AUSTIN – Gov. Rick Perry today announced the state will invest $250,000 each through the Texas Emerging Technology Fund (TETF) in BetaBatt Inc., Cormedics Corp. and Sunrise Ridge Algae Inc. for the research, development and commercialization of their innovative technologies.
"Continued investment in emerging technologies is essential to maintaining a strong position in an increasingly competitive economy,” Gov. Perry said. "These investments will help push Texas to the forefront of energy innovation and biomedical science."
AUSTIN – Gov. Rick Perry today issued the following statement:
“In a free market economy, government should not be in the business of using taxpayer dollars to bail out corporate America. Congress needs to take off its partisan gloves and work together to bring both short and long term stability to the credit markets. They need to stop blaming each other and start thinking about solutions that put the taxpayers of this country first.”
Five years ago, Texas voters adopted Proposition 12, the constitutional amendment ratifying the cap on noneconomic damages in lawsuits against doctors that the Texas Legislature established in House Bill 4.
Gov. Rick Perry on Tuesday blasted the federal government as "inept" at solving the financial crisis and other national problems. He warned that "partisan bickering" imperils the national economy and threatens Texans' prosperity.
Gov. Rick Perry, saying violent gangs are "spreading like a virus" along the southern border, said Tuesday Texas lawmakers need to spend millions more to beef up law enforcement and fight international smugglers.