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Gov. Perry: Once And For All, Secure The Border: Everything else is only treating a symptom of a much larger problem.

07/09/14

USA Today

Governor Rick Perry

President Obama's appropriations request only deals with one aspect of the current crisis on our southern border, while barely addressing its root cause: an unsecured border.

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A Texas Guide to Economic Recovery: We Californians could learn how to grow from the Lone Star State

07/06/14

The Wall Street Journal

Bradley Allen

As a Californian, I am pained to say that three of the nation's five fastest-growing cities—and seven of the top 15—are in Texas, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Much of this growth is spurred by the state's booming energy industry. Innovations such as hydraulic fracturing, "fracking," and horizontal drilling are making the state's gas and oil fields more productive than ever, attracting newcomers with high-paying jobs.

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Rick Perry: Obama administration 'either are inept or don't care' about border crisis

07/06/14

Washington Examiner

Joseph Lawler

Texas Governor Rick Perry amplified his criticism of the Obama administration's handling of the ongoing immigration crisis in south Texas on Sunday morning, saying that administration officials "either are inept or don't care."

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Texas Gov. Rick Perry, TV Host Battle Over Illegal Immigration: ‘They Either Are Inept or Don’t Care’

07/06/14

The Blaze

Dave Urbanski

Texas Governor Rick Perry had his hands full Sunday on “This Week with George Stephanopoulos” with cohost Martha Raddatz, who peppered the Republican with impassioned questions that appeared to defend President Obama’s position on illegal immigration — and the federal government in general.

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Rick Perry: Flow Of Illegal Immigrants "Not Going To Stop"

07/03/14

Breitbart Texas

Kristin Tate

HOUSTON, Texas--On Thursday Texas Governor Rick Perry spoke at a House Homeland Security Committee field hearing near the Texas-Mexico border, where lawmakers discussed the thousands of illegal immigrants entering the country each day. Perry wasted no time stressing that the migrants--many of whom are minors--must be sent back to their home countries as soon as possible.

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At South Texas field hearing, Gov. Rick Perry criticizes federal inaction, makes call to 'Secure this border, Mr. President'

07/03/14

Washington Examiner

Spencer Brown

Texas Gov. Rick Perry on Thursday told a House panel that Texas has been doing the job of the federal government for nearly a decade, securing the international border without adequate support from President Obama.

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Rick Perry to Obama: Come to the border

07/02/14

Politico

Kendall Breitman

Texas Gov. Rick Perry said Wednesday that President Barack Obama must visit the Texas southern border to see the immigration crisis for himself.

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Op-Ed: The Human Cost of Failed Border Policies

06/25/14

Office of the Governor

Rick Perry

The first thing I saw was a boy crying. Terrified and sobbing against the window of the holding cell, he couldn't have been more than 12 or 13. The room was full of other young boys, their curious eyes peering out at us as we walked by. These were the ones who made the trip alone.

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Rick Perry warns of ‘trail of tears’ in desert deaths of illegal kid border crossers

06/24/14

The Washington Times

Cheryl K. Chumley

Texas Gov. Rick Perry appealed to the compassion of federal authorities and called for immediate action to stop the pour of young border crossers into the United States, saying many will die during their desert journey.

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California trails Texas in private equity investment dollars

06/24/14

The Sacramento Bee

Mark Glover

California led all states in the number of companies with private equity investments in 2013, but it was far behind Texas in total dollars invested, according to the Washington, D.C.-based Private Equity Growth Capital Council.

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