Gov. Rick Perry
Gov. Rick Perry has called the Legislature back for a third special session to approve more money for roads, but the main sticking point centers on what is the most conservative way to fund them without raising taxes.
After denying an initial funding request by Gov. Rick Perry, the Federal Emergency Management Agency has announced a $2.8 million grant to help schools devastated by a plant explosion in West, Texas.
The House has given preliminary approval to a proposed constitutional amendment letting voters decide whether to provide about $900 million annually in additional funding for road building.
Though the abortion debate has dominated headlines, the Texas House convenes Monday to discuss increasing funding for highway and transportation infrastructure projects.
Attorney General Greg Abbott has formally kicked off his 2014 campaign for governor a week after Gov. Perry said he wouldn’t seek re-election.
Gov. Rick Perry’s announcement that after nearly thirteen years in office, he won’t seek a fourth full term next year begs the question — what’s next?
Saying that “the time has come to pass on the mantle of leadership,” Rick Perry announced that he will not seek reelection as governor of Texas.
AUSTIN (AP) — No matter what Gov. Rick Perry announces on Monday, his decision will transform politics in Texas. If the state’s longest-serving governor chooses to retire, then at least six out of nine elected […]
Thousands of pro-choice activists converged on the South steps and lawn of the State Capitol Monday. Inside the Capitol, a smaller crowd of right to life activists, but no less intense.
A day after Texas Gov. Rick Perry spoke at the annual National Right to Life Convention, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz is set to take his turn at the podium.
The Republican-led Texas Senate has voted to place new restrictions on abortion, but abandoned an effort to ban the procedure after 20 weeks into pregnancy.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry announced on Friday that the state will invest $864,000 in Kohl’s Department Stores to help open a customer service operations center in Dallas. The center is expected to create more than 1,500 jobs.