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2011-07-15 11:00:00

HOUSTON, July 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Steve Mueller, President and Chief Executive Officer of Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE: SWN) issued a statement today congratulating Texas Governor Rick Perry's decision to sign a hydraulic fracturing disclosure bill into law and expressing appreciation to Representative Jim Keffer and Senator Jane Nelson for their efforts to get this landmark legislation passed. "Southwestern Energy Company strongly supports Governor Perry's decision to require...

2011-06-21 11:41:00

SOUTH SALEM, N.Y., June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a national survey of 700 likely Republican primary voters conducted by The Dick Morris Poll on June 18-19, 2011, Texas Governor Rick Perry scores unimpressively when measured against the other contenders. In the survey, which has a 95% confidence of a margin of error of + or - 4%, Perry got only 5% of the primary vote. The following were the vote totals in the survey: Mitt Romney 23...

2011-06-20 12:58:00

WASHINGTON, June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA) released the following statement in response to Texas Governor Rick Perry signing into law legislation that implements a real-time, stop-sale system allowing law-abiding citizens to access common cold and allergy medicines containing pseudoephedrine (PSE), while stopping sales that exceed the legal limit: "We applaud the work of Texas lawmakers who enacted legislation implementing a real-time,...

2011-04-22 08:23:00

Call comes in response to Governor Perry's proclamation HOUSTON, April 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Texas chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-TX) today called on mosques across that state to offer prayers for rain to help relieve the worst drought since the 1930s, which has resulted in extreme wildfire danger. CAIR-TX issued its call for prayers in response to a proclamation issued yesterday by Texas Governor Rick Perry declaring a three-day period of...

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2011-03-04 16:27:02

Under a measure approved on Thursday by the Texas House of Representatives, women seeking an abortion would have to first get an ultrasounds, Reuters is reporting. Women seeking an abortion at any clinic in the state of Texas would have to get an ultrasound between 24 and 72 hours before an abortion, according to the legislation. Patients would view the sonogram, hear an explanation of the image and listen to any audible heartbeat. This first significant bill considered by the House this...

2011-02-08 13:35:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is the text of a statement by Texas Health Care Association (THCA) President Tim Graves commenting on Governor Rick Perry's State of the State address: "As we have previously noted and acknowledged, THCA is fully cognizant of the fact Texas must balance its budget, and, as we always have, we will continue to be responsible partners in helping craft a final budget in collaboration with Governor Perry and the Legislature....

2011-01-18 18:02:00

HOUSTON, Jan. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Spark Energy sincerely apologizes to Governor Rick Perry, the Inauguration team, and all Texans for any disruption at the Governor's Third Inauguration Ceremony caused by an airplane salute. "Our intention is to support the Governor's Inauguration and to celebrate Texas," said Keith Maxwell, President and CEO of Spark Energy. "As soon as we realized the disruption, we immediately stepped in to rectify it. We in no way wanted to deny those in...

2010-12-25 11:10:00

DALLAS, Dec. 25, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Dallas Morning News has named Rick Perry as its 2010 Dallas Morning News Texan of the Year. The newspaper's Editorial Board cited the governor for peerless political instincts that won him an unprecedented third four-year term as Texas governor and catapulted him onto the national stage. An editorial in editions of Sunday, December 26 pointed out that the newspaper has differed with many of Perry's policies and recommended his opponents in this...

2010-12-20 10:12:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Dec. 20, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by Texans for Public Justice: Dallas billionaire Harold Simmons has contributed $1,120,000 to Texas Governor Rick Perry - $500,000 in the past four months - as his political appointees are considering a rule to open the West Texas nuclear waste dump Simmons operates to radioactive shipments from nearly every state in the nation. Not wanting to touch nuclear waste itself, Congress ordered states to...

2010-09-17 12:38:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- While Texas gubernatorial candidates Rick Perry and Bill White sling mud at each other, a Texas company, Cow Wow, has united the two politicians -- mounting them on the back of a 16-foot trailer for a Texas-style tour. Cow Wow, a liquid compost product, is launching a "Moovement," the "Heads of State," featuring six-foot terra cotta busts of Perry and White, with hair of ivy. The public is invited to text or vote online for the candidate with the...