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The White name took a ballot breather until 2010, when former Houston Mayor Bill White (no relation) won the Democratic nomination for governor. He lost to then-incumbent Republican Gov. Rick Perry by 12.6 percent. At Andrew White's announcement, introducers included longtime Houston State Rep.
Davis burned through about $40 million en route to a 20 percentage point loss. Abbott spent $48 million on his 2014 campaign bid for governor. In 2002, incumbent Republican Rick Perry and Laredo businessman Tony Sanchez spent about $95 on their contest for governor, with Sanchez splurging with ...

Efforts to chip away at the death penalty have faced a tough road in the Texas Legislature, although lawmakers in 2005 approved and Gov. Rick Perry signed a measure providing the option of life without parole for capital crimes. There previously was a choice only between the death penalty and a life ...
scientists at Fermilab were told Tuesday by Secretary of Energy Rick Perry the particle physics research facility is one of the "jewels" of the United States. ... He entered politics, serving as a legislator and governor of Texas and running twice for the Republican nomination for president of the United States.
In 2009, then-Gov. Rick Perry appointed him to chair the commission overseeing the newly created Texas Department of Motor Vehicles. At that point ... After successfully guiding the Vandergriff-brokered bill to the governor's desk, Patrick went on to become lieutenant governor the next year -- with heavy ...
Other examples of the effects of the government/industry revolving door include former CDC director Julie Gerberding, who went on to head Merck vaccines; former Texas Governor Rick Perry, who recommended state-wide inoculation of all 11- and 12-year-old girls with Merck's Gardasil vaccine after his ...

The lawmaker repeatedly has said that his measure wasn't aimed at Abbott, but at the long-standing practice by governors of appointing donors. Former Gov. Rick Perry's appointment of donors was quantified in a 2014 analysis compiled by Texans for Public Justice for the Austin American-Statesman, ...
About 29 percent of the Republican governor's appointees are donors, with their contributions ranging from $25 to more than $1 million. ..... The appointment of Anglos and of men also isn't so different from previous governors, especially Abbott's Republican predecessors, George W. Bush and Rick Perry.
She married Clements in 1975 and led a renovation of the Governor's Mansion while her husband was in office. In her later years, she served her alma mater -- the University of Texas at Austin -- as a member of the board of regents, as both an appointee of Gov. George W. Bush and Gov. Rick Perry.
Joe Barton in the 6th Congressional district. Soon after the new year rang in, Republican Jake Ellzey announced an endorsement from former Texas Gov. Rick Perry, and Tarrant County tax Assessor Collector Ron Wright, a former Barton chief of staff, fired back with a list of nearly 20 endorsements from ...
The governor is also friendly with Energy Secretary Rick Perry, who made trips through South Carolina campaigning for the Republican presidential nomination in 2012 and 2016. The governor's connections brought him to Washington in early May. He met one-on-one with Trump, as well as Mick Mulvaney ...
Four years later, Romney, who as governor in 2005-2006 endorsed the comprehensive reform packages championed by McCain and then-President Bush, was determined to wage the 2012 primary as the biggest immigration hawk in the field. When Texas Gov. Rick Perry opened up a polling lead in the ...
Janet Napolitano, former Secretary of Homeland Security, worked on the fence from 2009 until 2013. She said, It has never worked as planned. I will freeze all funding for the border fence. Texas Governor Rick Perry opposed the wall from the beginning saying, It won t accomplish its purpose and will ...
Then Governor Rick Perry pledged his support as did Senator John Cornyn (R-TX), who described the levee-fence project a "win for Valley residents." By February 2008 Sen. Cornyn and Gov. Perry, along with Homeland security Chief Michael Chertoff, they announced the project as a "win-win for federal ...
Texas Governor Rick Perry opposed the wall from the beginning saying, "It won't accomplish its purpose and will prove to be impossible to build." Even if it would ... Of course, what is fair compensation to the government may not at all appear fair to the person who owns the land. The first lawsuit was filed 11 ...
She came out later in life, in stages: living more openly in the 1990s, attending a gay-friendly church, working for the federal government and worrying less .... Democrat Tony Sanchez managed to dramatically boost Latino turnout when he ran for governor against Republican Rick Perry in 2002, Jones said, ...
When the president is on twitter suggesting a U.S. senator is a whore and his fellow Republicans are on TV talking about how much they hate the FBI, guess who gets lost in the shuffle? Why, it's our own Rick Perry, our former Gov. Oops. Where is that boy, anyway, and what in the devil's he been doing ...

Texas Governor Greg Abbott shakes the hand of one of the hundreds of Tenaris-Bay City employees on hand to witness the pipe mill's inauguration on Monday. Abbott stopped and greeted as many employees as he could as he left the massive building. Former governor and current U.S. Secretary of ...
"As the former Governor of one of the largest wind producing states, I know the value of wind power in our energy portfolio," said Secretary Perry. "This work will further DOE's goal to accelerate the development of offshore wind technologies by supporting fundamental research to reduce the costs of offshore ...
Former Texas Governor and Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry will serve as a pallbearer; several prominent figures in government - local, state, county, and federal - are expected to attend. Following in the footsteps of his father and grandfather, Bentley, 66, graduated Palestine high school in ...
Exclusive Photos Contradict Murray Energy CEO's Claim He Had "Nothing To Do with" Rick Perry's Coal Bailout. At a previously .... Murray has publicly boasted that the White House is hard at work implementing his company's policy priorities across various government agencies. The photographs appear ...
On the other hand, Trump this week also declared a major disaster in California after devastating wildfires that began last year. And it isn't novel for a state to become the focus of resistance to the party controlling the federal government. Texas and its former governor, Rick Perry, played a similar role under ...
The former governor tapped the Corpus Christi native to run the Texas Water Development Board. ... Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry, currently the Secretary of Energy in the Trump administrations, threw his support Wednesday to former aide Bech Bruun in the race to succeed outgoing U.S. Rep.
In March, Rick Perry was sworn in as the 14th Secretary of Energy, bringing leadership skills honed during his time as Texas governor, when the Lone Star state led the nation in energy production. Since then, he's visited several National Labs, travelled around the world to advance American energy, and ...
Lamar Smith, R-San Antonio, is heating up on the Republican side with former Texas Governor Rick Perry throwing his support behind one of his former ... Isaac, who touts a history of running against the GOP establishment and winning, echoed Roy's call to reduce the size of the federal government.
"We can't confirm or discuss any of our bid partners," said UC's Gary Falle, a government relations specialist working with California regents. ... Rick Perry, a former Texas governor and presidential candidate, serves as President Donald Trump's secretary of the Department of Energy, which oversees the ...
Former governor and current U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry accompanied Abbott. (Photo by ... Tenaris Bay City officially unveiled its $1.8 billion seamless pipe mill Monday before local, state and federal dignitaries including Gov. Greg Abbott and U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Rick Perry.
Former Texas Governor and Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry will serve as a pallbearer; several prominent figures in government - local, state, county, and federal - are expected to attend. Following in the footsteps of his father and grandfather, Bentley, 66, graduated Palestine high school in ...
"As the former Governor of one of the largest wind producing states, I know the value of wind power in our energy portfolio," said Secretary Perry. "This work will further DOE's goal to accelerate the development of offshore wind technologies by supporting fundamental research to reduce the costs of offshore ...
Rick Perry but the U.S. Supreme Court later struck down portions of the law as unconstitutional. ... Davis' stand against the power of the state's Republican leadership made her an instant national celebrity and fueled her bid to run for governor against then-Attorney General Greg Abbott, widely viewed as ...
Exclusive Photos Contradict Murray Energy CEO's Claim He Had "Nothing To Do with" Rick Perry's Coal Bailout. At a previously .... Murray has publicly boasted that the White House is hard at work implementing his company's policy priorities across various government agencies. The photographs appear ...
President Trump asked me to be here today, not only for an update but also as continuing evidence of our commitment to the people of Texas and the dedication of our administration and the American people to bringing Texas all the way back." Governor Abbott is pushing forward with federal funding ...
Some of the attendees included Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, Energy Secretary -- and former Texas governor -- Rick Perry, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, Florida Gov. Rick Scott, Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback, and New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu. Business leaders from ...
U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry, left, Vice President Mike Pence and Texas Gov. Greg Abbott speak about Hurricane ... Austin Wednesday for a briefing with Gov. Greg Abbott on Hurricane Harvey relief and recovery efforts and to address the 2017 Republican Governors Association Annual Conference.
Gov. Greg Abbott is among the supporters who call it "the deal closing" fund, ... Rick Perry tapped to lavish taxpayer money on favored projects. ... the next time the governor asks for more money for his deal closing slush fund.
Rick Perry's plans to revive coal would kill aspirations for a free market ... degree possible and replace them with government-subsidized renewable ... Perry, since the Texas market deregulated under his watch as governor.
Patrick was appointed to Harris County's 177th state district by then-Governor Rick Perry in 2012, but lost the seat in the 2016 election. He must ...
Colonnetta and his wife also gave more than $60,000 to Energy Secretary Rick Perry's campaigns for Texas governor between 2008 and 2012.
Secretary of Energy Rick Perry testifies at a Committee on Energy and ... if the Perry that served as governor for 14 years would have opposed the plan, too. ... that the federal government can intervene on the regulatory side?
Governor Rick Perry speaks at the 2014 Conservative Political Action ... as an example of why the government should subsidize coal plants.
Luis Saenz, campaign manager for Governor Rick Perry, confers with ... Springs Wildcats and new campaign director for Republican Gov.
Texas Gov. ... "Governor Abbott is honored and grateful to have the support of Vice ... Rick Perry -- visited Texas following Hurricane Harvey.
"Don't let government pick winners and losers." That was Rick Perry's mantra as Texas governor and a presidential candidate. But it didn't take ...
Shadows of secrecy begin to spread across federal government ... of Energy -- led by Secretary Rick Perry, former governor of Texas -- as it ...
Former Governor Rick Perry never suggested that the state secede, but ... But after years of state politicians poking the federal government in ...
When then-Texas Gov. Rick Perry launched a campaign to poach companies from Illinois, Rauner said his fellow Republican was just "doing ...
Secretary of Energy and former Texas Governor Rick Perry (left) ... visited Rockport to reaffirm the federal government's promise of help for ...
This week in swamp draining: Rick Perry's former campaign ... The aide, Jeff Miller, worked as a fundraiser and adviser for former California Gov. ... one that has the governor's ear," a former Perry spokesman told the Tribune.
I have to say that Brock, working with your Governor, working with Pam, working with ... You have a great -- Rick Perry here. ... I know the President directed the full resources of the federal government in support of Florida's ...
With Rick Perry no longer the West Coast-loathing governor, the Lone Star State can teach California a thing or two about economic growth and ...


 

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