Governor Rick Perry
Just minutes ago Governor Rick Perry signed into law a piece of legislation that will make abortions after 20 weeks illegal and essentially will shutter the doors of almost every abortion clinic in Texas.
Hundreds of pro-choice supporters, angered over new abortion restrictions set to become law in Texas, are expected to gather at Dallas City Hall Monday evening.
A Perry spokesman, Rich Parsons, told The Associated Press Friday that if the governor indicated he plans to take a trip to Israel, details will be announced “at the appropriate time.”
This time when the Texas Senate takes up tough new abortion restrictions, the chamber’s top Republican is determined not to let anything — or anyone — derail a vote.
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.
Governor Rick Perry has sent an e-mail to friends and top fundraisers promising to reveal “exciting future plans” during an event Monday in San Antonio.
Gov. Rick Perry admonished state Sen. Wendy Davis, two days after her filibuster helped kill new Texas abortion restrictions, saying Davis’ rise from a tough upbringing to Harvard Law graduate should have taught her the value of each human life.
A number of Republican state politicians have made their way to North Texas today, all to attend and take part in the 43rd annual National Right to Life Convention.
Governor Rick Perry has signed a law mandating drug testing for some unemployment benefits recipients.
Texas lawmakers are considering diverting nearly $1 billion a year from the state’s cash reserves into a fund dedicated to building and maintaining roads.
Gov. Rick Perry is calling the Texas Legislature to meet in special session to address redistricting, the process of redrawing voting maps.
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.