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(The Center Square) – Gov. Greg Abbott touted Texas' economic prowess at a Houston Region Business Coalition monthly meeting Wednesday, and provided an update on the state's rebuilding business environment after suffering losses last year due to the state shut down created by his executive orders.

(The Center Square) – After the third special legislative session ended, Gov. Greg Abbott issued a statement praising the accomplishments of the Republican-led legislature as conservative grassroots leaders pointed out that no real property tax relief was accomplished.

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(The Center Square) – In addition to $3 billion allocated this year by the Texas Legislature and $5 million in federal grants to fund law enforcement efforts at the southern border, Operation Lonestar is also receiving $36.4 million in state grants.

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(The Center Square) – Gov. Greg Abbott touted Texas' strong economy and premier business climate at the Greater Beaumont Chamber of Commerce's annual meeting Tuesday, thanking local business leaders for job creation and expanding the local economy.

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(The Center Square) – Gov. Greg Abbott is banning private employers in the state of Texas from requiring that their employees receive the COVID-19 vaccine or lose their jobs. The executive order came just days after conservatives, activists and Republican lawmakers held a news conference imploring him to do so.

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(The Center Square) – Twenty-six U.S. governors requested to meet with President Joe Biden to propose solutions to the ongoing border crisis, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said at a Wednesday new conference. Because Biden did not respond to the request, the governors said they decided to take their message to the American people, proposing their own solutions to the drastic increase in illegal immigration this year that's led to what they called a humanitarian crisis across the country.

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(The Center Square) – Nine Republican governors are joining Govs. Greg Abbott of Texas and Doug Ducey of Arizona in Mission, Texas, Wednesday to discuss the ongoing border crisis and President Joe Biden's immigration policies.