New in The Texas Tribune:
• Perry Spreads the Word About Texas in Northern Italy: "Rick Perry is talking up Texas in Italy. The Texas governor gave an update in a conference call from Milan, telling reporters he's seen a Formula One race and met government and business leaders in posh Lake Como."
• Spanish-Language Debate Scheduled in CD-23 Race: "U.S. Rep. Francisco 'Quico' Canseco, R-San Antonio, and his challenger in Texas' 23rd Congressional District, state Rep. Pete Gallego, D-Alpine, will debate on Sept. 25 — in Spanish."
• UT-Austin Announces New Engineering Research Center: "It has been more than two decades ...