New in The Texas Tribune
• Perry Talks Water, Tax Relief in State of the State: "In his seventh State of the State address, Gov. Rick Perry ignored controversial issues and urged state lawmakers to do the nitty gritty work of government: fund water projects, build more roads and improve education."
• Storify: Perry's State of the State Address: This Storify presentation reveals the instant reactions on social media by legislators, staffers, guests and journalists to Gov. Rick Perry's State of the State address.