UPDATE (8/16): Gov. Perry addressed Friday's indictments in a short press conference, today. "We don’t settle political differences with indictments in this country," he said. "It is outrageous that some would use partisan political theatrics to rip away at the very fabric of our state’s constitution. This indictment amounts to nothing more than abuse of power and I cannot and I will not allow that to happen." Perry further added: "I intend to fight against those who would erode our state’s constitution and laws purely for political purposes and I intend to win."
Texas Governor Rick Perry announced a Texas Enterprise Fund Monday, August 4, that will invest $2.3 million to bring SpaceX to Cameron County in East Texas. Currently, that deal is contingent upon finalization of local agreements and receipt of permits. The facility could potentially create 300 jobs and inject $85 million in capitals investments to the county.
On the Monday edition of The Chad Hasty Show, Matt Mackowiak, GOP strategist and co-founder of MustReadTexas.com, spoke with Chad Hasty about the latest state and national news.
Governor Rick Perry has appointed a new commissioner of Workers’ Compensation at the Texas Department of Insurance and a new member to the State Board for Educator Certification.
Two Texas Enterprise Fund investments will be allocated to The Charles Schwab Corporation. $1.4 million will be used by the corporation to expand into El Paso with the intention of creating 445 jobs and $21.5 million in capital investment over the next decade. $4.5 million will be invested into Schwab’s existing operations in Texas’ Capitol. The investment is expected to create over 800 jobs and return $210 million in capital investment over the next decade contingent upon finalization of a local incentive package.
Special Election set for September 9th. Early voting begins August 25th.
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