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Perry Calls For Travel Ban Due To Ebola

Gov. Rick Perry on Friday joined calls for an air travel ban from countries hit hardest by Ebola, saying that air travel is how Ebola crosses borders and how it arrived in Texas.

10/17/2014

Texas Governor Rick Perry  (credit: Getty Images)

Perry To Discuss Ebola Response

Gov. Rick Perry is to discussing the state’s Ebola prevention efforts with the media after cutting a European trip short to lead that response.

10/17/2014

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Texas Medical Task Force Plans Ebola Hearing

Members of a Texas task force on Ebola have scheduled their first public hearing as a nurse who contracted the disease remains hospitalized in Dallas.

10/14/2014

Mugshot of Texas Governor Rick Perry. (credit: Travis County Sheriff’s Office)

Perry Ordered To Be In Court October 31

Gov. Rick Perry must appear for a court hearing on October 31. A judge set the date Monday for a pretrial hearing to discuss procedural issues.

10/13/2014

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Perry Visits Troops Going To Fight Ebola

Gov. Rick Perry is visiting Army troops in Fort Hood on Thursday before they deploy to Africa on a mission to support U.S. efforts to contain and eradicate the Ebola virus.

10/09/2014

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Perry Creating Infectious Disease Task Force

Gov. Rick Perry announced on Monday that he is creating a state task force to ensure that Texas appropriately responds to infectious diseases like the Ebola virus.

10/06/2014

Mugshot of Texas Governor Rick Perry. (credit: Travis County Sheriff’s Office)

Perry Asks To Miss Court Date Citing Overseas Trip

In a motion Monday, Perry’s attorneys asked the judge to let him miss an Oct. 13 pretrial hearing due to “long-standing plans to be in Europe” all that week.

09/22/2014

Gov. Rick Perry has called the Legislature back for a third special session to approve more money for roads, but the main sticking point centers on what is the most conservative way to fund them without raising taxes (credit: by Jonathan Gibby/Getty Images)

Perry Says Schools Were Adequately Funded

Republican Gov. Rick Perry says Texas adequately funded public schools on his watch and still believes in offering in-state tuition rates to students who are living in the country without legal permission.

09/22/2014

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Citing Joan Rivers, Gov. Perry Backs Clinic Law

Rick Perry cites Joan Rivers’ death in defense of controversial Anti-Abortion Law

CBS 11–09/21/2014

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Texas A&M To Dedicate Flu Vaccine Center

Gov. Rick Perry will join other dignitaries in College Station at the dedication of what’s described as a national pandemic influenza vaccine facility.

09/18/2014

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Texas Honors Hurt & Fallen First Responders

Gov. Rick Perry is honoring dozens of police officers, firefighters and first responders killed or severely hurt in the line of duty with Star of Texas awards.

09/03/2014

Palo Pinto County election volunteers check-in a registered voter at the Palo Pinto County 4-H Building on November 4, 2008 in Palo Pinto, Texas. (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Trial Begins Over Tough Texas Voter ID Law

The Justice Department goes to federal court in South Texas to seek the dismantling of the Texas voter ID law, which ranks among the most stringent in the nation.

09/02/2014

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