The Fastest-Growing States For Tech Jobs

08/07/14

Forbes

Susan Adams

What state is adding technology jobs at the greatest rate? My guess would have been Washington, where Seattle has become a center for cloud computing. Giant enterprise software maker Oracle announced last week that it would base its new cloud technology center there. Mammoth online retailer Amazon, of course, has its headquarters in Seattle, and its web services are based there. Azure, Microsoft’s cloud business, is in the area, as is Google’s, and data services provider Century Link has cloud operations in the city after buying information security software outfit Tier 3 in 2013.

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Rick Perry Bolsters Border Patrol With His Own

08/07/14

NewsMax

Elliot Jager

Texas has spent $500 million in state money since 2005 on border security and hired a retired Army general to map out strategy, The New York Times reported.

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Statement by Gov. Perry on Record High Texas High School Graduation Rates

August 5, 2014

AUSTIN – Gov. Rick Perry today issued the following statement on the latest on-time high school graduation rates released by the Texas Education Agency (TEA). The class of 2013 earned the highest-ever high school graduation rate for Texas students.

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Rick Perry: Stand With Israel

Aug. 1, 2014

Politico

Governor Rick Perry

The United States must take the lead in bringing the international community together to demand the total removal of every missile in Gaza, as well as the complete destruction of the tunnel network being used by Hamas terrorists. To facilitate this, the United States must use the tools available to us diplomatically and continue to support the actions of the Israel Defense Forces. Should the international community fail to join us in sufficient numbers, the United States should block actions in the United Nations aimed at preventing Israel from defending itself.

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Statement by Gov. Perry on Congress’ Inability to Advance Border Security Legislation

07/31/14

AUSTIN – Gov. Rick Perry today issued the following statement on the failure of Congress to advance border security legislation.

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