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2009-06-11 08:00:00

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, June 11 /PRNewswire/ -- SeprOx Corporation received a pre-seed commercialization award from the Texas Emerging Technology Fund (ETF) presented by Governor Rick Perry at Texas Technology Leadership Day held this past Friday at the Houston Technology Center. SeprOx will receive an initial investment of $250,000 and is eligible to receive up to $1 million in total funding. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090611/DA30680LOGO) "Too often, great ideas are...

2009-06-05 14:01:00

Governor announced the latest Recipients of $250,000 Pre-Seed Commercialization Awards from the Texas Emerging Technology Fund HOUSTON, June 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The Gulf Coast Regional Center of Innovation and Commercialization (RCIC) and the Houston Technology Center (HTC), a business accelerator that assists Houston-based emerging technology companies, today hosted Texas Technology Leadership Day. As the home of the Gulf Coast RCIC, the HTC was pleased that Gov. Rick Perry joined the event...

2009-06-05 09:48:00

AUSTIN, Texas, June 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Representatives from key education and business organizations today urged Governor Rick Perry to sign into law landmark legislation that would give schools more flexibility to purchase innovative, up-to-date instructional materials and educational technology to better prepare students for a global, knowledge-based economy. House Bill 4294 earned overwhelming approval from Texas lawmakers during the recent legislative session. Governor Perry has until...

2009-05-06 10:21:00

AUSTIN, Texas, May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- In recognition of the Texas travel industry and its significant contribution to the Texas economy, Governor Rick Perry has proclaimed May 9-17, 2009 Texas Travel and Tourism Week. Texas Travel and Tourism Week coincides with National Travel and Tourism Week in which cities, states and travel-related businesses nationwide celebrate the value and economic impact of travel and tourism. Texas' number one ambassador, First Lady Anita Perry, is also dedicated...

2008-12-12 14:15:00

TUCSON, Ariz., Dec. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Roberta Kalafut, D.O., just announced her resignation as President of the Texas Medical Board, possibly bringing to a close the worst abuses of power by the TMB against good physicians. Kalafut's tenure was marked by unjust disciplinary actions, particularly against her competitors, and stonewalling by the TMB and Governor Rick Perry. "We applaud Kalafut's resignation," said AAPS Executive Director Jane Orient. "AAPS has received far more...

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2008-11-26 13:30:00

Texas Gov. Rick Perry said on Tuesday that a federal agency's proposal to regulate carbon dioxide emissions would cripple the economy of the leading energy producing U.S. state. The Texas Governor asked the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to suppress the urge to regulate greenhouse gas emissions, citing the "devastating implications for Texas' economy and energy industry." Perry told EPA Administrator Stephen Johnson that expansion of EPA regulation would create "massive costs" and...

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2008-08-08 06:05:00

By Edward Iwata In a win for corn growers and a setback for cattle producers, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday denied a request by Texas Gov. Rick Perry to slash the required volume of renewable fuels such as ethanol that are blended with gasoline. In a statement, EPA Administrator Stephen Johnson said the request "did not meet the criteria in the law." Johnson said the renewable fuels standard "remains an important tool" to cut greenhouse gas emissions and lessen U.S....

2008-08-07 15:00:39

To: NATIONAL EDITORS Contact: Debra Greenspan, +1-202-741-5573, for the American Meat Institute WASHINGTON, Aug. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, economists and leaders from the livestock, restaurant, beverage and food industries expressed disappointment at the Environmental Protection Agencys (EPA) decision to refuse an urgent request by Texas Governor Rick Perry for relief from the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) which is contributing to record food price inflation. Federal law...

2008-07-23 18:00:48

By Joseph Morton, Omaha World-Herald, Neb. Jul. 23--WASHINGTON -- The debate over ethanol and rising food prices was supposed to come to a head this week with a decision by the Environmental Protection Agency on whether to halve federal requirements for the use of renewable fuels. But EPA Administrator Stephen Johnson said Tuesday he won't make that decision until next month. Texas Gov. Rick Perry asked the EPA in late April for a temporary cut in the Renewable Fuel Standard law,...

2008-07-02 12:01:05

Documents show Texas Gov. Rick Perry sought relief from ethanol production mandates just six days after a poultry producer donated $100,000 to a group he heads. East Texas poultry producer Lonnie Bo Pilgrim gave $100,000 to the Republican Governor's Conference less than a week before Perry submitted a waiver request, The Houston Chronicle reported Wednesday. The newspaper says records obtained through the Texas Public Information Act reveal a March meeting between Pilgrim and Perry to...


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