Aug 19, 2014 — Following allegations of abuse of power, Rick Perry maintained that he had done nothing wrong. He told a crowd outside the courthouse he would "fight this injustice with every fiber of my being."
Aug 15, 2014 — An ethics complaint was opened last year after the governor vetoed funding for state public corruption prosecutors. Perry had said he would carry out the veto unless a district attorney resigned.
Jul 21, 2014 — During an Iowa visit, Rick Perry said if the federal government did not act to curb the influx of immigrants along the southern U.S. border, he would take matters into his own hands.
Jul 8, 2013 — The Texas governor announced Monday that he would not seek a fourth term, but gave strong indications that he'd like another shot at the GOP presidential nomination.
Jul 8, 2013 — The announcement feeds speculation that he might again pursue the presidency as a Republican candidate. Perry said he would use the next 18 months to think about his next moves.
May 21, 2013 — In Texas, it may be politically unwise to cross the governor, but some politicians and advocates in the poor Rio Grande Valley are starting to speak out in support of expanding Medicaid. Gov. Rick Perry opposes all parts of Obamacare.
Apr 25, 2013 — Most of the 14 killed in the April 17 explosion were first responders trying to put out the fire and save lives.
Aug 1, 2012 — The governor's choice for U.S. Senate, David Dewhurst, was bulldozed by Tea Party favorite Ted Cruz. The reversal in Perry's fortunes should chasten all who try to predict political outcomes.
Mar 21, 2012 — They've posted thousands of queries about menstruation and other women's health issues as a protest of the Texas governor's positions.
Jan 31, 2012 — A new disclosure report documents how Republican presidential hopeful Rick Perry lost his fundraising base. Donors gave up long before Perry dropped out two weeks ago.