Epilogue: State of Texas pays 800K for Rick Perry’s presidential run

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“Texas taxpayers were billed almost $800,000 in travel costs for a security detail to travel with Gov. Rick Perry largely on out-of-state events tied to his presidential campaign from September through November,” the Austin American Statesman reports.

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