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Perry, Dewhurst And Straus Extend Texas Border Surge Through August 2015

Nov. 19, 2014
Breitbart
Bob Price
“Texas has proven beyond any doubt that this border can be secured, even if the federal government refuses to take the steps necessary to do so as required by the Constitution,” Gov. Perry said. “This agreement will ensure the hardworking men and women from DPS, the Texas National Guard and Texas Parks and Wildlife, who have been working with local and federal partners, have the resources they need to maintain a robust law enforcement presence along the border until the Legislature can act.”

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Texas breaks record for jobs added in 12-month span

11/17/14
Dallas Morning News
Maria Halkias
The Texas economy added 36,400 jobs in September, according to data released Friday by the Texas Workforce Commission. Over the past 12 months, employers added 413,700 jobs — the most ever recorded by the state.

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PTR Industries unveils Texas-edition TXR rifle with Gov. Rick Perry

11/13/14
guns.com
Matt Slowik
At an unveiling event this Veteran’s Day with special guests Texas Gov. Rick Perry and Special Operations Wounded Warrior Bobby Dove, PTR Industries raised the curtain on its new TXR, a limited Texas-edition rifle.

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Perry hints at presidential run with GOP groups in Beaufort County

11/13/14
The State
Zach Murdock
BEAUFORT COUNTY, Sc. --- Texas Gov. Rick Perry drummed up local Republicans? support during two stops Wednesday in Beaufort County, but for what exactly, he has not said.

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Texas Leads Best States For Future Job Growth

11/12/14
Forbes
Kurt Badenhausen
Rick Perry ascended from Lieutenant Governor to Governor of Texas in December 2000 when then-governor George Bush resigned after being elected the 43rd President of the United States. Perry will retire in January with the tenth longest gubernatorial tenure in U.S. history. Perry made job creation one of his principle mantras, and he has overseen remarkable employment gains under his watch with 2.1 million jobs added during his tenure. The total represents 30% of the jobs added in the U.S. since 2000 and more than twice as many as any other state.

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Rick Perry: 'You'll see me again'

11/12/14
Washington Examiner
Kelly Cohen
At a lunch in Myrtle Beach, S.C., on Tuesday, the Republican Texas governor hinted at a 2016 presidential candidacy, according to remarks reported by the Sun News in South Carolina.

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Perry continues road trip with S.C. swing

11/12/14
Houston Chronicle
Patrick Svitek
AUSTIN — Gov. Rick Perry spent Veterans Day in South Carolina, marking his second consecutive two-day swing through a state known to attract potential presidential candidates.

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Rick Perry goes to New Hampshire

11/12/14
The Washington Post
Jennifer Rubin
Texas governor — soon to be ex-governor — Rick Perry (R) is heading to New Hampshire this weekend. News reports previewed what may become the core of a presidential campaign message:

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Why the Perry indictment should be dismissed: count I (veto), separation of powers

11/10/14
The Washington Post
Eugene Volokh
As I noted below, Jim Ho and Prerak Shah (Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher) and I have filed an amicus brief on behalf of 14 scholars, former judges, and former prosecutors (liberal, conservative, and moderate) arguing that the indictment of Gov. Rick Perry should be dismissed.

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Building Boom Towns: Metro Areas With The Most New Construction In 2014

11/11/14
Forbes
Erin Carlyle
While the rest of the country struggled to recover from the recession, the economy in Texas has been on fire. Thanks to a boom in horizontal drilling and fracking, the state’s oil output has more than doubled over the past three years to 3.18 million barrels per day—a level not seen since 1976.

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