Texas is one of several states refusing to comply with a federal law designed to reduce sexual assaults in prison, with governors criticizing the decade-old law as counterproductive and too expensive to implement.
University of Texas System regents have scheduled a Tuesday vote on tuition rates for in-state students. The board already voted last week to raise tuition for out-of-state students.
Gov. Rick Perry on Wednesday gave University of Texas regents pause on raising tuition for in-state students ahead of discussions that could have bumped the average semester cost at the flagship Austin campus past $5,000.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry says “something went terribly wrong” during the botched execution of an Oklahoma inmate, but declined to call it inhumane.
With eight months left in office, Gov. Rick Perry is away from Texas almost as much as he’s home — hitting the road hard to tout his state as America’s best place to do business.
Gov. Rick Perry has long revered Texas icon Sam Houston, and now shares a spiritual connection with one of his political heroes — getting baptized in the same creek.
As Gov. Rick Perry wraps up a record 14 years on the job, his successors are both vowing to prioritize public schools if elected in November.
Toyota announced on Monday afternoon that it is moving its U.S. headquarters to Plano. The automaker plans to construct a new campus, which breaks ground this fall.
Governor Rick Perry on Friday tapped a Fort Worth deputy chief district attorney to head the state’s embattled Office of Violent Sex Offender Management amid questions about who was running the agency.
A Texas land dispute has the outgoing governor and the Republican candidate favored to replace him decrying the same federal agency currently embroiled in an armed standoff in Nevada.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry says he hasn’t made a decision on whether or not to run for president again in 2016. But the governor made one thing clear — he needs more preparation.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry is challenging his New York counterpart, Gov. Andrew Cuomo, to a debate over economic policy as he ventures onto Cuomo’s turf.