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California Critic Rick Perry May Move To California

The Huffington Post | Alex Lazar | Posted 06.17.2014 | Politics

Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) often touts his state's business climate to encourage more companies to move there, as well as to urge other states to adopt...

Hit 'Em Where It Hurts: How Anti-Choice Rick Perry Is Bad for the Texas Economy

Vivian Norris | Posted 09.06.2013 | Politics
Vivian Norris

Say I am a CEO of a company somewhere "back East," as they say down in Texas, and I saw Governor Rick Perry's ads praising the benefits of moving my employees and my company to unregulated, low tax Texas. Well, I would have to consider a thing or two, one being, would the majority of my employees actually want to move?

Texas, California Battle Over Jobs

Reuters | Posted 04.15.2013 | Business

By Jim Christie SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 13 (Reuters) - Texas Governor Rick Perry's latest sales pitch to California businesses boils down ...

Alexander Eichler

As Texas Green Movement Gains Momentum, Solar Power Shines In San Antonio | Alexander Eichler | Posted 11.26.2011 | Business

Al Ritter's power bill was pretty high this month. But not as high as it might have been. Ritter, a retired Air Force electrical engineer, lives in...

In Rick Perry's Texas, Most New Jobs Have Gone To Immigrants: Study

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 11.22.2011 | Business

As the 2012 presidential campaign has started to take shape, Texas governor and Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry has made much of the Lone...

Saki Knafo

How Immigrants Helped Give Perry His 'Texas Miracle' | Saki Knafo | Posted 11.02.2011 | Latino Voices

For much of his tenure as governor of Texas, Rick Perry's record on immigration made him a darling of Latino Republicans. He supported a law that let ...

Amanda Terkel

Are Government Jobs Real Jobs? | Amanda Terkel | Posted 11.12.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. John Culberson (R-Texas) frequently rails against government spending and the need for a smaller federal bureaucracy. Responding to...

Texas and the Government: Better Friends Than You'd Think

Jared Bernstein | Posted 10.17.2011 | Politics
Jared Bernstein

No disrespect Governor Perry, but when you're getting your Keynes on like you've been doing down in Texas, there's no need to hide it behind all the anti-government rhetoric.