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Texas Gov. and Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry speaks during a forum on manufacturing. (credit: Steve Pope/Getty Images)

Perry Appoints Former Reporter New Chief Of Staff

Gov. Rick Perry has appointed a former journalist as new chief of staff as he prepares for retirement.

08/12/2013

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 (credit: by Jonathan Gibby/Getty Images)

Road Debate Will Start Third Special Session

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.

08/04/2013

West Plant Explosion (credit: Getty Images)

FEMA Grants Nearly $3 Million For West Schools

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.

07/26/2013

Construction on the LBJ Express Project near Interstate 35E in Dallas. (credit: CBSDFW.com)

House Preliminarily OKs Road Funding Amendment

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.

07/16/2013

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Texas House To Discuss Transportation Funding Bills

Though the abortion debate has dominated headlines, the Texas House convenes Monday to discuss increasing funding for highway and transportation infrastructure projects.

07/15/2013

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott. (credit: Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images)

AG Abbott Announces Gubernatorial Run

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.

07/14/2013

Decisions... decisions. What's next for James Richard “Rick” Perry? (credit: Stewart F. House/Getty Images)

Perry’s Decision – What’s Next?

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?

07/08/2013

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Perry Announces He Will Not Seek Gubernatorial Re-Election

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.

CBSDFW.COM–07/08/2013

Governor Rick Perry (credit: cott Eells-Pool/Getty Images)

Perry’s Decision Will Transform Texas Politics

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 […]

07/07/2013

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Pro-Life, Pro-Choice Rallies Kick Off 2nd Special Session

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.

CBS 11–07/01/2013

Sen. Ted Cruz

Cruz Set To Address Right to Life Convention

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.

06/28/2013

A woman takes a photo of the Texas Senate chamber during the 82nd Legislative session. (credit: Ben Sklar/Getty Images)

Texas Senate Approves Abortion Restrictions

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.

06/18/2013

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