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Requesting a disaster designation for 8 counties in the directly impacted by . This federal funding from will assist Texas agriculture producers affected by severe weather and flooding.
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In El Paso yesterday to discuss the community’s ongoing efforts to combat . The State of Texas has secured a variety of PPE and testing resources for the region to slow the spread of this virus, especially among vulnerable populations.
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Greg Abbott Aug 13
Defunding law enforcement is not the answer.
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Gov. Greg Abbott Aug 13
Visiting with local leaders in Lubbock to discuss the community’s response to . Texans should continue to heed guidance from — wear a mask, social distance, and stay home as much as possible.
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Gov. Greg Abbott Aug 13
Proud to welcome Killdeer Mountain Manufacturing (KMM) to Texas. KMM will establish a new aerospace and aviation manufacturing facility in Kerrville. The facility will support 200 new jobs and generate more than $8M in capital investment.
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Gov. Greg Abbott Aug 12
Announcing the extension of the four temporary surge testing sites in Harris County. These testing locations will now remain open through August 29th. For more information ↓
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Gov. Greg Abbott Aug 11
In Victoria County to discuss the community's ongoing response to . Texans should continue to follow common-sense strategies to help mitigate the spread of the virus – including washing their hands, social distancing, and wearing a mask.
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Gov. Greg Abbott Aug 11
Meeting with local officials in Beaumont to discuss Jefferson County’s ongoing response to .
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Texas Division of Emergency Management Aug 10
Looking for a test in Texas? There are 1,740+ test locations statewide today. Follow these steps👇🏼 ✔️Visit: 📲 ✔️Site search: Enter your zip code 📍 ✔️Select: Locate the nearest test site and follow directions to register.
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Greg Abbott Aug 9
Our hearts and prayers go out to the families of the three Texas Parks & Wildlife workers who died in a West Texas helicopter crash while working. Their service to our state is cherished & will never be forgotten. via
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Gov. Greg Abbott Aug 7
Announcing $1.1B in Quality Incentive Payment Program (QIPP) funds to support Texas nursing facilities that provide care for individuals receiving Medicaid. This funding will improve the quality of care and strengthen infection controls to better protect vulnerable Texans.
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Gov. Greg Abbott Aug 7
Announcing four federally-funded surge testing sites in Harris County. Testing site location information ↓
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Gov. Greg Abbott Aug 7
On this — and every day — we honor the extraordinary heroes who have fought to defend our freedoms and were wounded or made the ultimate sacrifice in service to our great nation.
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Gov. Greg Abbott Aug 6
. and invite Texans in creative and tech industries to the free four-day Women in Tech & Innovation Forum on Sept. 1 through Sept. 4. Top tech leaders will host conversations on workplace practices, business funding, & more.
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Gov. Greg Abbott Aug 6
The and have teamed up to open a free testing site at Minute Maid Park. The testing site will be able to process 2,000 tests per day and will begin operations on Saturday, August 8th in Houston.
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Gov. Greg Abbott Aug 6
As flu season approaches, the State of Texas is working closely with medical experts, state legislators, and state agency heads to develop proactive strategies that will reduce the spread of the flu in the midst of the pandemic.
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Texas Division of Emergency Management Aug 5
Looking for a test in TX? There are over 1,700 locations statewide to get a test today. Follow these steps👇🏼 ✔️Visit: 📲 ✔️Site search: Enter your zip code 📍 ✔️Select: Locate the nearest test site and follow directions to register.
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Greg Abbott Aug 4
Texas is delivering on its commitment to provide care for Rio Grande Valley residents. Today, McAllen Convention Center started to take first patients with COVID-19. A similar facility is opening in Harlingen.
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Gov. Greg Abbott Aug 4
Replying to @TDEM
The Supply Chain Strike Force is also continuing to distribute PPE to meet the needs of Texas communities across the state. The Warehouse has distributed the following PPE since the pandemic began:
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Gov. Greg Abbott Aug 4
Providing an update on Texas' distribution of PPE to school districts for the 2020-2021 academic year. As the Lone Star State approaches the upcoming school year, the health and safety of students, teachers, staff, & families remains our top priority.
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