Gov. Rick Perry

Texas Governor Rick Perry  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Perry Moves Ahead With ’16 Courtship Despite Case

Undeterred by indictment, Texas Gov. Rick Perry intends to travel to three major 2016 primary states during the next two weeks even as he faces the prospects of a highly unpresidential booking on felony charges.

08/18/2014

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Texas Lawmakers Mull Alternatives To Medicaid Expansion

A legislative committee is examining market-based alternatives to providing low-income Texans with health care since the state has rejected the expansion of Medicaid under the federal Affordable Care Act.

08/14/2014

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Perry Tours National Guard Border Training Session

Perry visits Camp Swift Army National Guard training center in Bastrop on Wednesday. It’s unclear when the troops will actually go to the border.

08/13/2014

Texas Governor Rick Perry  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Abortion Clinics Anxious For Ruling In Texas Trial

Abortion providers want U.S. District Judge Lee Yeakel to block new rules they say would stop abortions at more than a dozen clinics in Texas starting Sept. 1.

08/13/2014

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Texas Railroad Commission Elects New Chairwoman

The Texas Railroad Commission has unanimously elected Commissioner Christi Craddick as chairwoman.

08/12/2014

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SpaceX To Build Rocket Launch Site In South Texas

Texas and SpaceX have announced that the company will build the first commercial site for orbital launches on the state’s southernmost tip.

08/04/2014

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California Governor Criticizes Texas Guard Plan

California Gov. Jerry Brown took a not-so-subtle dig at Texas’ decision to deploy National Guard troops to the border, saying Monday he expects it to be a short-lived measure and that “wiser minds will prevail.”

07/28/2014

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Perry Criticizes Border Security To Group of Hispanic Ministers

Governor Rick Perry took his border security criticisms to an audience of Hispanic ministers in San Antonio, telling them the federal government should put more Border Patrol troops on the ground and drones in the air to secure the Texas-Mexico border.

CBS 11–07/19/2014

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President To Visit Dallas, Discuss Border Crisis

President Obama is headed to Dallas and Austin this week, a trip that began as a fundraising effort for the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, but will now include meetings to discuss the crisis at the Texas border.

07/08/2014

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Border Security Back In Front Of Texas Lawmakers

Plans to ramp up patrols along the Texas-Mexico border at a potential cost of $1.3 million a week are getting new attention in the Capitol.

07/01/2014

US Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson (Photo: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Border Sheriffs: DHS Secretary’s Visit To Texas Border ‘Too Late’

The Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson’s arrival in Texas is being met with mixed feelings by some law enforcement officials along the border.

06/20/2014

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TX Lawmakers Say Special Session May Be Needed To Secure Border

State Rep. Debbie Riddle says that the surge of illegal immigrants along the Rio Grande Valley has passed crisis levels, with over 100,000 expected to be captured this year.

06/17/2014

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