Governor Greg Abbott reappointed J. Bruce Bugg, Jr. and Alvin New to the Texas Transportation Commission for terms set to expire on February 1, 2027. Bugg will continue to serve as Chairman. The Commission governs the Texas Department of Transportation and is responsible for policymaking regarding the state’s highway system, developing a statewide transportation plan, assisting the development of public transportation and adopting rules for TxDOT’s operation.