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Rick Perry

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SF-Based Charles Schwab To Create 1,200 Jobs In Texas After Getting Incentive Package

Gov. Rick Perry announced Thursday that the financial services company’s Austin expansion will create 823 jobs and should generate $210 million in capital investment over the next decade.

07/24/2014

State Senator Ted Gaines visits Austin, Texas. (CBS SF)

California State Senator Visits Texas To Recruit Companies For Move West

California State Senator Ted Gaines visited the Austin Monday, hoping to keep California in the running fro a massive Tesla Motors battery plant that could be headed to the Lone Star State.

06/30/2014

Texas Gov. Rick Perry. (Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)

Texas Gov. Rick Perry: Comments On Homosexuality, Alcoholism A ‘Mistake’ He ‘Stepped Right In’

Texas Gov. Rick Perry said it was a mistake for him to use a story about alcoholism to explain his views on homosexuality.

06/20/2014

Texas Gov. Rick Perry. (Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)

California-Bashing Texas Gov. Rick Perry Reportedly Thinking Of Moving To Golden State

Texas Gov. Rick Perry, who bashes what he calls California’s high-tax and over-regulated ways as he persuades California firms to move to Texas, is reportedly contemplating his own move to the Golden State.

06/17/2014

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie greets well-wishers outside a flower shop in San Francisco, June 13, 2014 (CBS)

New Jersey Gov. Christie Denounces Gov. Rick Perry Comments On Homosexuality During San Francisco Visit

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is denouncing comments by fellow Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry comparing homosexuality to alcoholism in which people can choose to change their behavior.

06/13/2014

California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom ( Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Lieutenant Governor Newsom Demands Apology From Gov. Perry Over Homosexuality, Alcoholism Comparison

San Francisco’s former mayor, who was thrust on the national stage when he legalized same-sex marriage in the city in 2004, is now demanding an apology from Texas Governor Rick Perry after he likened homosexuality to alcoholism in an appearance at the Commonwealth Club Wednesday.

06/12/2014

Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) takes questions at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco on June 11, 2014. (CBS)

Texas Gov. Rick Perry Compares Homosexuality To Alcoholism In San Francisco Appearance

Texas Gov. Rick Perry raised eyebrows during his appearance at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco Wednesday night, when he compared homosexuality to alcoholism.

06/12/2014

Texas Gov. Rick Perry. (Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)

Texas Governor Rick Perry Visits California In Push For Tesla Battery Factory

Texas Gov. Rick Perry held up his own state as a model for responsible energy production and economic growth in California.

06/11/2014

Still image from a TV ad being aired in California, telling businesses to flee for Texas, created and funded by the Americans for Economic Freedom organization. (Credit: Americans for Economic Freedom)

Texas Conservatives Resume Airing Ads Telling Businesses To Flee California

Radio listeners and TV watchers this week likely heard advertisements from the conservative organization “Americans for Economic Freedom,” funded by Texas Governor Rick Perry’s leftover 2012 campaign funds, telling California businesses to flee for the political sanctuary of Texas, and according to official governor’s office documents, some are hearing the call.

03/21/2014

A cartoon depicting Texas Gov. Rick Perry and an explosion appeared in the April 25, 2013 edition of the Sacramento Bee. (CBS)

Sacramento Bee Cartoon Depicting Explosion Disgusts Texas Governor

Gov. Rick Perry said Friday he’s disgusted a California newspaper ran a cartoon that depicts him boasting about booming business in Texas, then shows an explosion, a week after a fertilizer plant explosion killed 14 people in a Texas town.

04/27/2013

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