Gov. Rick Perry says that if you want to know what kind of president he would be, all you have to do is read his book. Fed Up! is filled with potential political landmines, but Perry isn't backing off anything he wrote — not one bit.
DAY 31 of our month-long series on the effects of new state laws and budget cuts: Nursing homes were spared the draconian cuts proposed by lawmakers at the beginning of the 2011 session. Still, despite growing caseloads and rising medical costs, they move forward with less state and federal support.
The Texas commissioner of agriculture on the "catastrophic" devastation he's seen from the worst one-year drought in recorded Texas history, what the feds and state are doing and what needs to happen to cope with a potential multiyear drought.
In his nearly 11 years as governor, Rick Perry has helped make Texas one of the most restrictive states for women seeking abortions. With every legislative session, and every election, his opposition has grown increasingly emphatic.
Speaking at the 112th Veterans of Foreign Wars National Convention in San Antonio, GOP presidential hopeful Mitt Romney took aim at "career politicians" for putting the country in bad shape. It was a thinly veiled swipe at Gov. Rick Perry.
A CNN spokesman confirms that the cable network is producing a documentary featuring rising Hispanic political stars Joaquin Castro, the Democrat state representative and congressional candidate from San Antonio, and his twin brother, Julián, the city's mayor.
The federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives announced today that the embattled interim director who oversaw the flawed gun-smuggling investigation known as “Fast and Furious” is stepping down.
DAY 30 of our month-long series on the effects of new state laws and budget cuts: During a legislative session where hardly any services were spared the budget ax, funding for border security actually increased.
As the Central Texas utility struggles to retain electric customers, its new general manager, Becky Motal, announced that four senior positions have been eliminated and said staff reductions "may be necessary."