Tag Archive: Rick Perry

Nov 09 2011

LETU to host SBOE Chair Barbara Cargill

Newly appointed chair of the Texas State Board of Education Barbara Cargill will be the guest speaker at LeTourneau University’s fall conference meeting of the Deep East Texas Chapter of Phi Delta Kappa. Cargill will speak at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 8, in the Lecture Hall (Room 120) of the Education Building on the LETU …

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Sep 20 2011

Heroes of the Republic

By Donald Kaul Stephen Colbert, every liberal’s favorite mock conservative, has taken to calling his viewers “heroes” as he exhorts them to contribute to his Super PAC. What’s a Super PAC you ask? Good question. It’s a money-laundering device that allows individuals, corporations, and unions to give unlimited amounts of money to a political group, …

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Sep 20 2011

Does the GOP hate women?

By Martha Burk After suffering through several un-presidential GOP debates, I’m struck by the amount of anti-woman rhetoric spewing from the candidates. Although none of them dares utter the W word — unless it’s part of the phrase “our men and women in uniform” — it’s pretty easy to see what their views are on …

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Aug 09 2011

Heat wave, drought to continue

In response to the unprecedented wave of scorching temperatures blanketing rainless Texas Governor Rick Perry has released the following statement: “Because of the extreme heat that has created an unprecedented demand on the state’s energy grid, and will no relief in sight, all Texas residents and businesses are being asked to conserve energy,” he said.  …

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Jun 21 2011

Canine victory

The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals has expressed thanks to Governor Rick Perry for signing House Bill (HB) 1451 into law, which initiates oversight of large-scale commercial breeding facilities, known as puppy mills. The bill was sponsored by Rep. Senfronia Thompson, D-Houston, and championed in the Senate by Sen. John Whitmire, …

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Jun 21 2011

Governor Perry signs Tyler’s SB 349

On June 17 Governor Rick Perry signed into law SB 349, which will add two percent to Tyler’s Hotel Motel Occupancy Tax rate, to be used for the expansion or construction of conference or event facilities for the community.  The bill was introduced during the regular session by Senator Kevin Eltife and Representative Chuck Hopson …

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May 12 2011

Immigration bill moves to Texas Senate

The Texas House passed HB 12, the Sanctuary Cities bill, by a vote of 100-47 on third reading. This bill allows cities and law enforcement to enforce federal immigration laws by preventing local policies in conflict with U.S. immigration laws and by establishing uniform, consistent standards for all Texas law enforcement. The sanctuary cities bill …

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Jan 27 2011

Abortion:Abortion: Gov. Perry adds sonogram requirement to emergency items for legislative session

Gov. Rick Perry speaking at the 2011 Texas Rally for Life, declared a legislation to require a sonogram before a woman elects to have an abortion as an emergency item for the 2011 legislative session. “When you consider the magnitude of the decision to have an abortion, ensuring that the patient understands what’s truly at …

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