* Texas Governor Rick Perry

Texas Governor Rick Perry  (credit: Getty Images)

Perry Open To Sending US Troops To Iraq

Texas Gov. Rick Perry signaled Thursday that he would be open to sending U.S. combat forces to Iraq to fight the deadly Islamic state after its attacks on a Christian minority and the beheading of an American journalist.

08/21/2014

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Gov. Perry & FAA Disagree About Requests To Fly Drones Over Border

A new disagreement has emerged between Governor Rick Perry and the Obama Administration about border security. It centers around the state’s use of unmanned aircraft or drones along the Texas-Mexico border.

08/13/2014

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California Senator Visits Texas, Vows To Keep Jobs In Home State

Republican California State Senator Ted Gaines visits Texas this week trying to keep jobs in the Golden State.

07/01/2014

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Davis Wants State Of Emergency Declared On Border

Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Wendy Davis is asking Gov. Rick Perry to declare a state of emergency along Texas’ border with Mexico to “assist overwhelmed local communities.”

06/23/2014

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Perry Says ‘Stepped Right In It’ With Gay Remarks

Texas Gov. Rick Perry has acknowledged it was a mistake for him to compare alcoholism and homosexuality in an effort to explain his views.

06/20/2014

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Texas Leaders Announce New Border Security Plan

Texas’ top three leaders, Governor Rick Perry, Lt. Governor David Dewhurst, and House Speaker Joe Straus are working on a plan to boost border security.

06/18/2014

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Prosecutor: ‘No Plans’ To Have Perry Testify

A special prosecutor said Friday that he does not plan to call Texas Gov. Rick Perry to testify before a grand jury investigating whether he abused his power by vetoing funding for public corruption prosecutors.

06/06/2014

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Texting While Driving Ban Could Revive After Perry

Efforts to implement a statewide texting while driving ban in Texas are likely to resurface next year no matter who replaces Gov. Rick Perry.

04/19/2014

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Governor Perry Faults President Obama For Gov’t Standoff

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.

10/04/2013

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Texas Senate Passes Abortion Bill

Republicans in the Texas Legislature have passed an omnibus abortion bill that is one of the most restrictive in the nation.

07/13/2013

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High Bills Surge In Small Town After Gov. Perry’s Water Veto

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.

06/21/2013

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President Obama Touts Austin-Area High School

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.

05/09/2013

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