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The right sentences for drug offenders

Texas Gov. Rick Perry and Attorney General Eric Holder don't agree on much. But they have reached a surprising convergence on one point about the ongoing government effort to combat drug use and trafficking: We incarcerate too many people for too long, a policy that wastes money and treats the least dangerous offenders with undue harshness.


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Wed Jul 30, 2014


Israel calls up another 16,000 reserves amid intensive Gaza fighting

Rebecca Abramov, second from left, holds up a sign in Hebrew during a rally in support of Israel in front of city hall in Dallas, Texas, Wednesday, July 30, 2014.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, US Governors, Palestine, TX

D Magazine

Gov. Rick Perry to Attend Pro-Israel Rally at Dallas City Hall Today

This pretty much says it all. Perry is clearly setting himself up for another presidential run, but you already knew that.


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CBS Local

Perry: America Must End 'Ambivalence' On Israel

Texas Gov. Rick Perry has told a pro-Israel rally in Dallas that America must end a "policy of calculated ambivalence" toward the Middle East.


Related Topix: Israel, Middle East, US Governors, Texas Government, Texas

The Austin Chronicle

Admiral McRaven to Become UT Chancellor

The leadership of the UT System could be set for a real change in management style, as the board of regents yesterday announced that Admiral William McRaven is the sole finalist to become the next system chancellor.


Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, US Governors, Naval Postgraduate School, US Military, US Navy

The Times

Texas lawmakers question endgame for border surge

AUSTIN -- State officials opened the books for Texas lawmakers Tuesday at the Capitol.


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KCRA-TV Sacramento

Tesla to open battery plant in Stockton?



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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Marcos Breton: On immigration, Jerry Brown sounds more like Ronald...

Speaking in Mexico City this week, Gov. Jerry Brown set a vastly different tone on immigration from Texas Gov. Rick Perry, who uses the U.S.-Mexico border as a wedge to divide people.


Related Topix: Jerry Brown, US Governors, Immigration Reform, North America Travel, Travel, World News, Mexico City, Mexico Travel, Mexico Travel, Mexico, Prison

Tue Jul 29, 2014


4 Ways Texas Could Win Big Under New Climate Change Rules

Earlier this year, the earth hit a frightening milestone: carbon dioxide in the atmosphere reached its highest level since humans have inhabited the earth .


Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, US Governors, Abbott, TX, University of Texas at Austin


Armed Militias Guard Border Against 'Threat' Of Immigrant Children

Unaffiliated "militia" groups armed with semi-automatic rifles, masks, camouflage and tactical gear have been spotted in the Texas Rio Grande Valley, protecting the U.S.-Mexico border, one can only assume, from the thousands of unaccompanied children who have fled record violence in their home countries in Central America.


Related Topix: Prison, Texas Government, Texas, US News, Illegal Immigration, US Governors

The Washington Post

Texas: Gay-marriage ban best for children

Texas' ban on same-sex marriage allows the state to promote the birth and upbringing of children in "stable, lasting relationships," the state's attorney general argued Tuesday while asking a federal appeals court to reinstate the ban.


Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, Gay/Lesbian, US News, Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, US Supreme Court, US Governors, US Politics


Perry takes border push to New Hampshire

In a move with both 2014 and 2016 implications, Texas Gov. Rick Perry will weigh in Tuesday on the U.S. Senate battle in New Hampshire.


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Castro blasts Perry for border stunts

The tense back-and-forth between Texas Rep. Joaqun Castro and Gov. Rick Perry over the crisis along the U.S.-Mexico border is not letting up.


Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, US Governors, Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Illegal Immigration

Fox News

poll: Hypothetical 2016 presidential matchups

July 21, 2014: Gov. Rick Perry, center, speaks during a news conference in the Governor's press room in Austin, Texas.


Related Topix: US Governors, Texas Government, Texas, US News, Florida, Florida Government, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Chris Christie

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Delwin Jones runs for Texas Senate District 28 seat

According to a news release, Jones, who lost the House district 83 seat to Charles Perry in 2010, said he wants to carry on the conservative values espoused by Robert Duncan, who resigned his Senate seat July 3 after accepting the chancellorship at Texas Tech.


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Can National Guard Troops Make Arrests Along the Texas Border?

Can the National Guard troops being deployed to the border arrest and detain people? Only if Gov. Rick Perry says they can.


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Bellingham Herald

California governor takes dig at Texas guard plan

At a news conference Monday with Mexican Foreign Relations Secretary Jose Antonio Meade, Brown said the immigration overload of thousands of Central American youths at the border should be seen as a humanitarian issue.

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KHOU-TV Houston

California governor takes dig at Texas guard plan

California Gov. Jerry Brown took a not-so-subtle dig at Texas' decision to deploy National Guard troops to the border, saying Monday he expects it to be a short-lived measure and that "wiser minds will prevail."


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The Daily Republic

Immigration protests short on compassion

If one were looking for an occasion to convene fellow protestors, to make signs and placards, to post picket lines, and to compose protest chants, many possibilities present themselves.


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