Governor visits Hardin Co., meets with local officals

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By Dannie Oliveaux

KOUNTZE — Gov. Greg Abbott met with several city, county and district officials about the recovery efforts from Tropical Storm Harvey at the Hardin County Courthouse on Oct. 11.

It was Abbott’s final day of a three-day tour to Southeast Texas that included Kountze, Orange, Vidor and Port Arthur.

“We want to see how the recovery efforts were progressing and making sure they have access to all the resources they need, and to offer assistance in any way,” Abbott said. “We are proud of how they (Hardin County) has responded, both as leaders and as well as the community. This is a great example of Texans helping Texans, which has accelerated the response.


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