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Ebola-Virus

Task Force Shifts Ebola Patient’s Treatment Strategy

At the first hearing held by the Texas Task Force On Infectious Disease Preparedness and Response, some of the most experienced infectious disease doctors in Texas discussed lessons learned from the three Ebola cases in Dallas.

10/23/2014

Texas Governor Rick Perry   (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Perry Cutting Europe Trip Short Due Of Ebola Crisis

Gov. Rick Perry’s office says he’s cutting short a business trip to Europe and will return Thursday because of the Ebola crisis in Texas.

10/15/2014

Texas Governor Rick Perry   (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Perry Lawyers Seek Order For Grand Jury Testimony

Follow CBSDFW.COM: Facebook¬†|¬†Twitter AUSTIN, Texas (CBSDFW.COM/AP) – Lawyers for indicted Texas Gov. Rick Perry asked a judge Friday to order the special prosecutor in the case to produce transcripts of secret grand jury testimony. Perry’s […]

10/10/2014

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Gov. Perry Urges Calm, Confirms Ebola Patient’s Contact With Students

The first person to be diagnosed with the Ebola virus on American soil had contact with several school-aged children before he was admitted to the hospital on Sunday.

10/01/2014

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Perry Not Sure How Long Guard Troops To Deploy

Gov. Rick Perry has visited some of the 1,000 National Guard troops he’s ordered to the Texas-Mexico border but says he does not know how long they’ll be deployed.

08/13/2014

Texas Gov. Rick Perry announces his intention to deploy National Guard troops to border. (credit: CBS 11 News)

Gov. Perry Sending National Guard To Texas Border

Gov. Rick Perry says he’s deploying as many as 1,000 National Guard troops to the Texas-Mexico border after growing tired of “lip service” from the federal government.

CBS 11–07/21/2014

Gov. Rick Perry speaks at a press conference ahead of the memorial service for slain Kaufman County District Attorney Mike McLelland on April 4, 2013. (credit: KTVT/KTXA)

Gov. Rick Perry Calls Second Special Session On Abortion

After a more than 12 hour effort by Senator Wendy Davis to kill anti-abortion bill SB5, Texas lawmakers will get another chance to pass the legislation.

06/26/2013

Vials to be used to collect samples for drug and alcohol testing. (credit: Ron Wurzer/Getty Images)

Gov. Perry Signs Drug Screening Legislation

Laid-off workers in Texas looking to receive unemployment benefits have a new hurdle: mandatory drug testing. Governor Rick Perry signed the bill into law Friday.

06/14/2013

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Perry May Appeal FEMA’s Decision Not To Help West Rebuild

FEMA has denied Governor Rick Perry’s request for a major disaster declaration in West, Texas again.

06/13/2013

Texas State Capitol

Governor Considers Special Session On Highway Funding

Governor Perry and state lawmakers are considering using a special session to deal with the issue of funding new road construction in Texas.

05/28/2013

People gather outside of the Texas State Capitol building in Austin. (credit: PAUL BUCK/AFP/Getty Images)

Gov. Perry Calls Special Session To End Controversy Over Voting Districts

Governor Perry wants lawmakers to approve the voting maps drawn by a federal court in Washington, DC that were already used for Congressional and state legislative districts last year.

05/27/2013

Texas State Capitol

Recapping The 83rd Texas Legislative Session

State lawmakers are sending Gov. Rick Perry a slew of new bills to sign, after pushing through several proposals before the end of the regular legislative session.

05/27/2013

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