Our 44th President is an amalgamation of FDR’s government expansionism and Jimmy Carter’s incompetent malaise. No one doubts Obama inherited a tough economy. He made it worse. No one disputes he inherited huge deficits. He doubled them. No one argues with the fact he took over in the midst of a difficult war. He has made our mission more aimless.
"I congratulate Ted Cruz on a hard-fought victory and a well-executed campaign. Ted is a force to be reckoned with: an excellent candidate and a great conservative communicator. I call on all conservative Texans to rally behind Ted Cruz in November so we can remake the U.S. Senate in the image of Texas for the good of all Americans.
Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst fought a valiant fight. I’m proud to call David my friend. He and I will stand shoulder to shoulder once again in the spring, fighting for Texas -- the most conservative state in America.
Gov. Rick Perry addressed both the House and the Senate Tuesday afternoon. While the governor didn’t name any emergency items, he did chart a course for the upcoming session. Perry urged lawmakers to focus on the economy and cautioned that lawmakers should continue to limit the size of government.
Rick Perry, the longest serving governor in Texas history, spoke before the opening sessions of both the state Senate and House on Tuesday, but his remarks were less a call to battle or detailed blueprint for the next 139 days, than a more gentle reminder that legislators should resist the temptation to spend more in the face of a rosier revenue picture.
Rick Perry loves all kinds of guns. The Texas governor, who famously shot dead a coyote with his .380 Ruger pistol for threatening his dog while on a morning run in 2010, agreed to be the subject of this new feature series that explores the gun collections of people in the spotlight.
Gov. Rick Perry outlined initiatives to strengthen the state's ban on abortions and strengthen standards of care for women seeking abortions. He was joined by Senator-elect Donna Campbell and pro-life groups at the Source Pregnancy Center in Houston.
AUSTIN – Gov. Rick Perry today made the following statement regarding the 2012 Presidential Election Results:
“The American people have given President Obama a chance to start over. He can take steps this time to govern responsibly. He can work with, not against, Republicans in Congress and governors around the nation. He can put an end to his reckless disregard for our rule of law and spare our nation another long, painful and expensive four years for American families, taxpayers and employers."
According to data released today by the U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statistics (BLS), Texas saw the largest increase in employment of any state over the last month, with 38,000 jobs added in the Lone Star State. From August 2011 to August 2012, Texas added 259,500 jobs.