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Abbott Looks To End Perry’s Startups Fund

Gov. Greg Abbott is planning to abolish Rick Perry’s pet program that gave $200 million in taxpayer dollars to Texas startups, but was beset by bankruptcy and transparency issues.

01/29/2015

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Gov. Perry’s Tech Fund Shows $6M In Potential Losses

A new report shows that Gov. Rick Perry’s pet fund for high-tech startups in Texas is leaving room for $6 million in potential losses due to troubled investments.

02/04/2013