Gov. Perry Appears Before U.S. House Committee on Homeland Security, Urges Stronger Federal Action on Border Crisis

07/03/14
MCALLEN, Texas – Gov. Rick Perry told Members of the U.S. House Committee on Homeland Security today that urgent federal action is required to stem the humanitarian and national security crises unfolding along the Texas-Mexico border. The governor’s testimony highlighted the inability of the federal government to secure the border, and touched on efforts that the state is undertaking to help alleviate the crises, including the $1.3 million per week Texas Department of Public Safety surge announced June 18.

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At South Texas field hearing, Gov. Rick Perry criticizes federal inaction, makes call to 'Secure this border, Mr. President'

07/03/14
Washington Examiner
Spencer Brown
Texas Gov. Rick Perry on Thursday told a House panel that Texas has been doing the job of the federal government for nearly a decade, securing the international border without adequate support from President Obama.

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Rick Perry: Flow Of Illegal Immigrants "Not Going To Stop"

07/03/14
Breitbart Texas
Kristin Tate
HOUSTON, Texas--On Thursday Texas Governor Rick Perry spoke at a House Homeland Security Committee field hearing near the Texas-Mexico border, where lawmakers discussed the thousands of illegal immigrants entering the country each day. Perry wasted no time stressing that the migrants--many of whom are minors--must be sent back to their home countries as soon as possible.

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Gov. Perry on Obama's "go it alone" immigration strategy

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Aided by $8.6 Million TEF Grant, Active Network Relocates Company Headquarters to Dallas

07/03/14
AUSTIN – Gov. Rick Perry has announced a Texas Enterprise Fund (TEF) investment of $8.6 million in Active Network, LLC, which is relocating its headquarters from San Diego, California to Dallas, creating 1,000 jobs and $13 million in capital investment.

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