Governor Greg Abbott

Venture Titans Gather at Circle T Ranch to Power North Texas’ ‘Next-Level’ Growth

by | Nov 9, 2023
The exclusive Circle T Ranch reception—an annual highlight of the Venture Dallas franchise—drew founders and funders for pivotal connections and conversations. But the headliner unfolded on stage as Anurag Jain, Hill Perot, and Brendan Gaffey strategized the future of the startup and venture ecosystem in North Texas.
The Last Word: Gov. Abbott On Why Texas Ranks No. 1 for ‘Top State Business Climate’ in 2023
by | Nov 1, 2023
Texas just topped Site Selection’s annual ranking of state business climates. The state, typically in the top five business climate rankings, placed No. 3 last year. The No. 1 ranking follows another recent win—Texas won the publication's Governor's Cup for total capital investment projects for the 11th straight year in March.
Texas Establishes Landmark Artificial Intelligence Advisory Council
by | Jul 18, 2023
The new seven-member council will help "cement Texas’ position as a national leader in innovative technology," said Governor Abbott, who signed the bill creating the committee last month.
Report: Texas Leads U.S. With Fastest Economic Expansion
Texas led all 50 states with 7% real GDP growth in the fourth quarter of 2022, according to a report released Friday by the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis. The Lone Star State far outpaced the nation as a whole, which grew at a rate of 2.6%. Governor Abbott lauded the report, which also showed that personal income in the state rose by 7.7% in Q4.