Texas Enterprise Fund
Democrat Wendy Davis is accusing Republican Attorney General Greg Abbott of a ‘cover up’ involving economic incentive dollars on the eve of their final debate in the Texas governor’s race.
The first state audit of Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s deal-closing business fund is raising questions about jobs created and the level of completion from other states luring the same companies.
Texas and SpaceX have announced that the company will build the first commercial site for orbital launches on the state’s southernmost tip.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry announced on Friday that the state will invest $864,000 in Kohl’s Department Stores to help open a customer service operations center in Dallas. The center is expected to create more than 1,500 jobs.
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.
International energy pipeline giant Tenaris SA said Friday it plans to build a $1.3 billion Gulf Coast manufacturing facility that will bring 600 jobs and better supplying operations to Texas’ oil- and natural gas-rich Eagle Shale region.
Governor Rick Perry is cutting the ribbon on a private firm’s new information and technology facility, which promises to create 350 new jobs in rural Texas.
A government watchdog group in Texas said Wednesday that a job creation program touted often by Gov. Rick Perry as he seeks the Republican presidential nomination has delivered on barely a third of the jobs it promised to bring to the state by the end of last year.
A new watchdog report says that nearly half of the companies receiving money from the Texas Enterprise Fund also gave money to Governor Rick Perry’s campaign or the Republican Governor’s Association.
Plans for teacher layoffs are stirring panic from Houston to far West Texas.