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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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Gov. Rick Perry: Washington doesn't understand biz competition

Gov. Perry on Squawk On The Street, May 20, 2014

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Rick Perry To Iowa Grassroots: 'Here Am I, Send Me!'



Charlie Spiering

AMES, IOWA - Dressed all in black, Governor Rick Perry took the podium at the Family Leadership Summit and quoted the book of Isaiah.

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Family Leadership Summit: Perry asks conservatives to 'stand in gap'


The Des Moines Register

William Petroski

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Rick Perry on ISIS: We Are Right to Eliminate Them



Brad Jackson

The day after President Barack Obama announced that the U.S. military would begin targeted air-strikes against ISIS terrorist groups in Iraq, Texas Governor Rick Perry said we are, “right to eliminate them” and protect Kurdistan.

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The Fastest-Growing States For Tech Jobs



Susan Adams

What state is adding technology jobs at the greatest rate? My guess would have been Washington, where Seattle has become a center for cloud computing. Giant enterprise software maker Oracle announced last week that it would base its new cloud technology center there. Mammoth online retailer Amazon, of course, has its headquarters in Seattle, and its web services are based there. Azure, Microsoft’s cloud business, is in the area, as is Google’s, and data services provider Century Link has cloud operations in the city after buying information security software outfit Tier 3 in 2013.

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Rick Perry Bolsters Border Patrol With His Own



Elliot Jager

Texas has spent $500 million in state money since 2005 on border security and hired a retired Army general to map out strategy, The New York Times reported.

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Gov. Perry Celebrates 60th Anniversary of Arlington GM Plant


ARLINGTON – Gov. Rick Perry today helped celebrate the 60th anniversary of General Motors’ Arlington Assembly Plant, highlighting the important role the plant has played in the community and the economic climate that has allowed Texas to be the nation’s job creation engine.

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Gov. Perry Announces TEF Investment Creating 300 Jobs in El Paso


AUSTIN – Gov. Rick Perry today announced Prudential Financial Inc. will create 300 jobs at a new facility in El Paso, with a focus on hiring veterans and their family members. The company is receiving a $1.15 million investment from the Texas Enterprise Fund to close the deal on this job creation and multimillion dollar investment. Execution of the state's agreement is contingent upon finalization of a local incentive offer as required by program criteria.

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Gov. Perry to Meet with Business Leaders in New York City


AUSTIN – Gov. Rick Perry will take Texas’ message of low taxes, smart regulations and job creation to businesses in New York City from April 22-24. The governor will meet with employers and participate in a reception hosted by TexasOne to discuss the opportunities and freedom available to families and businesses thanks to Texas’ healthy economy.

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Governor’s Office Accepting Nominations for Star of Texas Awards


AUSTIN – Gov. Rick Perry’s office is now accepting nominations for the 2014 Star of Texas Awards, which honor peace officers, firefighters and emergency medical first responders who were seriously injured or killed in the line of duty. Nominations for this year's awards must be submitted to the Governor's Office by June 15, 2014, with the awards ceremony taking place in September.

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Gov. Perry Authorizes Additional Disaster Recovery Funds for City of West


AUSTIN – Gov. Rick Perry today granted the City of West’s request for an additional $4.8 million in disaster grant assistance for recovery efforts related to the fertilizer plant explosion that occurred in April 2013. The grant will help West repair and rebuild infrastructure damaged or destroyed by the blast and assist with other important projects in the affected area.

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