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File photo of a Taser. (credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Activist Groups Call On Perry To Ban Officers From Using Tasers On Students

Activist groups are calling for Texas to ban security officers using Tasers on students.

04/17/2014

Critics are blasting the Texas Department of Insurance for proposing new rules for counselors who help people buy health insurance under the Affordable Care Act. (Photo by Stewart F. House/Getty Images)

Perry, Cruz Visit Wounded Military Personnel After Fort Hood Shooting

Gov. Rick Perry and U.S. Sen Ted Cruz say they’ve visited with military personnel wounded in Wednesday’s shooting at Fort Hood that left four dead and 16 wounded.

04/04/2014

Judges ruled that, despite protests, the new Texas regulations do not jeopardize women's health. (Getty Images)

U.S. Appeals Court Upholds New Texas Abortion Rules 

Judges rule the regulations do not jeopardize a woman’s health.

03/27/2014

Texas Governor Rick Perry (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Texas Gov. Perry Throws Support Behind McConnell

When Texas Gov. Rick Perry comes to Kentucky, people like to remind him of Jim Bowie, the Kentucky native who died at the Alamo during the Texas Revolution.

03/16/2014

File photo of Gov. Rick Perry. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Texas Gov. Perry: Red States Leading US Recovery

Rick Perry says Republican governors like him are leading the nation’s economic recovery.

03/07/2014

As Texas celebrated its annual “Texas Independence Day,” many in the state’s government leadership and ongoing secession movement say Texas is finally preparing to become an “independent nation,” from the United States. (Photo by Ben Sklar/Getty Images)

Texas Independence Day Highlights State’s Ongoing Secession Efforts

As Texas celebrated its annual “Texas Independence Day,” many in the state’s government leadership and ongoing secession movement say Texas is finally preparing to become an “independent nation,” from the United States.

03/04/2014

Texas Gov. Rick Perry speaks at the podium to the National Right to Life Committee during their opening general session at the Hyatt Regency DFW International Airport Hotel on June 27, 2013.  (credit: Stewart F. House/Getty Images)

Perry On How He’s Different From Cruz: ‘United States Senators Talk A Lot’

Texas Gov. Rick Perry returned to Iowa Thursday for a visit he said was focused on helping the state’s Republican governor seek re-election — and not on a potential 2016 presidential bid of his own.

02/28/2014

Service dogs provide emotional support for returning veterans who are coping with PTSD. (Getty Images)

Despite Law, Veterans With Service Dogs Still Being Denied Service

Even police are ignorant of a new law prohibits veterans with service animals from being refused entry into public spaces.

02/27/2014

File photo of Gov. Rick Perry. (credit: Stewart F. House/Getty Images)

Perry: ‘Appropriate Move’ For Gun Manufacturers To Leave States Trying To Strengthen Gun Control Policies

Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Texas Gov. Rick Perry squared off over gun control policy on Sunday, continuing a debate that began last year.

02/24/2014

Wendy Davis announced her intentions to run for Texas governor at the W.G. Thomas Coliseum in Haltom City on Oct. 3, 2013. (credit: Stewart F. House/Getty Images)

Wendy Davis Admits She Could Have Supported 20-Week Abortion Ban Bill She Filibustered

Democratic candidate for Texas governor Wendy Davis admitted she could have supported the 20-week abortion ban law she filibustered last year if language in it was changed.

02/14/2014

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