Abbott to Deliver State of the State Address on Feb. 17

The Texas House officially approved a resolution on Monday inviting Gov. Greg Abbott to deliver his State of the State address before a joint session of the Texas Legislature on Feb. 17 at 11 a.m.

Greg Abbott talks to reporters at the Texas Capitol on Nov. 5, 2014, the day after he was elected governor.

The Texas House officially approved a resolution on Monday inviting Gov. Greg Abbott to deliver his State of the State address before a joint session of the Texas Legislature on Feb. 17 at 11 a.m. 

In an interview with the Tribune before his inauguration, Abbott said that in his State of the State, he would focus on “bread-and-butter issues that will continue to keep Texas on a pathway toward being the best state in the nation.” He said these included improving the state's education system, securing the border and investing in roads.