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Texas House panel meets on Hall impeachment report

A group of Texas lawmakers considering whether to impeach University of Texas System Regent Wallace Hall meets Thursday to review a report on his efforts to oust Austin campus president Bill Powers.


Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, US Governors

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Texas Tribune

Schofield, Hodge Face Off for Houston-Area House Seat

Ann Hodge are speeding toward a May 27 runoff for House District 132, the Houston-area seat that state Rep. Bill Callegari is vacating after serving seven terms in the lower chamber.


Related Topix: US Governors, Austin, TX

Rick Perry Has 'Sympathy' for Illegal Immigrants Who Break Laws to Help Their Families

Texas Gov. Rick Perry, who is being advised by a prominent pro-amnesty ally to Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg, said that he understood and sympathized with people who break the law to enter the United States illegally to take care of their families.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Illegal Immigration, US Governors, Texas Government, Texas, Startups, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg

News Max

Rick Perry: 'It's a Promise' Texas Will Stand Against BLM

Texas Gov. Rick Perry says his state's Attorney General Greg Abbott wasn't making a dare against the federal government over a land rights dispute; it was a promise.


Related Topix: Texas, Texas Government, US Governors, Cavuto, Entertainment, Television, US Politics, US News, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat

Austin American-Statesman

Chutzpah! Rick Perry challenges Andrew Cuomo to debate

Back from Palau for a quick layover in Austin to get fresh clothes and, I suppose, check his mail for grand jury subpoenas, Gov. Rick Perry was off to New York this week on another of his coast-to-coast advertisements for Texas and himself.


Related Topix: Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Texas Government, Texas, Austin, TX, us Travel, Travel

Analysis: Perry and the Threat That Boomeranged

A grand jury is considering whether Gov. Rick Perry broke the law when he threatened to cut state funding for the public integrity unit of the Travis County DA's office.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, US Governors, Travis County, TX, Austin, TX

Houston Press

Hucksters and Texas Tent Revival Politics

Religious liberty is at the very heart of what it means to be an American, yet Texas conservatives and our state's activist pastors have conveniently forgotten that.


Related Topix: Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Texas, US Governors

New York Daily News

April 23: Rick Perry, unsupervised kids and carriage horses

Hobe Sound, Fla.: City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito opined that Rick Perry's visit to woo New York businesses to Texas is some kind of "sideshow" .


Related Topix: Family, US Governors, Kids, Chelsea (New York, NY), New York, Rick Scott, Opinion

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Jerusalem Post

No holds barred: How Jewish values enrich the earth

In a debate I had with Christopher Hitchens at the 92nd St. Y I was told, in essence, that the Jews were simplistic.


Related Topix: US Governors, Opinion

KCBD-TV Lubbock

Gov. Perry appoints Student Regent for TTU System

Gov. Rick Perry announced today the appointment of Coby Ray as the new Texas Tech University System student regent for 2014-2015.


Related Topix: US Governors, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Center, TX, Plano, TX, University of North Texas

Daily Texan

Governor Rick Perry names new UT System student regent, the second in a row from UT-Austin

Governor Rick Perry named UT-Austin student Max Richards, a government junior, the student regent for the UT System Board of Regents on Tuesday.


Related Topix: US Governors, Austin, TX, University of Texas at Austin

The New York Observer

Rick Perry Challenges Andrew Cuomo to Debate on Jobs

Texas Gov. Rick Perry, who will be arriving in New York this afternoon for a trip trying to lure businesses to the Longhorn State, offered a Texas-sized take-down of Gov. Andrew Cuomo's record on job creation this morning and challenged him to a debate.


Related Topix: Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Texas Government, Texas, US Politics, Hillary Clinton, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Daily Kos

Rick Perry follows The Christie Principle: "No pursuit of power is to small not to risk career"

Paul J. Weber brings us news that an U.S. Attorney's Investigation Could Complicate Rick Perry's Prospects, for seeking the 2016 G.O.P. presidential nomination.


Related Topix: US Governors, Prison, US News, Chris Christie, Hillary Clinton, US Politics, Liberal Political News

Secession and the GOP

Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy may pose with the American flag, but he refuses to pay court-ordered grazing fees for his cattle.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Dean Heller, Representative Dean Heller, US House of Representatives, Nevada, MO, Scott Walker, US Governors, 2012 Presidential Election

Mon Apr 21, 2014

The New York Observer

Council Speaker Slams Rick Perry's 'Traveling Circus'

City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito came out swinging this evening against Texas Gov. Rick Perry, who is planning a trip to New York City this week to try to lure businesses to the Longhorn State.


Related Topix: US Governors, Texas, Texas Government, New York, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom


Millions slip into Obamacare 'coverage gap'

About 8 million people have signed up for Year 1 of Obamacare, but millions of others are still falling into the law's "coverage gap."


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Millions, Medicaid, Health, Hidalgo County, TX, Health Insurance, US Governors, Personal Finance

Outside the Beltway

Rick Perry Tries A Reboot

When Rick Perry entered the 2012 race for the Republican Presidential Nomination, we was seen by many conservatives as their last, best hope at halting what seemed like the inevitability of a Mitt Romney victory.


Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Michele Bachmann, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Governors, Mitt Romney, South Carolina, Herman Cain, Conservative Political News

Daily Kos

Rick Perry is back and he's even awesomer than before, and oh, those glasses make him look so SMART

Rick Perry is going all out to present a new and improved version of himself - the swaggering big-state governor of old, with a dash of seasoned wise man thrown in.


Related Topix: US Governors, US News, Drugs, Liberal Political News


Texas Walmart locked down after bomb scare

Employees and shoppers at a Walmart near Houston were locked down Saturday after authorities confronted a man who had an unknown device and possible weapons nearby.


Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, US Governors, Avalanche

The Austin Chronicle

Texans Like Pot

Earlier this month the progressive media messaging organization launched an online, confidential, three-question survey for Texans: Do you favor legalizing medical marijuana, decriminalizing pot possession, and/or legalization of marijuana for all? This week they sent out their preliminary results - as Phillip Martin, Progress Texas ' deputy ... (more)


Related Topix: Texas, Marijuana, US Governors