Rick Perry http://www.deseretnews.com/home/ Rick Perry en-us Copyright 2014, Deseret News Publishing Company Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:00:01 MDT Fri, 25 Jul 2014 01:13:15 MDT Newspapers http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss Lawmakers say they won't abandon death penalty http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765652998/Lawmakers-say-they-wont-abandon-death-penalty.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765652998/Lawmakers-say-they-wont-abandon-death-penalty.html A bungled execution in Oklahoma in which the condemned prisoner writhed and moaned as he received a lethal injection outraged... Sat, 03 May 2014 13:08:30 MDT Toyota move gives Texas Gov. Rick Perry a win for possible 2016 run http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765652832/Toyota-move-gives-Texas-Gov-Rick-Perry-a-win-for-possible-2016-run.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765652832/Toyota-move-gives-Texas-Gov-Rick-Perry-a-win-for-possible-2016-run.html With eight months left in office, Gov. Rick Perry is away from Texas almost as much as he's home — hitting the road... Wed, 30 Apr 2014 07:33:20 MDT Toyota moving US base, 3,000 jobs from California to Texas http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765652809/Toyota-moving-US-base-3000-jobs-from-California-to-Texas.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765652809/Toyota-moving-US-base-3000-jobs-from-California-to-Texas.html Toyota delivered a surprise pink slip to California on Monday, announcing the company would move its U.S. headquarters and... Tue, 29 Apr 2014 11:58:26 MDT Kathleen Parker: Cliven Bundy isn't Ben Cartwright defending the Ponderosa http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601993/Cliven-Bundy-isnt-Ben-Cartwright-defending-the-Ponderosa.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601993/Cliven-Bundy-isnt-Ben-Cartwright-defending-the-Ponderosa.html The Cliven Bundy spectacle in Nevada has provided a Wild West backdrop for our hottest political issues as we gallop toward... Tue, 29 Apr 2014 00:00:00 MDT Texas Gov. Perry challenges New York's Gov. Cuomo on business http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765652487/Texas-Gov-Perry-challenges-New-Yorks-Gov-Cuomo-on-business.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765652487/Texas-Gov-Perry-challenges-New-Yorks-Gov-Cuomo-on-business.html Texas Gov. Rick Perry says it's good for states to face economic competition from each other because it pushes them to be... Wed, 23 Apr 2014 14:30:16 MDT Some big GOP names coming to Utah http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600726/Some-big-GOP-names-coming-to-Utah.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600726/Some-big-GOP-names-coming-to-Utah.html Utahns will get a chance to see some big names in the GOP, including potential presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas,... Thu, 10 Apr 2014 21:00:08 MDT Fort Hood gunman had argument with other soldiers http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765651255/Fort-Hood-gunman-had-argument-with-other-soldiers.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765651255/Fort-Hood-gunman-had-argument-with-other-soldiers.html The Fort Hood soldier who gunned down three other military men before killing himself had an argument with soldiers in his... Fri, 04 Apr 2014 21:58:36 MDT US appeals court upholds new Texas abortion rules http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765650687/US-appeals-court-upholds-new-Texas-abortion-rules.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765650687/US-appeals-court-upholds-new-Texas-abortion-rules.html A federal appeals court on Thursday upheld Texas' tough abortion restrictions that have forced the closure of nearly 20... Thu, 27 Mar 2014 16:39:57 MDT Rand Paul talks 2016 presidential race during Utah trip http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865598869/Rand-Paul-talks-2016-presidential-race-during-Utah-trip.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865598869/Rand-Paul-talks-2016-presidential-race-during-Utah-trip.html Fresh off a national poll that put him atop a crowded field of potential candidates for president, Rand Paul says he wants to... Mon, 17 Mar 2014 16:34:17 MDT New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie: GOP should 'show up' for minority votes http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765641441/New-Jersey-Gov-Chris-Christie-GOP-should-show-up-for-minority-votes.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765641441/New-Jersey-Gov-Chris-Christie-GOP-should-show-up-for-minority-votes.html New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on Sunday offered his Republican Party a prescription to win: show up. Sun, 10 Nov 2013 09:08:57 MST Tweaking Perry, Obama pitches health care in Texas http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765641224/Tweaking-Perry-Obama-pitches-health-care-in-Texas.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765641224/Tweaking-Perry-Obama-pitches-health-care-in-Texas.html Beset by hard-to-keep promises and a massive website failure, President Barack Obama is promoting his embattled health care... Wed, 06 Nov 2013 06:26:40 MST Court reinstates most of Texas' new abortion rules http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640916/Court-reinstates-most-of-Texas-new-abortion-rules.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640916/Court-reinstates-most-of-Texas-new-abortion-rules.html A federal appeals court on Thursday ruled that most of Texas' tough new abortion restrictions can take effect immediately... Thu, 31 Oct 2013 19:39:18 MDT Federal judge: Texas abortion limits unconstitutional http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640746/Federal-judge-Texas-abortion-limits-unconstitutional.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640746/Federal-judge-Texas-abortion-limits-unconstitutional.html A federal judge has determined that new Texas abortion restrictions violate the U.S. Constitution, a ruling that keeps open... Mon, 28 Oct 2013 14:49:14 MDT An early, but necessary, checkup on Obamacare http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640681/An-early-but-necessary-checkup-on-Obamacare.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640681/An-early-but-necessary-checkup-on-Obamacare.html President Barack Obama has now acknowledged the need for major changes to the Obamacare computer problems that spoiled its... Sun, 27 Oct 2013 00:00:00 MDT America is making religious diversity work, journalist says http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589158/America-is-making-religious-diversity-work-journalist-says.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589158/America-is-making-religious-diversity-work-journalist-says.html In a country that is remarkable for both its religious diversity and devotion — a situation rife with potential... Sat, 26 Oct 2013 05:00:00 MDT Newark Mayor Cory Booker's campaign path has been far bumpier than anticipated http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639978/Newark-Mayor-Cory-Bookers-campaign-path-has-been-far-bumpier-than-anticipated.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639978/Newark-Mayor-Cory-Bookers-campaign-path-has-been-far-bumpier-than-anticipated.html Cory Booker's path to Wednesday's U.S. Senate election has been bumpier than anticipated. Tue, 15 Oct 2013 15:37:04 MDT It's on: Abbott, Davis begin Texas governor duel http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639273/Its-on-Abbott-Davis-begin-Texas-governor-duel.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639273/Its-on-Abbott-Davis-begin-Texas-governor-duel.html Republican Greg Abbott doesn't think he and Democrat Wendy Davis will wind up waging the most expensive governor's race in... Fri, 04 Oct 2013 11:21:23 MDT Govt to sue Texas over voter ID law http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765636370/Govt-to-sue-Texas-over-voter-ID-law.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765636370/Govt-to-sue-Texas-over-voter-ID-law.html The Justice Department said Thursday it will sue Texas over the state's voter ID law and will seek to intervene in a lawsuit... Thu, 22 Aug 2013 11:49:55 MDT What Eric Holder and Rick Perry have in common: Reducing the number of Americans incarcerated http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865584782/What-Eric-Holder-and-Rick-Perry-have-in-common-Reducing-the-number-of-Americans-incarcerated.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865584782/What-Eric-Holder-and-Rick-Perry-have-in-common-Reducing-the-number-of-Americans-incarcerated.html The Economist takes a look at the situation of the federal prison system and what steps the feds and states are taking to... Fri, 16 Aug 2013 13:20:00 MDT New book: Mitt Romney had second thoughts about 2012 run for president http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865584467/New-book-Mitt-Romney-had-second-thoughts-about-2012-run-for-president.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865584467/New-book-Mitt-Romney-had-second-thoughts-about-2012-run-for-president.html Mitt Romney had second thoughts about making another run for president in the spring of 2011 because of what he believed... Sat, 10 Aug 2013 15:25:00 MDT Bob Ray Sanders: 50 years later, voting rights not secure for all Americans http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765635216/50-years-later-voting-rights-not-secure-for-all-Americans.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765635216/50-years-later-voting-rights-not-secure-for-all-Americans.html Aug. 28 will be the 50th anniversary of the day Martin Luther King Jr. gave his "I Have a Dream" speech at the great March on... Sun, 04 Aug 2013 00:00:00 MDT FEMA approves aid for Texas fertilizer plant blast http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765635158/FEMA-approves-aid-for-Texas-fertilizer-plant-blast.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765635158/FEMA-approves-aid-for-Texas-fertilizer-plant-blast.html The Federal Emergency Management Agency reversed its previous decision and approved additional funding Friday to help rebuild... Fri, 02 Aug 2013 14:40:57 MDT In our opinion: Recent tactics used to get around rule of law a long-term threat http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765634833/Recent-tactics-used-to-get-around-rule-of-law-a-long-term-threat.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765634833/Recent-tactics-used-to-get-around-rule-of-law-a-long-term-threat.html The rule of law requires all parties to submit to a process, respecting outcomes with which they disagree and acknowledging... Sun, 28 Jul 2013 00:00:00 MDT Southern states gird for new fight on voter laws http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765634776/Southern-states-gird-for-new-fight-on-voter-laws.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765634776/Southern-states-gird-for-new-fight-on-voter-laws.html Stricter voter identification laws, redrawn political maps fortifying Republican majorities, reducing early voting: States... Fri, 26 Jul 2013 15:26:00 MDT Perry signs sweeping Texas abortion restrictions http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765634208/Perry-signs-sweeping-Texas-abortion-restrictions.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765634208/Perry-signs-sweeping-Texas-abortion-restrictions.html Texas Gov. Rick Perry signed sweeping new abortion restrictions on Thursday that could shutter most of the state's clinics... Thu, 18 Jul 2013 12:18:44 MDT Texas Legislature: Protecting motherhood and life http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865583244/Texas-Legislature-Protecting-motherhood-and-life.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865583244/Texas-Legislature-Protecting-motherhood-and-life.html The Texas Legislature passes a comprehensive abortion bill, supported by women who have had botched and forced abortions.... Wed, 17 Jul 2013 10:15:00 MDT Texas Republicans finally pass new abortion limits http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765633865/Texas-Republicans-finally-pass-new-abortion-limits.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765633865/Texas-Republicans-finally-pass-new-abortion-limits.html Republican lawmakers passed a bill that would give Texas some of the nation's most restrictive abortion laws and force most... Sat, 13 Jul 2013 00:00:00 MDT Texas at the forefront of national push on fetal pain legislation http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865583076/Texas-at-the-forefront-of-national-push-on-fetal-pain-legislation.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865583076/Texas-at-the-forefront-of-national-push-on-fetal-pain-legislation.html A battle as big as Texas comes to a head this week in the Lone Star State as Republicans seek to clamp down on abortion... Fri, 12 Jul 2013 23:40:00 MDT Texas Senate convenes to debate abortion bill http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765633842/Texas-Senate-convenes-to-debate-abortion-bill.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765633842/Texas-Senate-convenes-to-debate-abortion-bill.html The Texas Senate convened Friday afternoon to debate and ultimately vote on a bill to implement some of the nation's toughest... Fri, 12 Jul 2013 13:58:25 MDT Texas Senate on track to pass tough abortion rules http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765633831/Texas-Senate-on-track-to-pass-tough-abortion-rules.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765633831/Texas-Senate-on-track-to-pass-tough-abortion-rules.html This time when the Texas Senate takes up tough new abortion restrictions, the chamber's top Republican is determined not to... Fri, 12 Jul 2013 00:00:00 MDT Texas Gov. Perry won't seek re-election in 2014 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765633641/Texas-Gov-Perry-wont-seek-re-election-in-2014.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765633641/Texas-Gov-Perry-wont-seek-re-election-in-2014.html Rick Perry, the longest-serving governor in Texas history who famously muttered "oops" after forgetting during a 2011... Mon, 08 Jul 2013 14:27:00 MDT Governor Herbert ranked third among governors for job creation http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865582620/Governor-Herbert-ranked-third-among-governors-for-job-creation.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865582620/Governor-Herbert-ranked-third-among-governors-for-job-creation.html Utah’s low jobless rate has raised the profile of the state’s top political leader. A recent report in a national... Wed, 03 Jul 2013 15:57:35 MDT In our opinion: How to lead a recovery http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765630547/How-to-lead-a-recovery.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765630547/How-to-lead-a-recovery.html Texas Gov. Rick Perry upset the governors of California and Illinois recently by making trips to those states and publicly... Sun, 26 May 2013 00:00:00 MDT Tornado-ravaged Texas town to start recovery http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765629879/Tornado-ravaged-Texas-town-to-start-recovery.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765629879/Tornado-ravaged-Texas-town-to-start-recovery.html Residents whose homes were torn apart or blown away by a North Texas deadly tornado can soon return to retrieve what... Fri, 17 May 2013 17:52:41 MDT Budget surpluses spur tension in some GOP states http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765629507/Budget-surpluses-spur-tension-in-some-GOP-states.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765629507/Budget-surpluses-spur-tension-in-some-GOP-states.html Turns out that cutting was the easy part. Now Republicans who control a majority of the state capitols in the United States... Mon, 13 May 2013 12:23:13 MDT Obama, in Texas, presses middle-class jobs agenda http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765629194/Obama-in-Texas-presses-middle-class-jobs-agenda.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765629194/Obama-in-Texas-presses-middle-class-jobs-agenda.html Offering a more upbeat view of the economy, President Barack Obama resurrected his jobs proposals Thursday, advancing modest... Thu, 09 May 2013 14:44:57 MDT Texas high school cheerleaders win Bible-banners case http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865579703/Texas-high-school-cheerleaders-win-Bible-banners-case.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865579703/Texas-high-school-cheerleaders-win-Bible-banners-case.html A Texas judge has ruled that Kountze High School cheerleaders aren't violating the Constitution by displaying banners with... Thu, 09 May 2013 12:00:00 MDT Dan Liljenquist: Irresponsible states will lose jobs to the others http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765629092/Irresponsible-states-will-lose-jobs-to-the-others.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765629092/Irresponsible-states-will-lose-jobs-to-the-others.html Last month, Texas Gov. Rick Perry made national news by mounting a campaign to recruit businesses from Illinois to Texas.... Thu, 09 May 2013 08:50:27 MDT Local Scouting leaders urged to 'vote their conscience' on policy regarding gays http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865579654/Local-Scouting-leaders-urged-to-vote-their-conscience-on-policy-regarding-gays.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865579654/Local-Scouting-leaders-urged-to-vote-their-conscience-on-policy-regarding-gays.html The Great Salt Lake Council of the Boy Scouts of America voted Wednesday to not take an official position on a proposed... Wed, 08 May 2013 13:35:00 MDT What others say: Buck-passing in Texas http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765629009/Buck-passing-in-Texas.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765629009/Buck-passing-in-Texas.html Officials have yet to answer a lot of questions about the fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas, but one answer —... Wed, 08 May 2013 00:00:00 MDT NRA official at annual convention: 'Culture war' more than gun rights http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765628669/NRA-official-at-annual-convention-Culture-war-more-than-gun-rights.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765628669/NRA-official-at-annual-convention-Culture-war-more-than-gun-rights.html Fresh off a huge victory over President Barack Obama on gun control, the message from the National Rifle Association is... Fri, 03 May 2013 11:25:00 MDT 2016: Rare same-state pairings in the early stages challenge both Republicans, Democrats http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765628600/2016-Rare-same-state-pairings-in-the-early-stages-challenge-both-Republicans-Democrats.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765628600/2016-Rare-same-state-pairings-in-the-early-stages-challenge-both-Republicans-Democrats.html The early stages of the 2016 presidential race feature an unusual cluster of high-powered potential candidates hailing from... Thu, 02 May 2013 13:36:10 MDT Texas town grieves for dead first-responders to fertilizer plan explosion http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765627515/Texas-town-grieves-for-dead-first-responders-to-fertilizer-plan-explosion.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765627515/Texas-town-grieves-for-dead-first-responders-to-fertilizer-plan-explosion.html Buck Uptmor didn't have to go to West Fertilizer Co. when the fire started. He wasn't a firefighter like his brother and... Sat, 20 Apr 2013 08:26:34 MDT Texas fertilizer plant blast injures dozens http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765627288/Texas-fertilizer-plant-blast-injures-dozens.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765627288/Texas-fertilizer-plant-blast-injures-dozens.html A massive explosion at a fertilizer plant near Waco on Wednesday night injured dozens of people and sent flames shooting into... Thu, 18 Apr 2013 00:28:35 MDT American Airlines resumes most flights http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765627274/American-Airlines-resumes-most-flights.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765627274/American-Airlines-resumes-most-flights.html American Airlines resumed most flights Wednesday, a day after a massive technology failure forced the nation's third-largest... Wed, 17 Apr 2013 20:47:37 MDT Gov. Perry calls for $1.6B in business tax cuts in Texas http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765627018/Gov-Perry-calls-for-16B-in-business-tax-cuts-in-Texas.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765627018/Gov-Perry-calls-for-16B-in-business-tax-cuts-in-Texas.html Gov. Rick Perry is backing $1.6 billion in business tax cuts, even though he concedes it may mean tapping Texas'... Mon, 15 Apr 2013 17:07:09 MDT