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Perry Taps Old Appointees For Revamped Water Board

Governor Rick Perry on Friday stocked the new three-member Texas Water Development Board, which will be paid for the first time in state history, with two previous political appointments and an aide from his own staff.


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Perry Under Investigation For Possible Abuse Of Office

A Texas judge says he plans to have a special prosecutor review allegations that Governor Rick Perry abused the powers of his office and broke the law over a veto that cut funding for state public corruption investigators.


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Sebelius Open To ‘Uniquely Texan’ Health Care Plan

Health and Human Services Secretary says Obama administration is open to negotiate health care plan for Texans.


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Governor Perry Calls Third Special Session To Boost Road Funding

Governor Rick Perry has called lawmakers into a third special session minutes after the second special session formally ended.

CBS 11–07/30/2013

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Perry Signs New Abortion Restrictions Into Law

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.


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Pro-Choice Supporters Set To Rally At Dallas City Hall

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.

CBS 11–07/15/2013

Governor Rick Perry speaking at the Texas American Legion's annual convention in Irving (Photo C.Schechner, CBSDFW.COM)

Report: Perry Says He Plans Trip To Israel

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.”


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Texas Senate On Track To Pass Tough Abortion Rules

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.


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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.


Governor Rick Perry after giving the opening remarks at the 2013 National Right to Life Convention in Dallas. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Perry To Divulge ‘Exciting Future Plans’ On Monday

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.


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War Of Words: Gov. Perry Vs. Sen. Davis

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.


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Perry Opens Right To Life Convention In North Texas

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.