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Join Governor Perry and Senator Cornyn at Scholz Garten Friday in Austin

I'm writing to invite you to a special event later this week with my friend and our U.S. Senator, John Cornyn.

John and I will be rallying with supporters Friday at 9:45am at Scholz Garten in downtown Austin to officially kick off his reelection campaign.

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The Blaze: Only the Governor of a state like Texas would proudly take this picture

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Watch Governor Perry tonight on C-Span Speaking in Iowa

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Texas Gov. Rick Perry challenges Cuomo to biz-climate debate


Times Union

Casey Seiler

Appearing Tuesday morning on Fred Dicker’s radio program, Texas Gov. Rick Perry said he’d be up for a debate with Gov. Andrew Cuomo on the best way to foster a state business climate. In keeping with Lone Star pathology, Perry believes the climate in Texas is bigger — or at least more nurturing.

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New Business: Texas vs California


Fox 11 News

Kevin T. Hale

Recently, Texas Governor Rick Perry has mounted a glitzy campaign encouraging business to relocate to the Lone Star State.

He makes it abundantly clear that Texas simply is better for business….than California.

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Breitbart Texas

Kristin Tate

HOUSTON, TEXAS--According to new statistics from the Labor Department, 16,000 new people sought U.S. unemployment benefits. This brought the seasonally adjusted figure to 326,000. In addition, the national employment holds at 6.7 percent. Meanwhile in Texas, the job market is booming and companies are expanding at a rapid rate.

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Gov. Rick Perry, Sen. Ted Cruz visit wounded at Fort Hood in Texas


The Associated Press

FORT HOOD, Texas - Gov. Rick Perry and U.S. Sen Ted Cruz say they've visited with military personnel wounded in Wednesday's shooting at Fort Hood that left four dead and 16 wounded.

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Texas now produces 35 percent of US crude oil


The Daily Caller

Michel Bastasch

There’s a reason why Texas Gov. Rick Perry is always telling businesses to move to his state: it’s in the middle of a massive oil boom.

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Governor Perry Names Hecht as Chief Justice of Texas Supreme Court

September 10, 2013

Gov. Rick Perry has appointed Justice Nathan L. Hecht of Austin as chief justice of the Supreme Court of Texas. Justice Hecht’s term will be effective Oct. 1, 2013, and is set to expire at the next general election. He will serve as the 27th chief justice of the Supreme Court of Texas.

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Governor Perry: Texas Home to First Smartphone Assembled in USA

September 10, 2013

Gov. Rick Perry today celebrated the grand opening of Flextronics' new manufacturing facility, which will provide final assembly and customization for Motorola Mobility's Moto X smartphone. This is the first smartphone designed, engineered and assembled in the United States.

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Governor Perry Commemorates 10th Anniversary of Historic Lawsuit Reform

September 9, 2013

Gov. Rick Perry today was joined by the Rio Grande Valley Citizens Against Lawsuit Abuse and members of the medical community to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the passage of landmark medical liability reform in Texas.

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Governor Perry Announces TEF Investment in USAA Creating 680 Jobs in Plano

September 4, 2013

Gov. Rick Perry today announced USAA is expanding its information technology operations in Plano, creating 680 jobs and more than $31 million in capital investment.

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Statement by Governor Perry on Chief Justice Jefferson

"Wallace Jefferson justly and faithfully guided our state's highest court during a decade of change and prosperity, and he will be remembered for his strong character and unwavering commitment to the rule of law. I was proud to appoint him as the court's first African-American justice and chief justice.

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