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The Fraser Institute: Texas and South Dakota Most Economically Free States, Maine the Least Free

Digital Journal
TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Dec. 2, 2014) - Texas and South Dakota have tied for the highest level of economic freedom among all U.S. states, finds a newreport released today by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian public policy think-tank.

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Texas Gov. Perry Gets Extension for Border Surge

Wall Street Journal
Nathan Koppel
AUSTIN, Texas—A Texas budget panel on Monday gave final approval to a request by Gov.Rick Perry for $86 million to extend a surge of state law enforcement personnel on the Mexican border until next summer.

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Texas oil topped 3M barrels per day again in September; as a separate nation it would be world’s 7th largest oil producer

Mark J. Perry
The Energy Information Administration (EIA) released new state crude oil production data last week for the month of September, and one of the highlights of that monthly report is that oil output in America’s No. 1 oil-producing state – Texas – continues its phenomenal, eye-popping rise. Here are some details of oil output in “Saudi Texas” for the month of September and the economic impact that production is having on the state’s economy:

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Updated: NH Republican business leaders, donors, activists to visit Perry in Texas

New Hampshire Journal
John DiStaso
A group of New Hampshire Republican business leaders, activists and donors will be headed to Texas to visit with Gov. Rick Perry on Dec. 17, a top Perry adviser in the Granite State said Monday afternoon.

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Iowans size up 15 GOP potential presidential candidates

Des Moines Register
Jennifer Jacobs
Fifteen Republican potential presidential candidates are on Iowans' radar, ranked here by their events in Iowa since the 2012 elections. Also presented: their support in an Oct. 1-7 Des Moines Register/Bloomberg Politics Iowa Poll. The poll results show that a greater volume of appearances doesn't necessarily signal greater support.

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