Perry To UT Regents: Don't Rush To Raise Tuition Republican Gov. Rick Perry is again opposing tuition hikes within the University of Texas System as the flagship Austin campus proposes pushing the average semester cost past $5,000.
Perry Picks Fort Worth Attorney As New Head Of Sex Offender Agency Governor Rick Perry on Friday tapped a Fort Worth deputy chief district attorney to head the state's embattled Office of Violent Sex Offender Management amid questions about who was running the agency.
Amid Nevada Fight, Texas In Its Own Land Dispute With BLMA Texas land dispute has the outgoing governor and the Republican candidate favored to replace him decrying the same federal agency currently embroiled in an armed standoff in Nevada.
Texas Gov. Perry Challenges New York Gov. Cuomo To Debate Texas Gov. Rick Perry is challenging his New York counterpart, Gov. Andrew Cuomo, to a debate over economic policy as he ventures onto Cuomo's turf.
Probe Could Complicate Perry's ProspectsTexas Gov. Rick Perry has spent a record 14 years in office vanquishing nearly all who dared confront him: political rivals, moms against mandatory vaccines for sixth graders, a coyote in the wrong place at the wrong time.
Texas Grand Jury To Be Seated In Perry Ethics Case A Texas judge is expected to seat a grand jury in an investigation into whether Republican Gov. Rick Perry abused his power by vetoing funding for public corruption prosecutors.
Perry, Cruz Visit Wounded At Fort HoodGov. Rick Perry and U.S. Sen Ted Cruz say they've visited with military personnel wounded in Wednesday's shooting at Fort Hood that left four dead and 16 wounded.
National & State Leaders React To Deadly Fort Hood ShootingA shooting at the Army post in Fort Hood has left at least four people dead and 14 others injured. Fort Hood remained on lockdown Wednesday evening. National, state and local leaders are all reacting to the events in Killeen.
Sebelius: Texas Opposition Hasn't Helped Sign-Ups Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius says political opposition in Texas to the federal health care overhaul hasn't helped the state's underperforming sign-up numbers.
Greg Abbott Widely Expected To Win Republican Primary In Governor's RaceThe moment Republican Greg Abbott announced he was running for Governor, political analysts started saying it's his race to lose.
Backlash From Nugent Comments Reveals Misstep For Texas GOP Mitt Romney rallied with Kid Rock and President George W. Bush had a fan in Alice Cooper. But a Ted Nugent encore in the Texas governor's race is growing unlikely after blowback from Republican Greg Abbott's embrace of the ultimate shock rocker.
Republican Abbott Reports Raising $3.1M In January Republican Attorney General Greg Abbott says he raised more than $3.1 million last month in his run for Texas governor.
Gov. Perry Defends States' Right To Legalize Marijuana Gov. Rick Perry is defending Colorado and Washington's legalization of marijuana as a states' rights issue -- and says he wants to keep minor drug offenders out of jail.
Tech Company Relocating To Texas, Plans To Add 10,000 JobsA major information and technology company is relocating its U.S. operations hub from New Jersey to Texas and expects to add 10,000 jobs nationwide over the next three years.
Abbott, Davis Register Candidacies For GovernorTexas Attorney General Greg Abbott and state Sen. Wendy Davis have formally registered their candidacies for their parties' nominations for governor in next year's primaries.