If Perry Returns to Texas, What Challenges Await?
Despite his fifth-place finish in the Iowa GOP caucus, Gov. Rick Perry will continue campaigning for president. While he’s been away, Texans have grappled with a historic drought, a newly invigorated fossil-fuel industry, and continued battles between state policymakers and the federal government over environmental regulation. For StateImpact Texas, KUT’s Mose Buchele reports what challenges will face Perry back at home, if he falls short in his bid for the White House. Congressman Silvestre Reyes, D-El Paso:
Once he decides that his ride is over, yeah, he needs to come back and help us deal with these very important issues that are the bread and butter across the state, especially experiencing the drought that we’ve been experiencing.
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