Texas Lures Companies from California

January 14, 2014

Turning Point USA

Matt Appleman

In February 2013, Texas Governor Rick Perry launched a radio campaign blitz in California intended to lure businesses big and small to relocate to Texas. These thirty second advertisements emphasized “zero income tax, low overall tax burden, sensible regulations and fair tax system.”

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Texas businesses set to save after margins tax adjustment

January 13, 2014

Austin Business Journal

Greg Barr

Some 26,000 businesses in Texas are expected to see some tax savings this year as changes to the state's franchise tax kick in.

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Statement by Gov. Perry on Death of Ariel Sharon

AUSTIN – Gov. Rick Perry today issued the following statement regarding the death of former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon:

“Ariel Sharon was a proud and strong defender of the nation of Israel, an uncompromising patriot who faced down the multiple enemies surrounding his young country with selfless determination and unflinching courage. We stand with the Israeli people as they mourn his passing. Anita joins me in sending our prayers and sympathies to Sharon’s friends and family, as well as everyone ever inspired by his courageous example of love of country.”

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Gov. Perry Touts Progress in Texas Transportation

SAN ANTONIO – Gov. Rick Perry today touted the important strides Texas has made in bolstering transportation infrastructure in the state since 2001. The governor spoke at the Ninth Annual Texas Transportation Forum, where the Texas Transportation Commission announced the creation of the Governor Rick Perry Leadership in Transportation Award. Beginning next year, the award will be presented annually to recognize leaders who have shown a commitment to advancing transportation infrastructure in Texas.

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Firearms accessory maker to move HQ to North Texas

January 3, 2014

Dallas Business Journal

Lance Murray

One of the nation's largest makers of ammunition magazines and firearms accessories says it is moving its headquarters from Colorado to Texas, with three sites in North Texas under consideration.

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