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Tale of two cities: boom in Midland, blight in Yuma

Texas Gov. Rick Perry talks energy and job creation

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Rick Perry: What I learned from my 2012 race

Gov. Rick Perry joins Morning Joe to discuss energy reform, job growth, the possibility of of running in 2016 and what he learned from running for president the first time around.

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Gov. Rick Perry 'keeping the option open' for 2016

Mar. 24, 2014 - 6:32 - Texas governor talks 'red state policies' creating jobs

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Governor Rick Perry on Jimmy Kimmel Live

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Gov. Rick Perry on Jimmy Kimmel Live March 12, 2014 PART 1

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Gov. Rick Perry on Jimmy Kimmel Live March 12, 2014 PART 2

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Gov. Perry Exclusive: "There is a Powerful Message for a Society That Protects Life"

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Following his speech at CPAC Friday, Governor Rick Perry sat down with Townhall’s Cortney O’Brien to discuss how Texas has taken the lead on job creation, pro-life legislation and criminal justice reform as he reflected on his leadership. He then explained why Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott is the best person to take the reins from him in November.

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New Business: Texas vs California

04/10/14

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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GOVERNOR PERRY: UNEMPLOYMENT FIGURES SHOW TEXAS KEEPING AMERICA AFLOAT

04/06/14

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

04/04/14

Click2Houston.com

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

03/31/14

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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GOV. PERRY WOOS TAX-WEARY CALIFORNIANS

03/26/14

Human Events

Steven Greenhut

SACRAMENTO — Bob Lanier, a Texas-drawled Democrat who was Houston’s mayor throughout most of the 1990s, told a meeting I attended a few years ago that he fled his blue-collar hometown for Houston because it is an “open city” – a place where anyone from any background could succeed (or fail) based on his own merits.

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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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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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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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Statement by Gov. Perry on Ft. Hood Shooting

04/02/14

AUSTIN – Gov. Rick Perry today released the following statement regarding the shooting at Fort Hood:

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ICYMI: Dallas Fed Report Finds Texas Leads in Job Creation at All Pay Levels

04/01/14

AUSTIN – A recent report from the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas noted that Texas experienced more job growth at all pay levels than any other state in the nation from 2000 to 2013. The highest rate of job growth in Texas occurred in the upper half of the pay scale.

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