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Perry Will Not Call Special Session Over Education Funding

By Emily Trube, 1080 KRLD
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DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Governor Perry says he will not be calling a special session to deal with the on-going education funding issues.

Several lawsuits have been filed against the State of Texas on behalf of around 500 school districts across the state. Most of the suits claim that districts are being forced to raise local property taxes in order to meet the minimum educational standards required by the state.

Governor Perry tells KRLD’s Emily Trube why he does not plan on calling a special session of the legislature on public school finance.

LISTEN: Texas Gov. Rick Perry – Part 1


Although he is no longer on the campaign trail, “Super Tuesday” is coming up and it could be yet another game changer in the Republican Presidential Primary. Newt Gingrich skipped this week’s primaries in Arizona and Michigan so he could spend more time in the southern states going to the polls next week. Gingrich has the support of Governor Rick Perry.

LISTEN: Texas Gov. Rick Perry - Part 2


Governor Perry talks about why he is not endorsing Rick Santorum.

LISTEN: Texas Gov. Rick Perry – Part 3


Does Mr. Perry plan on running for Texas Governor again?

LISTEN: Texas Gov. Rick Perry – Part 4


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