Petition: Secure the Border

If you are like Gov. Rick Perry, and you agree the federal government must take responsibility and secure our border, sign this petition.

Governor Perry Headlines UNCF Fundraiser

Governor Perry took a little time away from the legislative session in Austin last Thursday to raise about $100,000 for the United Negro College Fund in Houston. Check out this video of Governor Perry from the event:

The Houston Chronicle adds:

Perry has headlined luncheons across the state, raising a total of $600,000 for the scholarship fund, UNCF spokeswoman Zarinah Poole said.

Click here to see a few dozen photos from the UNCF event on the Governor's Flickr feed.

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Clay Walker & Governor Perry at National Day of Prayer Breakfast

Country music Grammy Award winner Clay Walker has sixteen top 10 singles, eleven #1 songs, two gold albums, and four platinum albums. He is also a genuine humanitarian and a man of faith. This morning Clay joined Governor Rick Perry, Texas Quarterback Colt McCoy, and Dr. Gary Bauer at the National Day of Prayer Breakfast in Austin.

Please take a moment to watch this YouTube clip of Clay Walker speaking about Governor Perry:

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Texas Today: Economic Development Strategies and Business Success Stories

April/May 2009
Area Development
Mali R. Schantz-Feld
While business has waned somewhat in 2009, the state of Texas refuses to simmer over it. “Texas has always depended on a combination of being fiscally responsible, continually working on a business climate that is favorable for investment and the diversification of our economy,” says Demerson. “These things plus the leadership of Governor Perry and our legislative body, have contributed to Texas being recognized by many as having the best business climate in the United States to run a business.”

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Governor Perry Headlines San Angelo Republican Party Event.

Wednesday evening, Governor Perry spoke to about 200 people at an event benefiting the Tom Green County GOP.

The San Angelo Standard-Times has a nice write-up of the event:

"For me, the TEA Parties were about the 10th Amendment," Perry said. "The 10th Amendment says the federal government was created by the state to be an agent by the states. Not the other way around.

"The federal government - with no regard to what it's doing to our country - is mortgaging our kids' future. The money that they are pouring out the door is going to have to be paid back one day."

Please take a moment to watch this quick video of the Governor addressing the Republican faithful in Tom Green County:

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Gov. Perry Moderates "Obama: The First 100 Days"

Monday night in Garland, Texas, Governor Perry moderated a town hall style event in Garland, Texas entitled, "Obama: The First 100 Days."

Hewitt, Medved, Perry, and Gallagher, prior to town hall event

Opening the event, American hero Scott O'Grady led the crowd in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance. Governor Perry then guided the discussion with talk radio hosts Mike Gallagher, Michael Medved, and Hugh Hewitt.

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