Rick Perry And The Troubles Back Home

Illustration by Terrence Henry/StateImpact Texas
Despite his fifth place finish in the Iowa caucuses earlier this week, Governor Rick Perry says he'll continue campaigning for president. While he's been away, Texans have grappled with the impacts of a historic drought, a newly invigorated fossil-fuel industry and seen continued battles between state policymakers and the federal government over environmental regulation.

For StateImpact Texas, Mose Buchele reports what challenges the Governor will face back at home if he eventually falls short in his bid for the White House.

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