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Gov. Perry Letter to UT Regents Regarding Tuition Increases

This morning Gov. Perry continued his efforts to make college tuition as affordable as possible. Today Gov. Perry sent the following letter to the University of Texas Board of Regents urging them to consider cost-saving measures before imposing tuition increases on students at UT System institutions.

Dear Chairman Foster:

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Governor Perry on Meet The Press, May 4th

Challenge declined: Cuomo won't debate Perry

Reaction from the Texas governor

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Texas Gov. Rick Perry on CBS This Morning

Tale of two cities: boom in Midland, blight in Yuma

Texas Gov. Rick Perry talks energy and job creation

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Texas job growth continues strong showing

06/23/14

The Pasadena Citizen

HCN News Services

The Texas economy continued its trend of job growth in May, expanding by 56,400 seasonally adjusted nonfarm jobs. A total of 383,100 jobs were added in the past 12 months, making it the largest over-the-year job increase in Texas in nearly 17 years.

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Rick Perry Unloads On President Obama's Failure To Secure Border

06/19/14

The Daily Caller

Jamie Weinstein

In a nearly 10-minute tirade Thursday at a luncheon for Washington D.C.-based political reporters, Texas Republican Gov. Rick Perry slammed the Obama administration for its failure to secure the border and warned of a magnified humanitarian crisis if a major hurricane hits the United States.

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Southern border mess

06/19/14

Fox News

Bill O'Reilly

O'REILLY: "Factor Follow Up Segment" tonight, as thousands of illegal immigrants, many of them young children, continue to pour into Texas the state is taking unilateral action. Joining us from Washington, Governor Rick Perry. What are you going to do to stop all this chaos?

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Texas leaders order “surge” to secure border

06/19/14

Star-Telegram

Anna M. Tinsley

Top Texas officials directed Department of Public Safety troopers late Wednesday to begin a surge to secure the Texas-Mexico border in the wake of a growing number of immigrants flooding into the southern part of the state.

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Rick Perry Tells Texas State Police to Boost Border Security

06/19/14

Time

Noah Rayman

Texas Gov. Rick Perry and other state leaders called Wednesday evening for a “surge” in law enforcement along the border, announcing plans to inject $1.3 million more into the effort every week in response to a recent influx of illegal crossings.

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ICYMI: Dallas Fed Report Finds Texas Leads in Job Creation at All Pay Levels

04/01/14

AUSTIN – A recent report from the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas noted that Texas experienced more job growth at all pay levels than any other state in the nation from 2000 to 2013. The highest rate of job growth in Texas occurred in the upper half of the pay scale.

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Gov. Perry Statement on the Passing of Ray Hutchison

03/31/14

AUSTIN – Gov. Rick Perry today released the following statement on the passing of Ray Hutchison:

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Statement by Gov. Perry on February 2014 Texas Job Growth; Texas Unemployment Rate Remains 5.7%; National Unemployment Rate Sits at 6.7%

03/28/14

AUSTIN – Gov. Rick Perry today released the following statement regarding data from the Texas Workforce Commission showing Texas added 37,600 jobs in February 2014:

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Statement by Gov. Perry on Federal Court Ruling to Uphold Texas Law Protecting Life and Women’s Health

03/27/14

AUSTIN – Gov. Rick Perry today released the following statement regarding the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals decision to uphold a law protecting life and women’s health passed by the Texas Legislature in 2013:

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Statement by Gov. Perry on President Obama Extending Obamacare Enrollment Deadline

03/26/14

AUSTIN – Gov. Rick Perry today released the following statement regarding the Obama administration extension of the deadline for certain individuals to enroll in Obamacare:

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