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49 min ago | The Miami Herald

As Perry visits NY, job funds set for new scrutiny

As Gov. Rick Perry visits New York trying to lure more companies to Texas, lawmakers back home are getting ready to again scrutinize his signature job-creating programs.

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Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, US Governors

4 hrs ago | The Beaumont Enterprise

Honor and Remember Texas State Office opens in Jasper

Governor Perry followed up on May 27, 2013 by signing a bill making the Honor and remember flag the official flag for Texas to honor all fallen military in all conflicts.For complete details and the history of Honor and Remember read the April 30th edition of the Jasper Newsboy.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Texas Government, Texas

9 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

Rick Perry Dismisses Nevada Rancher's Racist Remarks

In an interview with CBS This Morning Thursday, Texas Governor Rick Perry discussed the situation at the Bundy Ranch in Nevada and racist comments made by the man at the center of the recent standoff there , rancher Cliven Bundy.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, Senator Dean Heller, Representative Dean Heller, US House of Representatives, Texas Government, Texas, US Governors, Waco, TX

9 hrs ago | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Campaign 2016: Texas Gov. Perry says he needs prep

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and 21 other Republican senators are accusing President Barack Obama of disregarding the rule of law and the Constitution by considering administrative changes to the... Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and 21 other Republican senators are accusing President Barack Obama of disregarding the rule of law ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Governors, Texas Government, Texas, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Prison, Canada,

10 hrs ago | KXXV-TV Waco

Head of Texas sex offender oversight agency quits

The volunteer chairman of a Texas agency that supervises hundreds of sex offenders deemed too dangerous to live in society has resigned.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Tarrant County, TX

10 hrs ago | National Public Radio

Campaign 2016: Texas Gov. Perry Says He Needs Prep

Perry says he learned a lot when he ran last time. He tells CBS "This Morning" it was a humbling experience.

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Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, US Governors

14 hrs ago | The Daily Beast

Rick Perry Is Coming for Your JobBy David Freedlander

No more talk of Texas seceding or 'oops' moments-the governor is relaunching his image and luring businesses to the Lone Star state.

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Related Topix: Texas, Texas Government, US Governors, Country, Lonestar

15 hrs ago | KSWO

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.

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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.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Austin, TX

Breitbart.com

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.

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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.

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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.

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

MyHighPlains.com

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.

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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.

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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" .

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

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