Rick Perry

A Texas-sized silence as immigration talks ramp up

With nearly 2 million illegal immigrants and a 1,200-mile border with Mexico, Texas has more at stake than most states in the renewed push to overhaul the nation's... Read more »

Feb. 9, 2013


Gov. Perry: Boy Scouts should keep no-gay policy

Gov. Rick Perry says he hopes the Boy Scouts of America doesn't move soften its mandatory no-gays membership policy. Read more »

Feb. 2, 2013


Perry: Texas to make abortion as rare as possible

Gov. Rick Perry told a crowd of more than 3,000 people Saturday at rally decrying the landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision legalizing abortion that he wants to... Read more »

Jan. 26, 2013


Arizona to tax hospitals to pay for Medicaid

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer has built a political career in standing up to the federal government over everything from immigration to health care. So she surprised almost... Read more »

Jan. 20, 2013


Texas town allows teachers to carry concealed guns

In remote Harrold, the nearest sheriff's office is 30 minutes away, and people tend to know — and trust — one another. So the school board voted to let... Read more »

Dec. 20, 2012

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Texas schools pushing to make Gov. Rick Perry's vision for $10,000 bachelor's degrees a reality

Governor Rick Perry, of Texas, called for his state's higher education institutions to come up with bachelor's degree programs costing $10,000 or less in 2011, and 10... Read more »

Dec. 1, 2012


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