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ICYMI: Texas Affordable Degree Program Launched

AUSTIN – In response to Gov. Rick Perry’s challenge to Texas institutions of higher education to develop affordable college degree alternatives, the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) announced the launch of the Texas Affordable Baccalaureate Degree Program. This innovative initiative creates a low-cost, competency-based bachelor’s degree for college students and began last week at South Texas College and Texas A&M University-Commerce, which collaborated with THECB to develop the program.

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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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Governor Perry from tonight's appearance on Fox News

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Rick Perry: We've warned Feds about warehoused children since 2012

06/08/14

Breitbart Texas

Joel B. Pollak

BEVERLY HILLS, California -- Texas Gov. Rick Perry says that the state government has been trying to warn federal authorities about the problem of "warehoused" children caught crossing the border illegally since 2012.

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Don’t write off Rick Perry

06/06/14

The Washington Post

Jennifer Rubin

For the media, the 2016 presidential race boils down to a contest between Sens. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) and Ted Cruz (R-Tex.) for the far right’s affections. And certainly those two candidates are seeing the race in such terms. But the candidates, the media and the GOP at large make a mistake if they ignore Texas Gov. Rick Perry. Yes, Rick Perry.

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Rick Perry gives rousing address to GOP state convention

06/05/14

Austin American- Statesman

Jonathan Tilove

FORT WORTH — It was Rick Perry’s last speech before a Republican State Convention as Texas governor, a job he’s held longer than anyone in history. But his rousing address Thursday sounded like less parting shot than opening salvo of a second run for president.

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Perry leaves little doubt he's not done with politics in state GOP convention speech

06/05/14

Dallas Morning News

Christy Hoppe

Gov. Rick Perry turned a tribute to his 14 years as governor into a rabble-rousing speech about the future of American leadership, laying the groundwork of his steps after leaving the Texas stage.

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Rick Perry's Wild Plan to Take Jobs From Blue States

05/28/14

Politico

Caleb Hannan

There are many ways to run for president, even when it’s so early in the process that you don’t want to actually appear to be running for president. Yet Texas Governor Rick Perry may have found a new one.

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Gov. Perry Statement on Nelson Mandela’s Legacy

December 5, 2013

“Through his valiant struggle against the injustices of apartheid, Nelson Mandela became a symbol of what one person can do to change the world. His life and legacy will remain an inspiration to people everywhere who believe in the power of freedom to create stronger nations, and forge a better world for future generations. Today, the prayers of Texans are with Mandela’s family, his friends, and the people of South Africa.”

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Gov. Perry Issues Emergency Winter Storm Proclamation

December 5, 2013

I, RICK PERRY, Governor of the State of Texas, do hereby certify that a significant winter storm poses a threat of imminent disaster in the following counties: Andrews, Archer, Armstrong, Bailey, Baylor, Bell, Blanco, Borden, Bosque, Bowie, Briscoe, Brown, Burnet, Callahan, Carson, Castro, Childress, Clay, Cochran, Coke, Coleman, Collin, Collingsworth, Comanche, Concho, Cooke, Coryell, Cottle, Crockett, Crosby, Dallam, Dallas, Dawson, Deaf Smith, Delta, Denton, Dickens, Donley, Eastland, Ector, Ellis, Erath, Falls, Fannin, Fisher, Floyd, Foard, Franklin, Gaines, Garza, Gillespie, Glasscock, Grayson, Gray, Hale, Hall, Hamilton, Hansford, Hardeman, Hartley, Haskell, Hemphill, Henderson, Hill, Hockley, Hood, Hopkins, Howard, Hunt, Hutchinson, Irion, Jack, Johnson, Jones, Kaufman, Kent, Kerr, Kimble, King, Knox, Lamar, Lamb, Lampasas, Limestone, Lipscomb, Llano, Lubbock, Lynn, Martin, Mason, McCulloch, McLennan, Menard, Midland, Mills, Mitchell, Montague, Moore, Motley, Navarro, Nolan, Ochiltree, Oldham, Palo Pinto, Parker, Parmer, Potter, Rains, Randall, Reagan, Red River, Roberts, Rockwall, Runnels, San Saba, Schleicher, Scurry, Shackelford, Sherman, Somervell, Stephens, Sterling, Stonewall, Sutton, Swisher, Tarrant, Taylor, Terry, Throckmorton, Titus, Tom Green, Travis, Upton, Van Zandt, Wheeler, Wichita, Wilbarger, Williamson, Winkler, Wise, Wood, Yoakum, and Young.

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Gov. Perry Presents Cognizant STEM Grant to Texas A&M

December 2, 2013

“In Texas, employers don’t have to worry about whether they’ll have the talent and skill available to fill the jobs they’re creating, because we’ve built a world-class workforce – including right here in College Station,” Gov. Perry said. “By emphasizing the core subjects of science, technology, engineering and math, we can accelerate the pace of our high-tech education, expand opportunity for the young people of our state and strengthen our state's workforce of the future.”

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Gov. Perry Announces TEF Investment in Natgasoline Creating 240 Jobs

November 21, 2013

Gov. Rick Perry today announced Natgasoline LLC is expanding its Beaumont operations, creating 240 jobs and a projected capital investment of more than $1 billion. The state is providing $2.1 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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Statement by Gov. Perry on Supreme Court Declining to Block HB 2

November 19, 2013

AUSTIN – Gov. Rick Perry today issued the following statement regarding the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to allow Texas abortion restrictions to remain in effect:

“This is good news both for the unborn and for the women of Texas, who are now better protected from shoddy abortion providers operating in dangerous conditions. As always, Texas will continue doing everything we can to protect the culture of life in our state.”

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