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.
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.
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.
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.
FEMA has denied Governor Rick Perry’s request for a major disaster declaration in West, Texas again.
Governor Perry and state lawmakers are considering using a special session to deal with the issue of funding new road construction in Texas.
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.
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.
The Texas Legislature gathered Monday for a breezy day of backslapping, goodbyes and very little actual lawmaking on the largely ceremonial last day of the biennial session.
It’s been a frustrating couple of days for those who are waiting on word from their loved ones in the town of West.
83rd State Legislative session gets underway in Austin with a long list of priorities.
Gov. Rick Perry has asked Texans to join him in a moment of silence Friday in memory of the 26 victims of the Connecticut school shootings.