure Texas continues to protect the unborn, the Born Alive Act was signed into law, makin… https://t.co/cBU7YhH7E2So proud to welcome Wimberley as a Film Friendly Texas Community! They join 130+ certified Texas communities receiv… https://t.co/SK9OOO10oFWrapping up the year with a BOOM! Texas employers lead the nation over the month & over the year, adding 37,500 j… https://t.co/Hg8GQLu16EToday I thanked workers who continue cleaning under bridges in Austin & providing the homeless with a more dignifie… https://t.co/mCwHdtix52
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12/20
2019
A look back at 2019: To deliver justice for the victims of sexual assault, legislation was signed to clear the rape… https://t.co/o2aN6PCRuhMore jobs. More growth. More prosperity. It’s what we’ll achieve by Congress passing #USMCAnow. This historic trad… https://t.co/TUaMWd4oTxA look back at 2019: To ensure Texas remains hostile territory for those who seek to profit from modern-day slavery… https://t.co/OmFP8cMD80
12/19
2019
Secretary Hughs this morning joined representatives of @GovAbbott @TexasFLCA @a21 as well as the Nueces County DA a… https://t.co/VGcJmixcQm
Retweeted by Gov. Greg AbbottToday, I joined @GovAbbott’s staff,@toddahunter, @RepAbelHerrero, @TXsecofstate Ruth Hughs, Nueces County District… https://t.co/r8bYOqZFaT
Retweeted by Gov. Greg AbbottA look back at 2019: With lessons learned from the devastation of Hurricane Harvey, new laws were enacted to better… https://t.co/KKMxE2cVjoA look back at 2019: With input from families & school safety roundtables, several critical bills were signed into… https://t.co/CTJSTyPVOp
12/18
2019
A look back at 2019: Texans demanded bold action to fix our broken school finance system. Landmark legislation was… https://t.co/G6BphXnqBCAt the DRC I explained property tax cuts already made: Frisco ISD cut rates by 7.5% Richardson ISD by 8.5% Dallas… https://t.co/rKlTNLjL6m
Retweeted by Gov. Greg AbbottA look back at 2019: Texans demanded property tax reform this session. Senate Bill 2 was signed into law, capping p… https://t.co/r2ryD05zkd
12/17
2019
Texas is the most exceptional state in America. And the words of Temple Houston, son of Sam Houston, at the Capit… https://t.co/jug0VDkZ4S
12/16
2019
Today and every day, celebrating the Bill of Rights: Protecting our individual liberties and limiting the power of… https://t.co/dCfzR2fpoL
12/15
2019
Meeting with @ConsulMexAtn today to discuss the enduring partnership between Texas and Mexico. https://t.co/ocebRx9fjeCongratulations to the @VictoriaPIO on earning the Film Friendly Texas Community designation from @TexasFilmComm &… https://t.co/ENA2BnwGCQGrateful for the citizen-soldiers and airmen serving at home and abroad in the National Guard. Always ready. Always… https://t.co/ivy0OEtspA
12/13
2019
News Release: HHS Now Recognizes Certain Out-of-State Occupational Licenses of Military Spouses… https://t.co/r0tVInEJSp
Retweeted by Gov. Greg AbbottSharing the success of the legislative session and Texas’ continued economic prosperity with the @DRC today in Dall… https://t.co/cUKFot9fVSWith unemployment at a record low in Texas, payrolls are growing. San Antonio, McAllen, Austin & El Paso are surgin… https://t.co/ZDhVSUUeXl
12/12
2019
Flags in the City of Nassau Bay will be lowered immediately to half-staff in honor of the life and public service o… https://t.co/HBNcvcDgVLReceiving an update on Texas' booming economy from @txcomptroller Glenn Hegar. #txlege https://t.co/vBsizAl6WeSgt. Sullivan, a resident of Friendswood, was only 43 years old. Proudly served the Nassau Bay Community for almost… https://t.co/qNlHMiJh8R
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12/11
2019
Great day for America as USMCA moves forward. The agreement announced this morning is good news, and I look forward… https://t.co/cy4dJtAb4c
12/10
2019
Texas continues to have one of the highest economic clout growth ratings for #womenowned businesses. The Governor’s… https://t.co/AHFjf5HQei
Retweeted by Gov. Greg AbbottTexas flags in the City of Houston will be lowered immediately to half-staff in honor of the life and public servic… https://t.co/vegOelrpOt
12/9
2019
In memory of the lives lost, the lives saved and the lives forever changed following the attack on our nation, Dece… https://t.co/m5cF3wOvmF
12/7
2019
The State of Texas has been recognized with a 2019 Army Community Partnership Award for collaboration, cooperation… https://t.co/br0BBfIOrQProud to welcome the corporate headquarters of @Waterlogic_USA to Texas. Creating jobs, expanding opportunity in Gr… https://t.co/bvLcXcgebG
12/6
2019
Some very good dogs. Members of @TxDPS K-9 Unit. Appreciate all of our troopers keeping Texans safe. https://t.co/STAFidtRz1No need to look west or east. Big tech is getting even bigger in Texas, from Austin to Dallas, where the tech talen… https://t.co/gBUTVMYELS
12/5
2019
ICYMI: Texas First Lady visits with Brownsville students. “You are learning perhaps the most important life lesson:… https://t.co/UuIGI5FUX9Congratulations to @CityOfAbilene, again recognized among the best in the nation for the community’s support of Dye… https://t.co/hXm14oUkm7
12/4
2019
Texas travel means jobs. That trip over the river & through the woods to grandmother's house for the holidays help… https://t.co/E8cVeBrr6t
12/3
2019
Economist: With a diversified economy & faster job growth than the nation, the Lone Star State is anticipated to be… https://t.co/preNOoJKLvReceiving an update on Texas National Guard activities in Texas from @MGTracyNorris of the @TXMilitary. https://t.co/HnzpHxKYGW
12/2
2019
For a big return for your community, invest your dollars locally & shop small this #SmallBusinessSaturday.… https://t.co/wPEJ2lDirD
11/30
2019
Happy Thanksgiving. Today we continue our tradition of delivering Meals on Wheels to the home bound on Thanksgivin… https://t.co/qlRR34ZYTI
Retweeted by Gov. Greg AbbottOur blessings flow from the bounty of this land, the love of our families and the gift of grace from above. From ou… https://t.co/caJTyOIgES
11/28
2019
Meeting with @TxDOT Chairman Bruce Bugg today to discuss strategies to improve transportation throughout Texas. https://t.co/ByQSYmjRhxHuge news: Charles Schwab is moving its headquarters to Texas. The Dallas-Fort Worth area in particular is becomin… https://t.co/NOw08L2xov
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11/26
2019
@CityofConroe @TexasFilmComm Promoting Texas as the premier destination for film, TV, commercial, animation, visual… https://t.co/1GeVOB1nsCCongratulations, @CityofConroe, on earning the Film Friendly Texas Community designation from @TexasFilmComm & join… https://t.co/ASEz53dAk2
11/22
2019
The flags at the Texas Capitol are half-staff until sunset tomorrow to honor these brave warriors who gave the last… https://t.co/BwpZwiSXzGU.S. Army Chief Warrant Officer 2 David C. Knadle and Chief Warrant Officer 2 Kirk T. Fuchigami Jr. from Fort Hood,… https://t.co/eTSQDdkxqN
11/21
2019
ICYMI: Human trafficking awareness billboards are going up across Texas. https://t.co/oThNdgSvrE If you suspec… https://t.co/QZInQ3Xmhk
11/20
2019
All Texas veterans who served in the Vietnam War are eligible to receive a free copy of the book. Those interested… https://t.co/xGjWByQz6sThe commemoration book is part of a broader initiative to encourage all Vietnam veterans to apply for and claim the… https://t.co/5xv1kna0wzOver 10,000 Texas Vietnam veterans have claimed their commemorative copy of A Time to Honor: Stories of Service, Du… https://t.co/9LtNB3DLRfTexas leads the nation in job creation, adding the most jobs in October. https://t.co/IwXO3sB4XY Today & every da… https://t.co/QJylwB4Qld
11/19
2019
Texas is the best state to start a business, grow jobs … and eat BBQ. Maybe that’s why Texas also leads the natio… https://t.co/ZQTOYZEfY8
11/18
2019
BREAKING: Texas employers add more than 30,000 jobs in October, and the unemployment rate in Texas is again at the… https://t.co/XtzFb2HOLM
11/15
2019
Entrepreneurship thrives in Texas, home to the nation’s leading undergraduate & graduate programs recognized for th… https://t.co/BoABqVfQqSWelcome to the business owners & aspiring entrepreneurs attending the Governor’s #SmallBusiness Forum in Pflugervil… https://t.co/ok39IDBH9a
11/14
2019
Our trade partnerships with Mexico & Canada are integral to the extraordinary growth in Texas that is fueling Ameri… https://t.co/UQyeXBk3Un
11/13
2019
Grateful to the @WalmartOrg for their generous investment in the Texas workforce. Together, we will continue to ex… https://t.co/b552xCZ1CxCongratulations to Karen Sams of Weatherford ISD & Michelle Sandoval of Ysleta ISD, named 2020 Texas Elementary & S… https://t.co/ThLT4uhExa
11/12
2019

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