And this year --Rick Perry is spending more money than the state takes in --covering his deficit with record borrowing
( Wall street Journal 8/23/11,Texas sells state record $9.8 billion in short term notes ) http://www.window.state.tx.us/taxbud/afr10/afr-10.pdf
Rick Perry Created His State's $27 Billion Budget Crisis - Link
Meet The Real Rick Perry - Video Link
As we approach 2012, Rick Perry continues to invent his own narrative about his record as Governor. It's a story that puts him on a collision course with the truth. The Texas Democratic Party is here to set the record straight on Perry's catastrophic tenure as governor.
http://www.tpj.org/Texans for Public Justice has dubbed Leininger Perry's "Heavenly Host," outlining just how interconnected the two have been over the years, with Leininger donating $239,233 in official contributions to Perry's gubernatorial campaigns, and Perry doling out a series of government grants to Leininger's various business enterprises. - Link