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Rick Perry: Not The Government's Business To Set Minimum Wage

CNN: Texas governor Rick Perry spars with Illinois Governor Pat Quinn on raising the minimum wage.

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Perry: Unions look to job creators like me

Texas Gov. Rick Perry joins Morning Joe to discuss all things economic: from job creation in his state and his relationship with unions to fuel policies.

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Gov. Rick Perry supports these candidates for Texas Supreme Court

In the 2014 Texas Republican primary, Governor Rick Perry urges Republicans to vote for Chief Justice Nathan Hecht, Justice Jeff Boyd, Justice Jeff Brown and Justice Phil Johnson.

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Dallas Federal Reserve President Richard W. Fisher: Concluding Remarks From a Speech Before the Financial Executives International

February 11, 2014

For far too long, the greatest obstacle to the nation’s economic prosperity has resided here:

An editorial in today’s Financial Times encapsulated in 11 words an argument I have been making repeatedly: “Fiscal policy is still not an ally of U.S. growth.”[1]

I’ll conclude by making the argument once more.

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First person to come out of quarantine after direct contact with Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan

10/17/14
Dallas Morning News
By Tasha Tsiaperas
One of the first 48 people who came in contact with the country’s first Ebola patient has been cleared, Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings said Friday.

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Rick Perry back in Texas from Europe to take center stage handling state's Ebola crisis

10/17/14
New York Daily News
Leslie Larson
Rick Perry is back Texas on Friday, cutting short his European tour to face fears over two Dallas nurses diagnosed with Ebola.

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Rick Perry: ‘Unacceptable’ mistakes on Ebola

10/17/14
Politico
Katie Glueck
AUSTIN, Texas — Gov. Rick Perry on Friday said that “unacceptable” — if “understandable” — mistakes have been made in the U.S. handling of Ebola, three cases of which have popped up in Texas.

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Eagle Ford expected to hit 1.6 million barrels next month

10/15/14
San Antonio Express-News
Jennifer Hiller
The Eagle Ford Shale is expected to make 1.61 million barrels of oil per day in November, up 42 percent from the year before, according to a new government report.

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Perry gives foreign policy speech in London

10/15/14
The Washington Examiner
Kelly Cohen
Rick Perry amped up his foreign policy resume ahead of a likely 2016 presidential campaign with a visit to London.

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Gov. Perry Announces TEF Investment Creating 300 Jobs in El Paso

04/29/14
AUSTIN – Gov. Rick Perry today announced Prudential Financial Inc. will create 300 jobs at a new facility in El Paso, with a focus on hiring veterans and their family members. The company is receiving a $1.15 million investment from the Texas Enterprise Fund to close the deal on this job creation and multimillion dollar investment. Execution of the state's agreement is contingent upon finalization of a local incentive offer as required by program criteria.

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Gov. Perry to Meet with Business Leaders in New York City

04/21/14
AUSTIN – Gov. Rick Perry will take Texas’ message of low taxes, smart regulations and job creation to businesses in New York City from April 22-24. The governor will meet with employers and participate in a reception hosted by TexasOne to discuss the opportunities and freedom available to families and businesses thanks to Texas’ healthy economy.

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Gov. Perry Authorizes Additional Disaster Recovery Funds for City of West

04/16/14
AUSTIN – Gov. Rick Perry today granted the City of West’s request for an additional $4.8 million in disaster grant assistance for recovery efforts related to the fertilizer plant explosion that occurred in April 2013. The grant will help West repair and rebuild infrastructure damaged or destroyed by the blast and assist with other important projects in the affected area.

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Governor’s Office Accepting Nominations for Star of Texas Awards

04/16/14
AUSTIN – Gov. Rick Perry’s office is now accepting nominations for the 2014 Star of Texas Awards, which honor peace officers, firefighters and emergency medical first responders who were seriously injured or killed in the line of duty. Nominations for this year's awards must be submitted to the Governor's Office by June 15, 2014, with the awards ceremony taking place in September.

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ICYMI: Governors Perry, Scott and Jindal Urge President Obama to Strengthen Medicare Advantage

04/15/14
AUSTIN – Gov. Rick Perry, Florida Gov. Rick Scott and Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal today sent a letter urging President Barack Obama to take meaningful steps to strengthen and improve the Medicare Advantage program. The program, which offers an alternative health insurance plan provided by a private company to Medicare recipients, has proven as effective as traditional Medicare in reducing hospital readmissions, improving care coordination and overall health outcomes. Hundreds of thousands of Texans rely on the program for care. Click here to view the letter: http://bit.ly/1imHLOW

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