Economic Development

Governor Perry: Keystone Pipeline is safest ever built

Governor Perry appeared on CNBC on Friday, Jan. 31, and this is video from his segment on the Kudlow Report

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Emerson Innovation Center opens in Round Rock

1/30/14

KVUE

Heather Kovar

ROUND ROCK, Texas -- Gov. Rick Perry and Dell CEO Michael Dell took part in the ribbon cutting for the Emerson Innovation Center - Process Systems and Solutions in Round Rock.

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Texas led national job growth in 2013

1/28/14

Dallas Morning News

Sheryl Jean

Texas led the nation in job growth for the fourth straight year in 2013, reflecting the state’s strength and resilience recovering from the recession that ended in mid-2009.

The state added 252,400 jobs last year, according to preliminary state-by-state data released Tuesday by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The next-closest states were California, with 235,700 new jobs, and Florida, with 192,900.

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Texas led national job growth in 2013

1/28/14

Dallas Morning News

Sheryl Jean

Texas led the nation in job growth for the fourth straight year in 2013, reflecting the state’s strength and resilience recovering from the recession that ended in mid-2009.

The state added 252,400 jobs last year, according to preliminary state-by-state data released Tuesday by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The next-closest states were California, with 235,700 new jobs, and Florida, with 192,900.

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ICYMI: Governor Perry on CNBC this morning talking about Obamacare, energy and creating jobs

Discussing health-care reform, innovation and America's energy future from Davos, Switzerland, with Gov. Rick Perry, R-Texas. For the world to continue to grow, Saudi Arabia needs to be a major player, Perry says.

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The shale revolution: Texas’ export turnaround spreads to rest of U.S.

January 20, 2014

Dallas Morning News

Mitchell Schnurman

Rising exports are lifting the U.S. economy, and the feeling should be familiar. Texas has been riding an export wave for a decade.

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Why Texas Is Growing (and Illinois Isn’t)

January 17, 2014

National Review Online

Michael Barone

The Census Bureau’s holiday treat is its release of annual state-population estimates, to be digested slowly in the new year.

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Gov. Rick Perry to speak at World Economic Forum in Switzerland

January 17, 2014

Austin American Statesman

Jonathan Tilove

Gov. Rick Perry is heading to the Swiss Alps next week to participate for the first time in the World Economic Forum in Davos, joining a very select group of 2,500 invitees from nearly 100 counties, including over 40 heads of state or government.

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Gov. Perry Announces TEF Investment in athenahealth Creating More Than 600 Jobs in Austin

AUSTIN – Gov. Rick Perry today announced athenahealth Inc. is expanding its Austin operations, creating 607 jobs and a projected capital investment of more than $13 million. The state is providing $5 million through the Texas Enterprise Fund (TEF) to close the deal on this expansion and job creation. Execution of the state's agreement is contingent upon finalization of a local incentive offer as required by program criteria.

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Texas Lures Companies from California

January 14, 2014

Turning Point USA

Matt Appleman

In February 2013, Texas Governor Rick Perry launched a radio campaign blitz in California intended to lure businesses big and small to relocate to Texas. These thirty second advertisements emphasized “zero income tax, low overall tax burden, sensible regulations and fair tax system.”

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