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Gov. Perry's Republican Party of Texas Convention Speech, June 5, 2014

It is great to be with the delegates of the Republican State Convention, the men and women who have turned Texas red.

Since 1998, every Republican candidate for statewide office has won election, a record no other state can equal. Your sweat and toil, your idealism and activism, have built the most enduring Republican majority in the nation.

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Will Rick Perry have a second shot at 2016?

NBC News’ Kasie Hunt talks with Texas GOP Gov. Rick Perry about a possible second act in 2016.

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Governor Perry's Speech at the Republican Leadership Council in New Orleans, May 31, 2014

It is my pleasure to be back in the City of New Orleans, and my honor to be with men and women who love our country deeply, and who are committed to changing its destiny.

On the eve of the American Revolution, Thomas Paine wrote “The duty of a patriot is to protect his country from its government.”

In 1776, our founding fathers rebelled against a distant crown and its edicts.

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Tort Reform Means More Doctors for Texans

Texas faced a major turning point in 2003, one that could have seriously jeopardized the economic successes our state has enjoyed over the past decade.

The skyrocketing cost of malpractice insurance - driven ever higher by the mounting costs of litigation and staggering awards in non-economic damages sought by unscrupulous lawyers - was driving many doctors out of business, or causing them to flee to less litigious places.

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Texas National Guard Troops Heading To Border

08/13/14
KEYE TV
Alex Boyer
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Perry: ‘No complaint’ with lege scrutiny of NG deployment

08/13/14
Houston Chronicle
Patrick Svitek
Gov. Rick Perry on Wednesday defended his decision to send as many as 1,000 National Guard troops to the border, saying he has “no complaint” with state lawmakers questioning the move and its fiscal consequences.

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Perry: Over A Month Later, Feds Still Haven't Made Important Changes At Border

08/13/14
Breitbart
Ian Hanchett
Gov. Rick Perry (R-TX) said that the federal government still has not made important changes that he suggested over a month ago on Wednesday’s “Your World with Neil Cavuto” on the Fox News Channel.

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Rick Perry's Iowa comeback?

08/12/14
The Hill
Cameron Joseph
Two Texas White House hopefuls wowed Iowa voters this past weekend, but Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) and the state’s past two winners might have seen their star fade.

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Perry Working Hard to Elect Iowa Republicans

08/12/14
The Iowa Republican
Kevin Hall
AMES – One way to build support for a 2016 presidential bid is to make as many friends as possible with Iowa Republican activists and officials in the lead up to the important mid-term elections. No candidate is working harder to do that than Texas Governor Rick Perry.

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Aided by $8.6 Million TEF Grant, Active Network Relocates Company Headquarters to Dallas

07/03/14
AUSTIN – Gov. Rick Perry has announced a Texas Enterprise Fund (TEF) investment of $8.6 million in Active Network, LLC, which is relocating its headquarters from San Diego, California to Dallas, creating 1,000 jobs and $13 million in capital investment.

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Statement by Gov. Perry on U.S. House Homeland Security Committee Hearing Scheduled for July 3 in McAllen

06/26/14
AUSTIN – Gov. Rick Perry released the following statement regarding the U.S. House Homeland Security Committee hearing scheduled July 3 in McAllen. The governor will provide testimony to the committee about how the growing border crisis is impacting Texas.

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Gov. Perry Tours Facility Housing Detainees, Reaffirms Commitment to Securing Border

06/23/14
WESLACO- Gov. Rick Perry today toured a federal facility housing unaccompanied alien children, where he received a briefing from federal officials. He also reaffirmed Texas’ commitment to protecting its citizens by securing the Texas-Mexico border, and called for Washington to take actions to help curb the tide of illegal immigrants flowing across the border.

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Perry on May Jobs Numbers: “Texas Job Machine Firing On All Cylinders” Texas sees largest year-to-year job growth in nearly two decades

06/20/14
Gov. Rick Perry released the following statement today on the latest employment numbers released by the Texas Workforce Commission:

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ICYMI: Texas Tops Fortune 1000 List

06/03/14
AUSTIN – Texas is home to 103 Fortune 1000 companies – more than any other state – in addition to 52 Fortune 500 companies, according to Fortune Magazine’s 2014 rankings.

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