Texas issues just 340 voter ID cards
Only 340 Texas residents obtained election identification certificates prior to the mid-term elections, suggesting just how tough the state's tough Voter ID law is.
Video game industry honors Texas governor
Gov. Rick Perry was honored by the Entertainment Software Association for his commitment and leadership in the development of the growing video game industry in Texas, where he was presented with an award in appreciation of his support.
Make it a dozen: Texas top exporting state again
Texas has again been ranked the No. 1 exporting state in the nation by the U.S. Census Bureau, making it the 12th consecutive year Texas has held this position.
Texas invests $3 million to create biotechnology center
Gov. Rick Perry today announced a million investment through the Texas Emerging Technology Fund (TETF) to create the Center for Cell and Organ Biotechnology in collaboration with the Texas Heart Institute (THI) and Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.
Texas facility assembles first smartphones in United States
Texas became a pioneer in the smartphone industry on Tuesday when Gov. Rick Perry celebrated the grand opening of Flextronics’ new manufacturing facility that will provide final assembly and customization of the first smartphone designed, engineered and assembled in the United States.
Texas Emerging Technology Fund grants $2.5 million to two startups
Gov. Rick Perry has announced awards from the Texas Emerging Technology Fund to two early stage companies that are developing groundbreaking technologies in Texas to purify water and diagnose infections.
Texas moves tech jobs bill forward
Lawmakers in the Texas Senate passed a bill Wednesday to keep the state workforce competitive by helping Texans attain technical degrees as quickly and efficiently as possible.