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State Of The State

Texas Governor Rick Perry during the State of the State Address on January 29, 2013. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Governor Perry Proposes Infrastructure Upgrades, Tax Cuts

Governor Rick Perry presented a glowing assessment of the Texas economy Tuesday and said there was more than enough money in the state’s Rainy Day fund for a one-time, $3.7 billion-investment in water and transportation upgrades while also cutting taxes.

01/29/2013

Texas Gov. Rick Perry addresses the the annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) February 9, 2012 in Washington, DC. Thousands of conservative activists are attending the annual gathering in the nation's capital.  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Perry Proposes Returning Excess Taxes

Gov. Rick Perry will use his State of the State address to call for amending the Texas Constitution to allow the state to return tax money it collects but doesn’t spend back to citizens.

01/29/2013