With responsibilities ranging from the research
and creation of policy initiatives to the state’s job creation efforts, the Office
of the Governor plays a key role in shaping the future of the Lone Star State. OOG
administers grants from a variety of state and federal funding sources [26KB PDF].
The Criminal Justice Division's (CJD) mission is to create and support programs
that protect people from crime, reduce the number of crimes committed, and to promote
accountability, efficiency, and effectiveness within the criminal justice system.
CJD focuses on the enhancement of Texas' capacity to prevent crime, provide service
and treatment options, enforce laws, train staff and volunteers, and the restoration
of crime victims to full physical, emotional and mental health.
The Homeland Security Grants Division (HSGD) promotes strategies to prevent terrorism
and other catastrophic events and to prepare communities for the threats and hazards that pose
the greatest risk to the security and resilience of Texas and the Nation. The grant funding assists
Texas jurisdictions in building, sustaining, and delivering core capabilities to further the National
Preparedness Goal which is, “A secure and resilient Nation with the capabilities required across the
whole community to prevent, protect against, mitigate, respond to, and recover from the threats and
hazards that pose the greatest risk.
The Office of Small Business Assistance (OSBA) works to establish the State of Texas as the premier
place to start, grow and sustain a business. The Small Business Division executes a series of statewide initiatives,
disseminating resources and information, identifying legal and financial barriers, and creating partnerships. Through
collaborative efforts with federal, state and local agencies and partners, the Governor’s Office assists entrepreneurs
and businesses with expansion programs, promotion, policies, strategies and outlooks for business development to help
them succeed in the global marketplace.
The Texas Music Office (TMO) is a state-funded business promotion office and information clearinghouse for the Texas music industry. The TMO assists more than 15,000
individual clients each year, thereby meeting its legislative mandate: "Sec. 485.004. Promotion; Duties. (a) The office shall promote the development of the music industry
in the state by informing members of that industry and the public about the resources available in the state for music production." The TMO is the sister office to the Texas
Film Commission, both of which are within the Office of the Governor's Economic Development and Tourism Division.
OOG is committed to making this website accessible to all users. We are currently
working to improve accessibility for users with disabilities pursuant to the Texas Government Code Title 10, Subtitle B, Chapter 2054, Subchapter M.
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