Meet Our Governors


Greg Abbott

2015 State of the State Address

Governor Abbott
State Insurance Building
1100 San Jacinto Boulevard
Austin, TX 78701
Phone: 512-463-1762
Fax: 512-463-2000

Southern Governors' Representative
Dan Wilmot, Director, Washington, DC, Office





Texas News Digest

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1/21/2015 Inaugural Address by TX Gov. Greg AbbottAbbott was sworn in as the 48th governor of Texas on January 20 in Austin. [Read More]
4/10/2013 Gov. Perry: Texas Remains at Forefront of New TechnologyGoogle Inc. announces expansion of Google Fiber to Austin; supports well-wired community of high-tech companies. [Read More]
4/3/2013 Gov. Perry: Brookings Institution Reports Texas Leads Nation in Job CreationAustin sees highest percentage jobs increase of any city in the nation. [Read More]
3/20/2013 Gov. Perry: Texas’ Economy Allows Employers to Compete on a Global ScaleJobs climate, reducing tax burden, infrastructure investments keep Texas strong. [Read More]
3/4/2013 Gov. Perry: Texas Wins Site Selection Magazine’s 2012 Governor’s CupAward given for most new, expanded corporate facilities. [Read More]
2/22/2013 TX Gov. Perry: National Instruments to Create 1,000 Jobs in Austin$80 million in capital investment will expand research and development capacity. [Read More]
2/11/2013 Gov. Perry: Texas Ranked Top Exporting State for 11th Year2012 exports totaled $265 billion; outperformed overall U.S. total. [Read More]
12/7/2012 TX Gov. Gov. Perry Announces Layne Christensen Co. to Create 210 JobsExpected to invest $6.7 million in new global headquarters in The Woodlands. [Read More]
11/28/2012 TX Gov. Perry Announces Skilled Workforce InitiativeUsing competency-based learning to promote certifications in high demand industries. [Read More]
11/26/2012 TX Gov. Perry: Visa to Create 800 New Jobs in AustinPlans to invest millions, build new global IT center. [Read More]

Governor's Priorities

Economic Development

Border Security

10th Amendment



Disaster Preparedness

Quality of Life