Friday marked the end of a historic and very productive trip to London and Israel for Governor Perry. The trip provided him a chance to talk about Texas’ world class economic climate, start the dialogue with companies who are looking to expand or move overseas, and join with President Peres, Israel's Minister of Education, Shai Piron, and Texas A&M Chancellor John Sharp, to announce the creation of Texas A&M University at Nazareth - Peace Campus. The Nazareth Campus will be the System’s second branch campus in the Middle East – following Texas A&M University at Qatar.
Cellphone pioneer Motorola announced Wednesday that it's opening a Texas manufacturing facility that will create 2,000 jobs and produce its new flagship device, Moto X, the first smartphone ever assembled in the U.S.
Richard Overton, 107, of Austin, is believed to be America's oldest living World War II veteran. He had planned to spend Memorial Day quietly at home with close friends. However, that changed for about half an hour when his front porch turned into a meeting place between him and Governor Rick Perry.
Eight of the 15 fastest-growing large U.S. cities and towns for the year ending July 1, 2012 were in Texas, according to population estimates released today by the U.S. Census Bureau. The Lone Star State also stood out in terms of the size of population growth, with five of the 10 cities and towns that added the most people over the year.
I am a UT Austin alumnus and there are few things in life I am more passionate about than my alma mater. Believe me, if I thought there was a systematic effort to hurt the university in any way, I would be a most vocal defender.
Gov. Rick Perry today was joined by the Rio Grande Valley Citizens Against Lawsuit Abuse and members of the medical community to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the passage of landmark medical liability reform in Texas.
"Wallace Jefferson justly and faithfully guided our state's highest court during a decade of change and prosperity, and he will be remembered for his strong character and unwavering commitment to the rule of law. I was proud to appoint him as the court's first African-American justice and chief justice.
Gov. Rick Perry today announced The Dow Chemical Company is expanding its manufacturing facilities by selecting Brazoria County as the location for two Performance Plastics plants, creating 96 jobs and a multimillion dollar capital investment.
"Nidal Hasan's cowardly attack on our military was a deliberate act of terror against our country. This guilty verdict affirms we are a nation of laws, honors the victims of this heinous act, and proves that, even in the face of unspeakable tragedy, we will never waver from the core principles for which they gave their lives: freedom, liberty and democracy."