Rick Perry

Awards Ceremony
4:06 pm
Mon September 17, 2012

Remembering Lt. Todd Krodle, Texas’ Injured and Fallen Heroes

Officers watch Friday's awards ceremony in Austin
Office of Governor Perry

AUSTIN - A Caddo Mills native and Dallas firefighter killed while battling a blaze in 2011 is one of dozens of peace officers, firefighters and emergency medical first responders who have been seriously injured or killed in the line of duty that were honored Friday.

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State of Texas
6:14 am
Thu August 23, 2012

East Texas State Grad is new State Historian

Bill O'Neal
Panola College

AUSTIN - Texas Gov. Rick Perry Wednesday named Bill O’Neal, an award-winning nonfiction author, the State Historian.

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Texas A&M University-Commerce
7:11 am
Wed July 4, 2012

A&M-Commerce working to meet Gov. Perry’s budget request

Bob Brown

COMMERCE - Administrators at Texas A&M University-Commerce are among staff at dozens of state agencies working to identify reductions in its next biennial budget, as requested last month by Gov. Rick Perry.

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Affordable Care Act
4:01 pm
Thu June 28, 2012

Reaction from around Texas on health care decision


The Supreme Court’s ruling Thursday that the 2010 Affordable Care Act is constitutional has Texas’ leaders joining in the verbal battle both for and against the historic decision.

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Texas Legislature
8:38 am
Wed June 6, 2012

Perry's proposed cuts could impact Northeast Texas agencies

Gov. Perry speaking during a stop in Greenville in May

AUSTIN - For the second time in four years, Gov. Rick Perry has asked state agencies to look for new ways to get leaner by proposing 10 percent reductions in spending.

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Governor Perry
4:57 pm
Thu May 24, 2012

Perry talks Compact, endorses Texas candidates

Gov. Perry speaking at the Landmark in Greenville on Wednesday, May 23.

GREENVILLE - In addition to addressing his proposed Texas Budget Compact, Gov. Rick Perry Wednesday endorsed State Representative for District 2 Dan Flynn and Texas Supreme Court Justice Don Willett.

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Decision 2012
5:00 am
Tue January 3, 2012

Texas Governor Looking to Avoid Embarrasement

Texas Governor Rick Perry

Rick Perry is hoping to avoid an embarrassing showing today in Iowa’s caucuses with a last minute push; meeting with volunteers early in the day and then encouraging potential caucus-goers at two town halls.

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