Governor Perry Deploys Up To 1,000 National Guard To BorderOn Monday, Governor Rick Perry deployed up to 1,000 National Guard and some state guard troops to the Texas-Mexico border. At a news conference at the State Capitol, the Governor said, "The price of inaction is too high for Texans to pay."
POLL: Do You Support Perry's Plan To Deploy Troops?Gov. Rick Perry says he's deploying as many as 1,000 National Guard troops to the Texas-Mexico border after growing tied of "lip service" from the federal government.
Perry-Paul Launch Foreign Policy War Of Words The dispute between Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul and Texas Gov. Rick Perry highlights a broader divide within the GOP over international affairs in one of the first public clashes of the Republican Party's 2016 presidential primary process.
Obama Calls Meeting With Perry "Constructive"After all the back and forth criticism between Governor Perry and The White House, the Governor got what he wanted Wednesday: a one on one meeting with President Obama.
Poll: Should President Obama Visit The Border?President Obama is resisting calls to visit the border while he is in Texas on Wednesday and Thursday for political fundraisers.
Perry Shuns Obama In Austin, Wants Border MeetingGov. Rick Perry says he's declined an offer to greet President Barack Obama when he arrives in the Texas capital on Wednesday.
Governor Perry Testifies On Child Immigration Crisis Gov. Rick Perry has testified at a U.S. House Homeland Security Committee hearing in South Texas that in addition to the humanitarian crisis created by a flood of unaccompanied child immigrants, there is a crisis involving border security.
White House Hits Back Against Governor Perry On Border CrisisThe White House says the Obama administration will continue to "rigorously" enforce the law when it comes to addressing the flood of unaccompanied child immigrants at the southern border.
Fighting Back: Senator Tries To Lure Texas Companies To CaliforniaA California lawmaker has turned the tables on Texas – declaring it open season on Texas jobs. On Monday, California Senator Ted Gaines stood out in front of the Texas State Capitol and said, “I’m fighting back.”
Republicans & Democrats Support State Border Surge OperationsDuring its newly ordered surge operations along the Texas-Mexico border, the state Department of Public Safety says it will target drug dealers, human traffickers, and gangs.
Could Gov. Perry Be Mulling Move To California?The Republican has made persuading top employers to move to Texas a centerpiece of his administration. He's led job-poaching missions in Democratically controlled states.
GOP Governors: EPA Carbon Dioxide Rules A Job KillerRepublican governors from oil-and-gas rich states met in Texas Monday and said that new federal rules designed to cut global warming pollution from power plants by 30 percent by 2030 will kill jobs and growth.
Perry Gives Fiery Speech & Impression He'll Run For PresidentGovernor Rick Perry isn't running for any political office, but he still knows how to bring Republicans to their feet. Before thousands of Republicans at the Texas GOP Convention in Fort Worth, the Governor dished out political red meat.
Gov. Perry Blasts Feds At Texas GOP Convention Gov. Rick Perry has kicked of his unofficial farewell tour to Texas politics by bashing Washington during a well-received speech at the state Republican convention.
Gov. Perry Responds To New EPA Guidelines For TexasTexas has to cut its carbon emission by 39 percent by 2030 under new federal requirements.