Rick Perry
  • Texas Gov. Rick Perry called for a moratorium on new grants for a 3 billion cancer-fighting effort that's already under criminal investigation.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 20, 2012, 11:33 AM EST
  • Bioenergy producer Terrabon, which was awarded $2.75 million in 2010 from Texas Governor's Rick Perry's signature economic development fund,¬†filed for bankruptcy.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 11, 2012, 12:00 AM EST
  • In this Sept. 19, 2012 file photo, Kountze High School cheerleaders and other children work on a large sign in Kountze, Texas. Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott announced Wednesday that he is intervening in a lawsuit that cheerleaders filed against the school district. The district told the cheerleaders to stop using Bible verses at football games after the Freedom From Religion Foundation complained.

    A judge stopped an East Texas school district on Thursday from barring cheerleaders from quoting Bible verses on banners at high school football games, saying the policy appears to violate their free speech rights.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 10, 2012, 3:30 PM EST