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2008-08-07 15:00:39

To: NATIONAL EDITORS Contact: Debra Greenspan, +1-202-741-5573, for the American Meat Institute WASHINGTON, Aug.

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.

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.

2008-06-25 15:02:34

By Maria Recio, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Texas Jun. 25--WASHINGTON -- Gov. Rick Perry took his case for a Texas waiver from corn-based ethanol production to Washington on Tuesday, arguing that the EPA program is driving up food costs by diverting scarce corn to fuel production.

2008-06-25 03:02:45

By Dave Michaels, The Dallas Morning News Jun. 25--WASHINGTON -- Texas Gov. Rick Perry has touched off a new battle over America's use of corn-based ethanol, dividing the powerful agricultural lobby and forcing regulators to grapple with the fuel's impact on food prices. In April, Mr.

2008-06-24 15:03:01

The following statement was issued today by Tom Schatz, President, Citizens Against Government Waste: "On behalf of the more than 1.2 million members and supporters of Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW), I am expressing my support for Governor Rick Perry's (R-Texas) request to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to waive the ethanol mandate for the state of Texas to reduce this year's Renewable Fuel Standards (RFS) by half.

2008-06-24 15:02:49

To: NATIONAL EDITORS Contact: Debra Greenspan, +1-202-741-5573, or Alex Slater, +1- 202-295-0139 or +1-202-321-1565, both for Coalition for Balanced Food and Fuel Food Producers, Environmentalists and Consumer Advocates Echo Perrys call to Revisit U.S.

2008-06-18 15:00:45

During the 2008 BIO International Convention, hosted by the Biotechnology Industry Organization, Secretary of State Phil Wilson announced two new Texas Emerging Technology Fund (TETF) investments to advance Texas' biotech activities.

2006-07-10 13:45:41

HOUSTON (Reuters) - Writer and musician Kinky Friedman, who once sang "They Ain't Making Jews Like Jesus Anymore," may include the name by which he is best known on the ballot to choose Texas' next governor in November, the state's top election official said on Monday.

2006-06-02 10:01:37

Texas Gov. Rick Perry unveiled plans on Thursday to place hundreds of surveillance cameras along the Rio Grande and stream the images to the Internet so computer users everywhere can help patrol the U.S.-Mexico border.


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