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2011-07-26 05:04:00

NEW YORK, July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- By this time next summer the Republican candidate who will challenge President Obama will be known but at this point the list of candidates and potential candidates for the nomination is still far from finalized. With the "will-he-or-she-run-questions" still being asked and answered, some of the names with the highest familiarity among the general public are still not even declared candidates. (Logo:...

2011-07-15 11:30:00

WASHINGTON, July 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Background: ANGA President and CEO Regina Hopper issued the following statement on Texas Gov. Rick Perry's signing of two important pieces of legislation into law. Texas is the first state in the country to pass a bill, HB 3328, that requires public disclosure of the components of hydraulic fracturing fluids. SB 20 creates the framework to establish a natural gas transportation corridor in the rapidly expanding Texas Triangle Megaregion, which...

2011-07-15 11:30:00

HOUSTON, July 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Texas' new hydraulic fracturing disclosure law - signed by Gov. Rick Perry on Friday - demonstrates that states and oil and gas producers can work together to increase public confidence in the industry as it develops abundant, cleaner-burning natural gas resources, said G. Steven Farris, chairman and chief executive officer of Apache Corporation (NYSE, Nasdaq: APA). Perry signed the disclosure law at a ceremony in Denton, Texas. He also signed a bill...

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...


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