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Rick Perry's Claim Exposes Disconnect With Texas Conservatives

The Texas Tribune | Morgan Smith | Posted 08.24.2011 | Politics

The country's longest-serving governor naturally depends on the accomplishments of the state Legislature to bolster his presidential bona fides. But P...

Texas Plans To Cut Budget Of Agency Battling Wildfires

Posted 07.19.2011 | Politics

AUSTIN, Tex (Reuters) - Texas lawmakers are set to slash funding for the agency responsible for fighting wildfires in the midst of a historic wild...

Texas Economic Miracle Beginning To Tarnish

AP | CHRIS TOMLINSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas — Some in Texas had talked tough about solving the state's budget problem by austerity alone, but lawmakers finally faced a hard f...

Rick Perry Reverses Course On Rainy Day Fund

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

AUSTIN, Tex (Reuters) - Texas Governor Rick Perry admitted on Tuesday that the state will have to use about a third of its rainy day fund to close a...