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Perry: Top Official Resigning Over No-Bid Contract

The widening fallout over $110 million in no-bid state contracts awarded to an Austin tech company forced the resignation of a second top state official Friday, this time at the request of Republican Gov. Rick Perry.

12/19/2014

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Extra $86M In Border Security Up For Approval

Republican Gov. Rick Perry on Monday will formally present to the Legislative Budget Board plans to finance an extended deployment of state troopers and the Texas National Guard.

12/01/2014

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Abbott: No Decision Yet On Obama Immigration Suit

Republican Gov.-elect Greg Abbott says ‘odds favor’ that Texas will sue the Obama administration over executive actions on immigration but is stopping short of his earlier vow to file a lawsuit.

11/24/2014

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Czech Republic Prime Minister Visits West, Texas

Residents in West received some international help Thursday as they rebuild from last year’s devastating fertilizer plant explosion.

11/20/2014

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Perry Defense: Veto Was Constitutionally Protected

Governor Rick Perry’s defense team says the two felony abuse of power indictments against him are unconstitutional, but not because he’s above the law.

11/17/2014

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Texas Ebola Task Force Recommends 4 Risk Levels

A Texas task force on Ebola has recommended against mandatory quarantines for cooperating medical workers not showing symptoms unless they are considered high risk.

11/04/2014

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Prosecutor: Technicality Shouldn’t Stop Perry Case

The special prosecutor leading the felony case against Gov. Rick Perry says he shouldn’t be compelled to produce transcripts of testimony before the grand jury.

11/03/2014

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Texas Task Force Offers Plans To Stop Ebola Spread

Gov. Rick Perry’s infectious disease task force is discussing ways to diagnose and isolate patients with Ebola more quickly.

10/23/2014

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Gov. Perry Announces North Texas Ebola Treatment Facility

Texas Governor Rick Perry was in Dallas today to announce a new plan to bring together key medical resources in the battle against the deadly ebola virus.

10/21/2014

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Gov. Perry Plans Dallas News Conference On Ebola Case

Texas Gov. Rick Perry will hold a news conference at a Dallas hospital where a man with the first case of Ebola diagnosed in the U.S. remains in isolation.

10/01/2014

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More Sparks In Final Debate Between Abbott, Davis

Ebola, ethics and education are among the issues that dominated the final debate between Republican Attorney General Greg Abbott and Democrat Wendy Davis.

09/30/2014

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Perry Asks To Miss Court Date Citing Overseas Trip

In a motion Monday, Perry’s attorneys asked the judge to let him miss an Oct. 13 pretrial hearing due to “long-standing plans to be in Europe” all that week.

09/22/2014

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