* Texas Governor Rick Perry
Governor Rick Perry said Friday that President Barack Obama and congressional Democrats are to blame for the standoff in Washington that has led to a partial government shutdown.
Republicans in the Texas Legislature have passed an omnibus abortion bill that is one of the most restrictive in the nation.
People in Blue Mound say they’re paying higher water bills after Gov. Perry’s veto of a bill that would have made it easier for the city to gain control of its water system.
President Barack Obama kicked-off his “Middle-Class Jobs and Opportunity Tour” by touting Austin as a role model for the rest of the nation.
The National Rifle Association held their annual meeting in Houston today. This year’s theme is “Stand and Fight,” and some politicians in attendance had plenty to say about it.
The Boys Scouts of America, based in Irving, is considering an about face on it’s longstanding
ban on openly gay scouts and leaders.
Gov. Rick Perry said emphatically Saturday that the Boy Scouts of America shouldn’t soften its strict no-gays membership policy, and suggested that bending the organization to the whims of popular culture is wrong.
A Texas judge has denied Planned Parenthood’s latest attempt to rejoin the state’s health program that excludes providers that support abortion rights.
Texas Governor Rick Perry called the Sandy Hook school shooting an evil that came to visit, but he said he hopes the federal government will not have a knee jerk reaction to it.
Mitt Romney is planning to host an Ohio rally Friday evening to launch a four-day sprint to Election Day.
Fred Meyer, former chairman of the Texas Republican Party and the Dallas County Republican Party, has died at the age of 84.
Governor Rick Perry is scheduled to present Arlington Police Officer Bryan Graham with the Star of Texas Award.