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In Last Hurrah, Perry Encourages Compromise

Jan 15, 2015
Marjorie Kamys Cotera / Texas Tribune

Gov. Rick Perry pumped his fists in the air and gave a thumbs up sign to those in the gallery as he entered the Texas House chamber for the final time as an elected state official.

Five -- And A Half -- Things We Won't Forget About Rick Perry

Jan 5, 2015
Texas Governor Rick Perry's office / Flickr

When Gov. Rick Perry leaves office this month, he’ll wrap up a three-decade stretch in state elective office that concluded with his being the longest-serving governor in Texas history.


Five stories that have North Texas talking: relive Rick Perry's gaffes in a video; the new bag fee is in effect for Dallas; exploring 2014’s top albums; and more.


Since 2000, Rick Perry has been governor of Texas. But next month he’s leaving office.

This week, the Texas Tribune is exploring Perry’s legacy in a 10-part series. Reeve Hamilton is a Tribune reporter -- he talked about the governor with KERA’s Eric Aasen.

Perry Declines Texas A&M Building Honor

Dec 18, 2014
Cushing Memorial Library and Archives, Texas A&M University/Texas Tribune

The Academic Building at Texas A&M University will not have its name changed to the Governor Rick Perry ’72 Building after all.

Christopher Halloran / Shutterstock

Five stories that have North Texas talking: Gov. Perry talks yet again about a potential presidential run; watch some cool drone video of fog hugging the Dallas skyline; Arlington ISD apologizes to a student in a wheelchair; and more.

Christopher Halloran / Shutterstock

Gov. Rick Perry is in New Hampshire saying he's preparing to make a second run for president. The GOP hopeful says he'll make a decision in May or June.

Christopher Halloran / Shutterstock

Indicted Texas Gov. Rick Perry has made his first court appearance on felony abuse of power charges, sitting largely stoically through heated arguments from lawyers.

Gov. Rick Perry's office

Five stories that have North Texas talking: Gov. Rick Perry will attend a pre-trial hearing in his abuse-of-power case, Dallas nurse Amber Vinson defends herself against critics, Dallas Morning News restaurant critic Leslie Brenner will be on ‘Think,’ and more.

Perry Issues New Ebola Monitoring Recommendations

Nov 4, 2014
Texas Tribune livestream

Gov. Rick Perry announced Tuesday he is recommending that the state should implement a new classification system for monitoring health care workers and others returning from West African nations dealing with the Ebola outbreak.