Gov. Rick Perry will head to Granbury on Friday afternoon after the city was devastated Wednesday by a tornado that left at least six people dead and destroyed many homes.
A major tax bill headed for the Texas House floor could create a major showdown over legislation pivotal to Gov. Rick Perry’s demand for tax relief.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry says passing new gun control laws won’t stop criminals and would only make law-abiding citizens easy targets by depriving them of weapons to defend themselves.
Gov. Rick Perry says the Texas Legislature must pass tax relief, and Texas House Republicans are ready to try.
President Obama has approved expanded disaster relief for those impacted by the plant explosion in West. The help includes grants for temporary housing and home repairs.
Gov. Rick Perry is expressing “disgust and disappointment” at a cartoon in a California newspaper that depicts him boasting about business booming in Texas just before a major explosion.
Governor Rick Perry revved up for a presidential bid in 2011 by showing the country who’s boss in Texas: He slashed spending, tightened abortion restrictions and declared illegal immigration a state emergency. He’s not calling the shots anymore.
Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn says Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s visit to try to entice businesses away from Illinois is merely “an escapade” and Illinois can compete with any state.
When Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott visited the devastation in West following a fertilizer plant explosion, he looked very gubernatorial. And that might not be an accident.
Rescue and recovery efforts resumed Friday morning in West, after a fertilizer plant explosion on Wednesday evening killed at least 14 people, left another 200 people hurt and destroyed at least 50 homes.
Many people in the small town of West are waiting and praying for loved ones still listed as “unaccounted” after Wednesday’s tragic incident.
Gov. Rick Perry is heading to Illinois to recruit businesses to relocate to Texas. He made the announcement Wednesday after purchasing $42,000 in radio advertising in the Chicago area.
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