Rick Perry

Texas issues just 340 voter ID cards

by • 7 years ago

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

by • 8 years ago

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

by • 8 years ago

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

by • 8 years ago

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

by • 8 years ago

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

by • 8 years ago

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

by • 9 years ago

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.

Texas set to appoint head of cybersecurity

by • 9 years ago

Legislation sitting on Texas Gov. Rick Perry's desk will add new meaning to the phrase 'Don't Mess with Texas.'