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Texas Senators Approve State Contracting Bill After HHS Commissioner Scandal

Texas Senators have unanimously approved a measure aimed at increasing transparency in state contracts, one day after the release of a scathing report detailing a no-bid state contract.

03/31/2015

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Texas Health Commissioner Still On Job After Scathing Report

A state contracting scandal that dealt Republican Gov. Greg Abbott the first crisis of his administration escalated Monday with a scathing state report about Texas’ health commissioner, who responded by giving no indication he would resign.

03/30/2015

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Audit Criticizes Texas Agency’s $105M Contract With AT&T

State auditors are criticizing a Texas agency’s contract with AT&T that was initially listed as costing $1 million and then swelled to $105 million over the course of seven years.

12/31/2014

Texas Governor Rick Perry speaks to delegates at the Southern Republican Leadership Conference on April 9, 2010 in New Orleans. (credit: Cheryl Gerber/Getty Images)

Perry To Speak About Women’s Health Program

Governor Rick Perry on Wednesday plans to promote the state’s new Women’s Health Program that excludes Planned Parenthood and starts on Thursday.

10/31/2012

Texas Governor Rick Perry addresses a U.S. Chamber of Commerce summit on "the role of free enterprise in job creation" on May 3, 2010 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Perry Picks Men For Key State Health Posts

Gov. Rick Perry has appointed two men to hold key posts in the Health and Human Services Commission following recent high-level departures.

07/30/2012