Rick Perry

Texas Governor Rick Perry

Texas Gov. Perry won’t seek re-election in 2014

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Rick Perry, the longest-serving governor in Texas history who famously muttered “oops” after forgetting during a 2011 presidential debate the third of three federal departments he’d pledged to close, announced Monday […]

07/08/2013

Texas Governor Rick Perry

Perry likely to announce if he’ll seek re-election

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Will he or won’t he? Gov. Rick Perry has invited friends and supporters to San Antonio and the country’s largest Caterpillar equipment dealership Monday to announce “exciting future plans.” The longest-serving […]

07/08/2013

Texas Governor Rick Perry

Perry, filibuster star clash over Texas abortions

DALLAS (AP) — A battle over proposed abortion restrictions in Texas became a personal grudge match Thursday between conservative Republican Gov. Rick Perry and a Democratic state senator whose lengthy, one-woman filibuster catapulted her to […]

06/27/2013

Texas Governor Rick Perry

Texas gov. calls 2nd special session on abortion

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Gov. Rick Perry on Wednesday called a second special session of the Texas Legislature to pass widespread abortion restrictions across the nation’s second-largest state, after the first attempt by Republicans died […]

06/26/2013

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Hundreds protest Texas abortion restrictions

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) – More than 600 women’s rights protesters crowded into the Texas Capitol on Sunday to watch Democrats begin a series of parliamentary maneuvers to stop the Republican majority from passing some of […]

06/23/2013

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FEMA denies aid for Texas fertilizer plant blast

HOUSTON (AP) — The Federal Emergency Management Agency is refusing to provide additional money to help rebuild the small Texas town where a deadly fertilizer plant explosion leveled numerous homes and a school, and killed […]

06/12/2013

Texas Governor Rick Perry

Perry ending California trip empty handed – so far

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Gov. Rick Perry wrapped up his high-profile recruiting trip to California on Wednesday without having persuaded any businesses to relocate to his state — at least not yet.

02/13/2013

Texas Governor Rick Perry

Gov. Perry going to California to recruit business

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Gov. Rick Perry plans to visit California next week to follow up on a small buy of radio ads intended to persuade businesses to relocate to Texas.

02/07/2013

Texas Governor Rick Perry

Perry airs radio ads to attract Calif businesses

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Gov. Rick Perry is airing radio ads in California to convince companies there to relocate to the Lone Star state.

02/04/2013

Judge rules for cheerleaders in Bible banner suit

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) – A judge says an East Texas school district policy barring cheerleaders from quoting biblical scripture on banners at high school football games appears to violate their free speech rights. KFDM television […]

10/18/2012

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